Introduction to general relativity

A.Y. 2017/2018
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
FIS/02
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Vedi programma
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Course syllabus
First half (about 24 hours): Brief summary of special relativity; introduction to differential geometry: Differential manifolds, tangent and cotangent space, tensor analysis, differential forms, (pseudo-)Riemannian manifolds, linear connections, curvature.
Second half: Einstein equations, Schwarzschild solution, classical tests of GR, black holes, FRW cosmology, gravitational waves.
FIS/02 - THEORETICAL PHYSICS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS AND METHODS - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Klemm Silke
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