Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation. Lec 05: General Relativity 1 (English)

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Lecture 5: General Relativity 1

Course Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI as Physics 255. Topics covered: Non-Relativistic (Newtonian) Gravity, Freely Falling Observers, Principle of Equivalence, Statement of the Principle, Supporting Measurements (Eötvös Experiment), Equation of  Free Fall (Geodesic Equation), Metric Tensor and Affine Connection.

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Herbert Hamber
Physics & Astronomy

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