Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation. Lec 18: Solutions to the Field Equations 5 (English)

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Lecture 18: Solutions to the Field Equations 5

Course Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI as Physics 255. Topics covered: Lense-Thirring Effect and Mach's Principle, Solution of the Field Equations for a Thin Rotating Spherical Shell, Strong Field Case as Obtained from the Kerr Solution, Newton's Constant and  Mass Distribution in the Universe, Field Equations Relevant for Cosmology, Assumption of Homogeneity and Isotropy for the Universe,  Friedman-Robertson-Walker Metric, Structure of the Field Equations for a Perfect Fluid.

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Herbert Hamber
Physics & Astronomy

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