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.

2019W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to are in postion to reproduce the  contnts as outlined in detail in the english version of "Lehrinhalte" in written as well as oral form. Moreover the students will be able to apply the basic concepts of Einf.i.d.Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie  to simple examples.

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

Teaching methods

lecture with a strong and active student participation.

Mode of examination

Oral

Additional information

 

 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed10:00 - 11:0002.10.2019FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO First Meeting
Wed10:00 - 12:0009.10.2019 - 22.01.2020EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed10:00 - 10:3006.11.2019 - 22.01.2020EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - ETIT BALASIN
Fri09:00 - 10:0024.01.2020EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed10:00 - 12:0029.01.2020EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Tue11:00 - 13:0004.02.2020EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - ETIT BALASIN
Introduction to General Relativity - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed02.10.201910:00 - 11:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO First Meeting
Wed09.10.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed16.10.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed23.10.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed30.10.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed06.11.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed13.11.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed20.11.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed27.11.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed04.12.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed11.12.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed18.12.201910:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed08.01.202010:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed15.01.202010:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed22.01.202010:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Fri24.01.202009:00 - 10:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Wed29.01.202010:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS BALASIN
Tue04.02.202011:00 - 13:00EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - ETIT BALASIN

Examination modalities

Oral exam

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Literature

R Wald, General Relativity

Misner,Thorne and Wheeler, Gravitation

Language

German