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General relativity (Physics)

  • Dynamics and Relativityby Jeffrey Forshaw; Gavin Smith

    Wiley 2014; US$ 170.00

    A new title in the Manchester Physics Series, this introductory text emphasises physical principles behind classical mechanics and relativity. It assumes little in the way of prior knowledge, introducing relevant mathematics and carefully developing it within a physics context. Designed to provide a logical development of the subject, the book is divided... more...

  • Stability by Linearization of Einstein's Field Equationby Lluís Bruna; Joan Girbau

    Springer 2013; US$ 99.00

    The concept of linearization stability arises when one compares the solutions to a linearized equation with solutions to the corresponding true equation. This requires a new definition of linearization stability adapted to Einstein's equation. However, this new definition cannot be applied directly to Einstein's equation because energy conditions tie... 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...

  • Quantum Physics Without Quantum Philosophyby Detlef Dürr; Sheldon Goldstein; Nino Zanghì

    Springer 2012; US$ 149.00

    It has often been claimed that without drastic conceptual innovations a genuine explanation of quantum interference effects and quantum randomness is impossible. This book concerns Bohmian mechanics, a simple particle theory that is a counterexample to such claims. The gentle introduction and other contributions collected here show how the phenomena... more...

  • The Special Theory of Relativityby David Bohm

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 18.95

    Bohm describes how the notion of Relativity strikes at the heart of our very conception of the universe, regardless of whether we are physicists or philosophers. more...

  • General Relativityby Norbert Straumann

    Springer 2012; US$ 99.00

    This book provides a completely revised and expanded version of the previous classic edition ‘General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics’. In Part I the foundations of general relativity are thoroughly developed, while Part II is devoted to tests of general relativity and many of its applications. Binary pulsars – our best laboratories... more...

  • BLACK HOLES, COSMOLOGY AND EXTRA DIMENSIONSby Kirill A. Bronnikov; Sergey G. Rubin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 176.00

    Assuming foundational knowledge of special and general relativity, this book guides the reader on issues surrounding black holes, wormholes, cosmology, and extra dimensions. Its first part is devoted to local strong field configurations (black holes and wormholes) in general relativity and the most relevant of alternative theories: scalar–tensor,... more...

  • 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...

  • The Geometry of Special Relativityby Tevian Dray

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    The Geometry of Special Relativity provides an introduction to special relativity that encourages readers to see beyond the formulas to the deeper geometric structure. The text treats the geometry of hyperbolas as the key to understanding special relativity. This approach replaces the ubiquitous ? symbol of most standard treatments with the appropriate... more...