Advanced General Relativity
by Neil Lambert
Publisher: King's College London 2009
Number of pages: 56
Contents: Introduction; Manifolds and Tensors; General Relativity (Derivation, Diffeomorphisms as Gauge Symmetries, Weak Field Limit, Tidal Forces: Geodesic Deviation, ...); The Schwarzchild Black Hole; More Black Holes; Non-asymptotically Flat Solutions.
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