An Introduction to Mathematical Cosmology
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By (author) Jamal Nazrul Islam
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Introduction to Mathematical Cosmology by Jamal Nazrul Islam
Book DescriptionThis book provides a concise introduction to the mathematical aspects of the origin, structure and evolution of the universe. The book begins with a brief overview of observational and theoretical cosmology, along with a short introduction to general relativity. It then goes on to discuss Friedmann models, the Hubble constant and deceleration parameter, singularities, the early universe, inflation, quantum cosmology and the distant future of the universe. This edition contains a rigorous derivation of the Robertson-Walker metric. It also discusses the limits to the parameter space through various theoretical and observational constraints, and presents a new inflationary solution for a sixth degree potential. This book is suitable as a textbook for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students. It will also be of interest to cosmologists, astrophysicists, applied mathematicians and mathematical physicists.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521499736
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jamal Nazrul Islam
Jamal Nazrul Islam received his PhD and ScD from the University of Cambridge. In 1984 he became Professor of Mathematics at the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh and is currently Director of the Research Centre for Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Chittagong. Professor Islam has held research positions in university departments and institutes throughout the world, and has published numerous papers on quantum field theory, general relativity and cosmology. He has also written and contributed to several books.
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