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.

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Fall Term 2023


Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
2023-09-05 - 2023-12-08 (MWF)
15:00 - 15:50
C E5-36
Primary Instructor: Andrzej Prus-Czarnecki