136.026 Introduction to General Relativity
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Introduction to General Relativity

Subject of course

1 Special Relativity, Lorentz transformations, Minkowski Geometry 2 Differential Geometry, Manifolds, Vector fields and Lie-derivative, Tensor fields, Differential forms 3 Metric Geometry, Parallel transport, Curvature, Geodesic and Deviation equation, Cartans vector-valued forms 4 Equivalence principle and Einstein's field equations, Newtonian limit 6 Killing vectors and symmetries, Schwarzschild geometry,Black holes 7 Experimental tests, Lightlike and timelike geodesics, Bending of light and Perihelion precession

Additional information

 

 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed10:00 - 11:0003.10.2018FH Hörsaal 7 First Meeting
Wed10:00 - 12:0010.10.2018 - 23.01.2019EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed10:00 - 10:3007.11.2018 - 23.01.2019EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS BALASIN
Fri09:00 - 10:0025.01.2019EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed10:00 - 12:0030.01.2019EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Introduction to General Relativity - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed03.10.201810:00 - 11:00FH Hörsaal 7 First Meeting
Wed10.10.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed17.10.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed24.10.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed31.10.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed07.11.201810:00 - 10:30EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS BALASIN
Wed07.11.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed14.11.201810:00 - 10:30EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS BALASIN
Wed14.11.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed21.11.201810:00 - 10:30EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS BALASIN
Wed21.11.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed28.11.201810:00 - 10:30EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS BALASIN
Wed28.11.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed05.12.201810:00 - 10:30EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS BALASIN
Wed05.12.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed12.12.201810:00 - 10:30EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS BALASIN
Wed12.12.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed19.12.201810:00 - 10:30EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS BALASIN
Wed19.12.201810:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed09.01.201910:00 - 10:30EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS BALASIN

Examination modalities

oral

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Literature

R Wald, General Relativity

Misner,Thorne and Wheeler, Gravitation

Language

German