Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation. Lec 12: Field Equations 2 (English)


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UCI Physics 255 Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation (Spring 2014)
Lec 12. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Field Equations -- Part 2
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Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D


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Description: 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


Recorded May 08, 2014.


Required attribution: Hamber, Herbert W. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation (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.


Author:
Herbert Hamber
Title:
Professor
Department:
Physics & Astronomy

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