Einstein's Theory by Oyvind Gron
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Einstein's Theory
By Oyvind Gron

Einstein's Theory

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Einstein's Theory by Oyvind Gron

Book Description

This book provides an introduction to the theory of relativity and the mathematics used in its processes. Three elements of the book make it stand apart from previously published books on the theory of relativity. First, the book starts at a lower mathematical level than standard books with tensor calculus of sufficient maturity to make it possible to give detailed calculations of relativistic predictions of practical experiments. Self-contained introductions are given, for example vector calculus, differential calculus and integrations. Second, in-between calculations have been included, making it possible for the non-technical reader to follow step-by-step calculations. Thirdly, the conceptual development is gradual and rigorous in order to provide the inexperienced reader with a philosophically satisfying understanding of the theory. The goal of this book is to provide the reader with a sound conceptual understanding of both the special and general theories of relativity, and gain an insight into how the mathematics of the theory can be utilized to calculate relativistic effects.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781461407058
ISBN-10: 1461407052
Classification: Relativity physics , Mathematical physics
Format: Hardback (234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Pages: 358
Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2011
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Oyvind Gron

Oyvind Gron, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway, [email protected] Arne Naess, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway (deceased)

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