A relativist's toolkit : the mathematics of black-hole mechanics

Author
Other titles
  • A Relativist''s Toolkit
Published
  • Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press 2004
Physical description
1 online resource (251 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-107-14831-6
  • 9786612394836
  • 1-282-39483-5
  • 0-511-64441-8
  • 0-511-64819-7
  • 0-511-19387-4
  • 0-511-56661-1
  • 0-511-60660-5
  • 0-511-19461-7
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-228) and index.
  • Other format: Also issued in print format.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • Original electronic resource. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Ebrary eBook
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Notation and conventions; 1 Fundamentals; 2 Geodesic congruences; 3 Hypersurfaces; 4 Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations of general relativity; 5 Black holes; References; Index
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  • http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/poisson/toolkit/
Genre
  • Electronic book.
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • This textbook provides the advanced student with practical tools for the computation of many physically interesting quantities in general relativity and gravitational physics. The context is provided by the mathematical theory of black holes, one of the most elegant, successful and relevant applications of general relativity.

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