About this course

11-RTT SS 2018 09221580 Vorlesung 4 SWS ECTS-Punkte: 6
Literature:
  • Lecture Notes
  • Schwarz und Schwarz, Special Relativity, Cambridge University Press.
  • Goenner, Spezielle Relativitätstheorie, Spektrum, Elsevier.
  • Carroll, Spacetime and geometry. An introduction to general relativity, Addison Wesley.
  • Frankel, The geometry of physics : an introduction, Cambridge University Press.
  • Grøn and Hervik, Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, Springer.
  • Hartle, Gravity : an introduction to Einstein’s general relativity, Addison Wesley.
  • Misner, Thorne, and Wheeler, Gravitation, Freemann, San Francisco.

1 Mathematical foundations
2 Differential forms
3 Short summary of special relativity
4 Introduction to differential geometry
5 Electrodynamics as an example of a relativistic gauge theory
6 Field equation of general relativity
7 Stellar equilibrium models
8 Introduction to cosmology