2 edition of **Methods of local and global differential geometry in general relativity** found in the catalog.

Methods of local and global differential geometry in general relativity

Regional Conference on Relativity, University of Pittsburgh 1970

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Published
**1972**
by Springer-Verlag in Berlin
.

Written in English

- Differential topology -- Congresses,
- General relativity (Physics) -- Congresses,
- Geometry, Differential -- Congresses

**Edition Notes**

Series | Lecture notes in physics -- 14 |

Contributions | Farnsworth, D. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC6 R36 1970 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 188p. |

Number of Pages | 188 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18383329M |

In Robert Wald’s book General Relativity, the following method for gluing is proposed: ential-geometry riemannian-geometry smooth-manifolds general-relativity hausdorff-spaces. the Hausdorff property is checked explicitly in Ringström's book The Cauchy Problem in General Relativity (EMS, ). The GPS in any car wouldn’t work without general relativity, formalized through the language of differential geometry. Throughout this book, applications, metaphors and visualizations are tools that motivate and clarify the rigorous mathematical content, but never replace it.

Get this from a library! Geometric relativity. [Dan A Lee] -- Many problems in general relativity are essentially geometric in nature, in the sense that they can be understood in terms of Riemannian geometry and partial differential equations. This book is. This book is an exposition of semi-Riemannian geometry (also called pseudo-Riemannian geometry)--the study of a smooth manifold furnished with a metric tensor of arbitrary signature. The principal special cases are Riemannian geometry, where the metric is positive definite, and Lorentz geometry. For many years these two geometries have developed almost independently: Riemannian geometry 4/5(2).

Geometry of groups of transformations / Andre Lichnerowicz ; translated and ed. by Michael Cole; Differential geometry and relativity theory: an introduction / Richard L. Faber; Global Lorentzian geometry / John K. Beem, Paul E. Ehrlich; Methods of local and global differential geometry in general relativity; proceedings of the Regional Con. 6. N=1 global supersymmetry in D=4 Part II. Differential Geometry and Gravity: 7. Differential geometry 8. The first and second order formulations of general relativity Part III. Basic Supergravity: 9. N=1 pure supergravity in 4 dimensions D=11 supergravity General gauge theory Survey of supergravities Part IV. Complex Geometry and.

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Will Merry, Differential Geometry - beautifully written notes (with problems sheets!), where lectures cover pretty much the same stuff as the above book of Jeffrey Lee; Basic notions of differential geometry. Jeffrey Lee, Manifolds and Differential geometry, chapters 12 and 13 - center around the notions of metric and connection.

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(eds) Methods of Local and Global Differential Geometry in General Relativity. The mathematics of general relativity refers to various mathematical structures and techniques that are used in studying and formulating Albert Einstein's theory of general main tools used in this geometrical theory of gravitation are tensor fields defined on a Lorentzian manifold representing article is a general description of the mathematics of general relativity.The first pages of this book are almost entirely about differential geometry.

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