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MA5621 - General Relativity

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Engineering

Available to postgraduate students enrolled in Mathematics.

Differential geometry, tensors, covariant derivative, Riemann tensor, geodesics, Lie derivative; equivalence principle, energy-momentum tensor, Einstein equations, Killing vectors; solutions of Einstein equations, black holes, relativistic cosmology, particle physics and the very early universe.

Students enrolling in this subject should have successfully completed MA2100 or have acquired equivalent knowledge through other study or professional experience.


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Shaun Belward.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Shaun Belward.

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