00883 - Relativity

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2021/2022

Course contents

Special Relativity-Maxwell equations-retarded potential

Equivalence principle


Riemann tensor

Einstein equations

Schwarzschild solution

Classical tests

Gravitational waves


S. Weinberg : Gravitation and Cosmology, John Wiley & Sons, 1972

R. D'Inverno : Introducing Einstein Relativity, Oxford University Press, 1992

Teaching methods


Assessment methods

Oral examination

Office hours

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