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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 301, Issue 1–4, pp 73–77 | Cite as

Higher Dimensional FRW Cosmological Models in Self-Creation Theory

  • R. Venkateswarlu
  • K. Pavan Kumar
Original Article

Abstract

The field equations of Barber's (1982) second self-creation theory of gravitation are solved for 5D Friedmann-Robertson-Walker space time using perfect fluid energy momentum tensor. By assuming an equation of state p= ε ρ, (0 ≤ ε ≤ 1), the solutions of the field equations, in different scenarios, in Barber's second self-creation theory are presented and discussed. Some properties of these models are also discussed.

Keywords

Higher dimensions Alternative theories Cosmology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, GIFT, GITAMVisakhapatnamIndia

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