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Relativity - Lecture 20

Lecture 20 - General Relativity and Cosmology IV

Handout Defining Einstein Field Equations, Einstein Tensor, Stress-Energy Tensor, Curvature Scalar, Ricci Tensor, Christoffel Symbols, Riemann Curvature Tensor
Symmetry Arguments by Which 6 Schwarzschild Metric Tensor Components Vanish
Symmetry Arguments for Why the Non-zero Components are Functions of Radius Only
The Differential Equations for G00 and G11
Shell Radius vs. Bookkeepers Radial Coordinate

(4.1 MB pdf)

Prof. Max Tegmark
8.033 Relativity, Fall 2006
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
Date accessed: 2009-10-17
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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