Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation. Lec 12: Field Equations 2 (English)
Recorded: May 8, 2014
Lecture 12: Field Equations 2
Course Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI as Physics 255. Topics covered: Einstein-Hilbert Action, Variational Principle, Palatini Identity. Role of the Action in Constructing the Feynman Path Integral for Quantized Gravity. Gravitational Functional Measure. Need to Maintain General Covariance. Scalar-Tensor Extensions of Gravity. Brans-Dicke Theory. Field Equation Modifications from the Massless BD Scalar.
Required attribution: Hamber, Herbert. Physics 255 (UCI Open: University of California, Irvine), http://open.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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