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Title General relativity : basics and beyond / Ghanashyam Date.
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 249 pages).
Series Chapman & Hall Book
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject General relativity (Physics)
Genre Electronic books.
Contents From Newton to Einstein: synthesis of general relativity -- Examples of space-times -- Dynamics in space-time -- Dynamics of space-time -- Elementary phenomenology -- The space-time arena -- Asymptotic structure -- Black holes -- Cosmological space-times -- Gravitational waves -- Field equation: evolutionary interpretation -- Numerical relativity -- Into the quantum realm -- Epilogue -- Mathematical background.
Summary General Relativity: Basics and Beyond familiarizes students and beginning researchers with the basic features of the theory of general relativity as well as some of its more advanced aspects. Employing the pedagogical style of a textbook, it includes essential ideas and just enough background material needed for readers to appreciate the issues and current research.
Other Title Print version: Date, Ghanashyam. General relativity : basics and beyond. Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, ©2015 xi, 249 pages Chapman & Hall book. 9781466552715