705715 VO Relativity

winter semester 2021/2022 | Last update: 24.09.2021 Place course on memo list
VO Relativity
VO 3

Attendees of this module should fully understand the contents of the lecture as well as reproduce and  apply them. They should have acquired the skill to work out further topics of the theory of relativity self-dependently.

Introduction to the theory of special relativity and gravity. SR: Minkowski space. Relativistic kinematics. "Paradoxes". GR: Principle of equivalence. Curved spacetime. Tensor fields and differential forms. Einstein's field equations. Geometry outside of spherical stars. Gravitational waves. Cosmological models. Gravitational collapse and black holes.

Lecture, assessment is based on a single examination at the end of the course.

Course examination according to § 7, statute section on "study-law regulations"

Will be discussed in the first lesson.

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