PHYS 405 Theory of General Relativity

The Spacetime of Special Relativity; Lorentz Transformations; Manifolds and Coordinates; Vector and Tensor Calculus on Manifolds; Electromagnetism; The Equivalence Principle and Spacetime Curvature; The Gravitational Field Equations; The Schwarzscild Geometry; Experimental Tests of General Relativity; Schwarzschild Black Holes; The FriedmanRobertsonWalker Geometry; Cosmological Models; Linearized General Relativity; Gravitational Waves.
Credit units: 3 ECTS Credit units: 5, Prerequisite:
PHYS 218 and PHYS 242.
Spring Semester (Metin Gürses)



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