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Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation. Lec 13: Field Equations 3 (English)


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Recorded: May 13, 2014

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Lecture 13: Field Equations 3

Course Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI as Physics 255. Topics covered: Field Degrees of Freedom and Constraints. Coordinate Conditions. Analogy to Gauge Choice in Electrodynamics. Physical Degrees of Freedom. Harmonic Gauge. Weak Field Expansion, Linear Part of  the Ricci Tensor. Asymptotically Flat Metrics. Energy, Momentum and Angular Momentum of a Gravitational Field. Static Isotropic Metric. Derivation of the Solution to the Field Equations for a Static Isotropic Metric.

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.


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

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