Download e-book for iPad: A Relativist's Toolkit: The Mathematics of Black-Hole by Eric Poisson

By Eric Poisson

ISBN-10: 0521537800

ISBN-13: 9780521537803

ISBN-10: 0521830915

ISBN-13: 9780521830911

This 2004 textbook fills a spot within the literature on common relativity via delivering the complex pupil with functional instruments for the computation of many bodily fascinating amounts. The context is supplied by means of the mathematical idea of black holes, some of the most dependent, winning, and suitable purposes of basic relativity. one of the themes mentioned are congruencies of timelike and null geodesics, the embedding of spacelike, timelike and null hypersurfaces in spacetime, and the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations of common relativity. even if the ebook is self-contained, it's not intended to function an advent to basic relativity. in its place, it's intended to aid the reader collect complicated abilities and develop into a reliable researcher in relativity and gravitational physics. the first readership involves graduate scholars in gravitational physics. it is going to even be an invaluable reference for extra pro researchers operating during this field.

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