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Soviet Physics Journal

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 25–28 | Cite as

Derivation of Treder-type gravitational equations from a variational principle

  • V. N. Tunyak
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Abstract

A single variation principle for the gravitational field and nongravitating matter leading to Treder-type gravitational equations is formulated. It is shown that when Treder's theory is modified in this manner the resulting special-relativistic theory of gravitation with 16-component gravitational potentials h µ (α) predicts 7/12 of the perihelion advance and 1/2 of the light deflection and light delay predicted by general relativity.

Keywords

General Relativity Variation Principle Gravitational Field Gravitational Potential Single Variation 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. N. Tunyak
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  1. 1.V. I. Lenin Belorussian State UniversityUSSR

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