Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation. Lec 08: General Relativity 4 (English)

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UCI Physics 255 Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation (Spring 2014)
Lec 08. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- General Relativity -- Part 4
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Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D.

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Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI as Physics 255. Topics covered: Principle of General Covariance. Local versus Global Invariances, Gauge Fields and the QED Analogy, General Structure of Invariant Equations, Tensor Algebra, Raising and Lowering of Indices, Contractions, Tensor Densities, Space-Time Volume Element, Transformation Properties of the Affine Connection, General Coordinate Invariance of the Equation of Free Fall.

Recorded April 24, 2014.

Required attribution: Hamber, Herbert. Physics 255 (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine),  http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/einsteins_general_relativity_and_gravitation.html. [Access date]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

Herbert Hamber
Physics & Astronomy

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