Spacetime, Geometry and Gravitation

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ISBN: 978-3-7643-9970-2 (Print) 978-3-7643-9971-9 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Spacetime

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-38

      Introduction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 39-53

      What is Curvature?

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 55-63

      General Relativity Basics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 65-80

      Spherically Symmetric Gravitational Field

  3. Geometry

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 81-81

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 83-96

      Vectors and Tensors

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      Pages 97-113

      Inner Product

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      Pages 115-132

      Elementary Differential Geometry

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      Pages 133-153

      Connection and Curvature

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      Pages 155-179

      Riemannian Geometry

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      Pages 181-207

      Additional Topics in Geometry

  4. Gravitation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 209-209

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 211-235

      The Einstein Equation

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      Pages 237-256

      General Features of Spacetime

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      Pages 257-286

      Weak Gravitational Fields

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      Pages 287-315

      Schwarzschild and Kerr Solutions

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      Pages 317-327

      Cosmology

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 329-350

      Special Topics

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 351-355