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General relativity (Physics)

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  • Allgemeine Relativitätstheorieby Torsten Fließbach

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Dieses Buch gibt eine Einführung in die Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie, also in Einsteins relativistische Theorie der Gravitation. Zu den behandelten Anwendungen der Theorie gehören Experimente im Sonnensystem, Gravitationswellen, Sterne und der Kosmos. Die Darstellung bewegt sich auf dem Niveau einer Kursvorlesung in Theoretischer Physik,... more...

  • Special Relativityby Domenico Giulini

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 16.99

    Special relativity provides the foundations of our knowledge of space and time. Without it, our understanding of the world, and its place in the universe, would be unthinkable. This book gives a concise, elementary, yet exceptionally modern, introduction to special relativity. It is a gentle yet serious 'first encounter', in that it conveys... more...

  • Lesebuch Mathematik für das erste Studienjahrby Joachim Hilgert

    Springer 2013; US$ 19.95

    Dieses Buch ist eine Begleitlektüre zum ersten Jahr des Mathematikstudiums und darüber hinaus. Im Mittelpunkt stehen Motivation und Erläuterung der zentralen Begriffsbildungen anhand von Beispielen und exemplarischen Resultaten. Ausgehend von den elementarsten und historisch frühesten mathematischen Konzepten des Messens und Zählens... more...

  • An Introduction to General Relativityby L. P. Hughston; K. P. Tod

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 42.00

    This textbook provides an introduction to general relativity for mathematics undergraduates or graduate physicists. After a review of Cartesian tensor notation and special relativity the concepts of Riemannian differential geometry are introducted. More e more...

  • Special Relativityby U.E. Schroder; P. Roman

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 99.00

    This book provides a thorough discussion of the concepts and main consequences of special relativity. Treated in detail are the Lorentz transformations, their kinematical consequences (the so-called paradoxes), relativistic mechanics, electrodynamics as an example of a relativistic field theory, and the principal features of relativistic hydrodynamics.... more...

  • Relativityby Asghar Qadir

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1989; US$ 73.00

    The most important feature in this book is the simple presentation with details of calculations. It is very easy to follow. Fairly sophisticated calculations are developed very rapidly. The presentation is logical and the detailed coverage makes this book very readable and useful. The contents develop Relativity as a modern theory of motion, starting... more...

  • The Special Theory of Relativity for Mathematics Studentsby Peter Lorimer

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 73.00

    One of the problems facing mathematics and physics is that mathematicians and physicists speak languages that the others find hard to understand. These notes take a fundamental part of physics, the special theory of relativity and describe it in terms that can be understood by mathematics students who have studied the two basic undergraduate topics,... more...

  • General Relativity and Gravitationby Petros Florides; Brien Nolan; Adrian Ottewill

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 287.00

    This authoritative volume provides a snapshot of the state of the art in gravitational physics and related mathematical fields, as well as a review of recent achievements and prospects for future work. With contributing authors among the world leaders in their respective fields, this proceedings volume is a worthy addition to this conference series,... more...

  • Singular Null Hypersurfaces in General Relativityby C Barrabès; P A Hogan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 113.00

    This book presents a comprehensive and self-contained exposition of the mathematical theory of impulsive light-like signals in general relativity. Applications are provided in relativistic astrophysics, cosmology and alternative theories of gravity deduced from string theory. Cataclysmic astrophysical events give rise to impulsive light-like signals... more...

  • The Special Theory of Relativityby David Bohm

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.95

    Based on his famous final year undergraduate lectures on theoretical physics at Birkbeck College, Bohm presents the theory of relativity as a unified whole, making clear the reasons which led to its adoption and explaining its basic meaning. With clarity and grace, he also reveals the limited truth of some of the "common sense" assumptions which make... more...