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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.

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

Availabilities

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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