PHYS 515 - General Relativity I

Semesters Offered

General Relativity IASTR515A34932LEC1230 - 1350 T R  158 Loomis Laboratory Stuart L. Shapiro
General Relativity IPHYS515A34931LEC1230 - 1350 T R  158 Loomis Laboratory Stuart L. Shapiro

Official Description

Systematic introduction to Einstein's theory, with emphasis on modern coordinate-free methods of computation. Review of special relativity, modern differential geometry, foundations of general relativity, laws of physics in the presence of a gravitational field, linearized theory, and experimental tests of gravitation theories. Course Information: Same as ASTR 515. Prerequisite: PHYS 436.