**A No-Nonsense Introduction to General Relativity**

by Sean M. Carroll

2001**Number of pages**: 24

**Description**:

General relativity has a reputation of being extremely difficult. This introduction is a very pragmatic affair, intended to give you some immediate feel for the language of General Relativity. It does not substitute for a deep understanding -- that takes more work.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(160KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Mass and Angular Momentum in General Relativity**

by

**J.L. Jaramillo, E. Gourgoulhon**-

**arXiv**

We present an introduction to mass and angular momentum in General Relativity. After briefly reviewing energy-momentum for matter fields, first in the flat Minkowski case (Special Relativity) and then in curved spacetimes with or without symmetries.

(

**4046**views)

**Vector Analysis and the Theory of Relativity**

by

**Francis Dominic Murnaghan**-

**Johns Hopkins press**

This monograph is the outcome of lectures delivered to the graduate department of mathematics of The Johns Hopkins University. Considerations of space have made it somewhat condensed in form, but the mode of presentation is sufficiently novel.

(

**8700**views)

**Partial Differential Equations of Physics**

by

**Robert Geroch**-

**arXiv**

All partial differential equations that describe physical phenomena in space-time can be cast into a universal quasilinear, first-order form. We describe some broad features of systems of differential equations so formulated.

(

**10333**views)

**Metric Relativity and the Dynamical Bridge: highlights of Riemannian geometry in physics**

by

**Mario Novello, Eduardo Bittencourt**-

**arXiv**

We present an overview of recent developments concerning modifications of the geometry of space-time to describe various physical processes of interactions among classical and quantum configurations. We concentrate in two main lines of research...

(

**740**views)