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Published
**1980**
by Wiley in New York
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Written in English

- General relativity (Physics)

**Edition Notes**

Statement | C. Clarke. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC173.6 .C55 1980 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ix, 131 p. : |

Number of Pages | 131 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4138108M |

ISBN 10 | 0470269308 |

LC Control Number | 80116224 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 6556097 |

The book is the undergraduate edition of the author's previous work, Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology: A Basic Introduction,published as part of the Oxford Master Series in Physics. This college edition concentrates on the core elements of the subject making it suitable for a one-semester course at the undergraduate level. I started trying to learn relativity actually before I started college, and I tried from a wide variety of books, and one clearly, clearly surpasses them all. A.

PHY Relativity and cosmology. You are both lucky and unlucky to be taking this course. The point is that this course is essentially unique: I know of no other course anywhere that provides this thorough a treatment of both special and general relativity at a level accessibly with only elementary Size: 2MB. Popular books Geroch, R. (), General Relativity from A to B, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Lieber, Lillian (), The Einstein Theory of Relativity: A Trip to the Fourth Dimension, Thorne, Kip; Hawking, Stephen (). Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy.

This text focuses on general relativity for upper-division undergraduates majoring in physics. It is meant to be especially well adapted for self-study, and answers are given in the back of the book for almost all the problems. The ratio of conceptual to mathematical problems is higher than in most books. special relativity. This is Einstein’s famous strong equivalence principle and it makes general relativity an extension of special relativity to a curved spacetime. The third key idea is that mass (as well as mass and momentum ﬂux) curves spacetime in a manner described by the tensor ﬁeld equations of Size: KB.

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Elementary general relativity Paperback – January 1, by C Clarke (Author)Cited by: Buy Elementary General Relativity on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Elementary General Relativity: C Clarke: : Books Skip to main content4/5(1).

it is a serious introduction to the physics and mathematics of general relativity which demands careful study. The book can stand alone as an introduction to general relativity or be used as an adjunct to standard texts.

Chapter 1 is a self-contained introduction to those parts of special relativity we require for general relativity. Elementary general relativity | Macdonald A. | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Elementary general relativity by C.

Clarke. Published by Wiley in New York. Written in EnglishPages: many elementary diﬀerential geometry texts develop the intrinsic geometry of curved surfaces without using tensors.) There is a brief introduction to tensors for those interested in an appendix.

Theﬁrsttwochapterssystematicallyexploitthemathematicalanalogywhich led to general relativity: a curved spacetime is to a ﬂat spacetime as a curvedFile Size: 3MB. Title: Book-Review - Elementary General Relativity: Authors: Clarke, C.; Shipman, H.

Publication: Astrophysical Letters, Vol. 21, P. Publication Date. elementary di erential geometry texts develop the intrinsic geometry of curved surfaces without using tensors.) Despite the book’s brevity and modest prerequisites, it is a serious introduc-tion to the theory and applications of general relativity which demands careful study.

It can be used as a textbook for general relativity or as an adjunct to. Introductory General Relativity. These Elementary general relativity book are "introductory" because they assume no knowledge of relativity, special or general.

Additionally, they do not require the reader to have any knowledge of topology or geometry. Carroll (), Spacetime and Geometry. (I) $\star$ A standard first book. General Relativity: An Introduction to the Theory of the Gravitational Field, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, In print, ISBN$ (paperback).

Probably a bit more demanding than d'Inverno, this is probably the best organized GR textbook yet to appear. Clearly written (and well translated from the original German), featuring a well balanced selection of topics, and full of useful. General Relativity, by Robert Wald, U.

Chicago Press, A good textbook, from a writer with a good physical intuition, but unwilling to use the most modern forms of mathematics, that are used by many more writers today than when he first wrote this text. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clarke, C.

Elementary general relativity. New York: Wiley,© (OCoLC) Document Type. Elementary general relativity.

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General Relativity in a Nutshell. OF SPECIAL RELATIVITY R 13 Concept Summary. Box verlapping IRFs Move with Constant Relative Velocities O.

Box nit Conversions Between SI and GR Units U. Box ne Derivation of the Lorentz Transformation O. Box orentz Transformations and Rotations L.

Divided into 14 chapters, the revised edition of the book covers elementary concepts of Special relativity, as well as the advanced studies on General relativity.

The recent theories like Kerr geometry, Sagnac effect, Vaidya geometry, Raychaudhuri equation and Gravitation physics vis-à-vis Quantum physics are presented in easy-to-understand. General relativity is a beautiful scheme for describing the gravitational ﬂeld and the equations it obeys.

Nowadays this theory is often used as a prototype for other, more intricate constructions to describe forces between elementary particles or other branches of fundamental physics.

This is why in an introduction to general relativity it is of. General Relativity for Babies gives understandable explanations for big ideas while building foundational vocabulary about general relativity.

My little guy was very intrigued by this board book. *A copy of this book was provided free of charge for an honest review/5. General relativity / Elementary Tour part 4: The light side of gravity. For the propagation of light, Einstein’s theory makes a clear prediction: Light is deflected by gravity.

Just as test particles move on the straightest-possible lines in curved spacetime (i.e. on spacetime geodesics), so does light. This is a textbook on general relativity for upper-division undergraduates majoring in physics, at roughly the same level as Rindler's Essential Relativity or Hartle's book is meant to be especially well adapted for self-study, and answers are given in the back of the book for almost all the problems.

general relativity (general theory of relativity) Albert Einstein's theory of gravity; a generalization of his special theory of relativity. For information about the concepts and applications of this theory, we recommend the chapter general relativity of our introductory section Elementary Einstein.

There is an old book by Max Born, called Einstein's Theory of Relativity which explains the Special Relativity in great detail without any advanced mathematics and a little bit of General Relativity.

It is suitable for those who has not yet started to physics degree or will not, but would like to understand the theory in a deeper and mathematical manner. You should do a search through this section and the book review section, because this has come up several times before. I suggest Schutz, A First Course in General Relativity, because he does a good job on special relativity and introduces all the neccessary math.

Comments on some other books: Rindler, Relativity: Special, General, and. There are a great number of really excellent books on relativity, but no particular book is good for everyone: the reader is as important as that which is being read.

To be honest I imagine that self-learning relativity to be quite difficult. It.