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PHYS 515 - General Relativity I

Last offered Spring 2022

Official Description

Systematic introduction to Einstein's theory, with emphasis on modern coordinate-free methods of computation. Review of special relativity, modern differential geometry, foundations of general relativity, laws of physics in the presence of a gravitational field, linearized theory, and experimental tests of gravitation theories. Course Information: Same as ASTR 515. Prerequisite: PHYS 436.

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TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
General Relativity IA70548LEC41330 - 1450 M W  276 Loomis Laboratory Helvi Witek