PHYS 458 - Special and General Relativity

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Science

Special Relativity: space-time; Lorentz transformations; definitions of scalars, vectors and tensors; motion of a relativistic particle; energymomentum tensor and equations of motion; transformation of electromagnetic fields. General Relativity: geometry of curved space-time; equivalence principle; gravity as curvature; Einstein equations; black hole and cosmological solutions; gravitational waves. Prerequisites: MATH 337 or ECE 341, PHYS 244. Corequisite: PHYS 481.

Fall Term 2020

Lectures

LECTURE A01 (84752)
2020-09-01 - 2020-12-07
MWF 15:00 - 15:50 (TBD)

Primary Instructor: Alexander Penin

Fall Term 2021

Lectures

LECTURE A01 (51152)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
MWF 15:00 - 15:50 (TBD)