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Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation. Lec 14: Solutions to the Field Equations 1 (English)


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Recorded: May 15, 2014

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Lecture 14: Solutions to the Field Equations 1

Course Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI as Physics 255. Topics covered: Description: Schwarzschild Solution. Gravitational Redshift near the Horizon.Coordinate Dependence of Horizon. Kruskal Coordinates.Stationary versus Freely Falling Observers. Kruskal Diagram.The Metric Inside a Star. Astrophysical Black Holes. Equations of Motion for a Particle in the Schwarzschild Metric.Integrals of the Motion. Radial Equation and Effective Potential.

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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Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation by Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 Unported License.

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