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This course has two aims. Aim 1 – To explain how Einstein s theory models gravitation as the curvature of space-time. This involves setting up. Based on a course given at Oxford over many years, this book is a short and concise exposition of the central ideas of general relativity. In December, , I had the pleasure of reviewing the admirable book, Special Relativity, by N. M. J. Woodhouse, and now I have the.

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General Relativity

BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 07, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Based on a course taught for years at Oxford, this book offers a concise exposition of the central ideas of general relativity.

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General Relativity by N. Luca Signorelli rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Steve Schlutow rated it liked it Mar 11, Although the original audience was made up of mathematics students, the focus is on the chain of reasoning that leads to the relativistic theory from the analysis of distance and time measurements in the presence of gravity, rather than on the underlying mathematical structure. Open Preview See a Problem? While primarily designed as an introduction for final-year undergraduates and first-year postgraduates in mathematics, the book is also accessible to physicists who would like to see a more mathematical approach to the relatiivity.

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Justin Horst marked it as to-read Apr 26, Selected pages Title Page. At centre stage are the “local inertial coordinates” set up by an observer in free fall, in which special relativity is valid over short times and distances. Includes links to recent developments, including theoretical work and observational evidence, to encourage further study. Paperbackpages.

Alex marked it as to-read Jun 28, The focus is on the chain of reasoning that leads to the relativistic theory from the analysis of distance and time measurements in the presence of gravity, rather than on the underlying mathematical structure.

Jatin Agrawal marked it as to-read Jul 26, Jobber added it Sep 19, In more practical terms, the book is a sequel to the author’s Special Relativity in the same series, with some overlap in the treatment of tensors.

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General Relativity by N.M.J. Woodhouse

Orbits in the Schwarzschild SpaceTime. Includes links to recent development Based on a course taught for years telativity Oxford, this book offers a concise exposition of the central ideas of general relativity. Trivia About General Relativity. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Mike marked it as to-read Mar 27, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sivakumar marked it as to-read Oct 27, Benjamin marked it as to-read Oct 16, The geometric ideas – which are central relativtiy the understanding of the nature of gravity – are introduced in parallel with the development of the theory, the emphasis being on laying bare how one is led to pseudo-Riemannian geometry through a natural process of reconciliation of special relativity woodnouse the equivalence principle.

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