**An Advanced Course in General Relativity**

by Eric Poisson

**Publisher**: University of Guelph 2002**Number of pages**: 190

**Description**:

These lecture notes are suitable for a one-semester course at the graduate level. Table of contents: Fundamentals; Geodesic congruences; hypersurfaces; Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations of general relativity; Black holes.

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