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

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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.

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Herbert Hamber
Physics & Astronomy

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