A first course in general relativity.

Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 1985
Physical description
xiv, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780521277037
  • 0521257700
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-365) and index.
Contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Preface -- 1. Special relativity -- 2. Vector analysis in special relativity -- 3. Tensor analysis in special relativity -- 4. Perfect fluids in special relativity -- 5. Preface to curvature -- 6. Curved manifolds -- 7. Physics in a curved spacetime -- 8. The Einstein field equations -- 9. Gravitational radiation -- 10. Spherical solutions for stars -- 11. Schwarzschild geometry and black holes -- 12. Cosmology -- Appendices -- References -- Index.
Genre
  • text
Language
  • English

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