Physics 255 - Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation
Physics 255: Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation (Spring 2014, UC Irvine). Instructor: Professor Herbert W. Hamber. This course provides an introduction to Einstein's theory of gravitation, covering topics: a history of gravity, tensor analysis, Einstein's field equations, astronomical tests of Einstein's theory, and gravitational waves. References used for the class include "Gravitation and Cosmology" by S. Weinberg, "Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity" by J. Hartle, "Lectures on Gravitation" by R.P. Feynman and "Quantum Gravitation" by H.W. Hamber.
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Physics 255: Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation Instructor: Professor Herbert W. Hamber. Spring Quarter 2014. Syllabus. Class Files. Campus Resources. Schedule. Information. |