MTS 463 Course Synopsis

Courses Code: MTS 463

Course Title: GENERAL RELATIVITY

Number of unit : 3 UNITS

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Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Mathematical Science

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COURSE SYNOPSIS
PRQT MTS 322

Particles in a gravitational field.  Curvilinear coordinates, intervals, covariant differentiation.  Christofell symbol and metric tensor.  The constant gravitational field.  Rotation, The curvature tensor.  The Action function for the gravitational field.  The energy momentum tensor. Newton’s law.  Motion in  a centrally symmetric gravitational field.  The energy momentum tensor.  Newtom’s law.  Motion in a pseudo-tensor.  Gravitational waves.  Gravitational fields at large distance from bodies.  Isotopic space.  Space-time metric in the closed and in one open  isotopic model.  The red shift.

MTS 463 – GENERAL RELATIVITY

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