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TVI/TMP-TC1: General Relativity – Übersicht

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Zeit und Ort

Friday, 13 - 16h, room 348/349

Literature

Some textbooks on General Relativity in alphabetical order:

  • Carroll, Sean M.: Lecture Notes on General Relativity. arXiv:gr-qc/9712019 v1 3 Dec 1997.
  • Fließbach, Torsten: Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie. Spektrum Heidelberg, 2006.
  • Hobson, Michael P.; Efstathiou, George P.; Lasenby, Anthony N.: General Relativity: An Introduction for Physicists. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007.
  • Landau, Lev D.; Lifšic, Evgenij M.: Course of theoretical physics 2 - The classical theory of fields. Pergamon Press Oxford, 1975.
    (Not well suited as a first textbook on the theory of gravity.)
  • Misner, Charles W.; Thorne, Kip S.; Wheeler, John A.: Gravitation. Freeman New York, 1998.
    (Entertaining and nice description of differential geometry.)
  • Oloff, Rainer: Geometrie der Raumzeit: eine mathematische Einführung in die Relativitätstheorie. Vieweg Wiesbaden, 2004.
  • Schutz, Bernard F.: A first course in general relativity. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004.
  • Stephani, Hans: Relativity: an introduction to special and general relativity. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004.
    (You might want to take tensor calculus from a different book.)
  • Waner, Stefan: Introduction to Differential Geometry and General Relativity.
  • Weinberg, Steven: Gravitation and cosmology. Wiley New York, 1972.
    (Applications; outdated concerning cosmology.)
  • Weyl, Hermann: Raum, Zeit, Materie. Springer Berlin, 1918.

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