Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Canonical Gravity and Applications by Martin Bojowald

Canonical methods are a powerful mathematical tool within the field of gravitational research, both theoretical and experimental, and have contributed to a number of recent developments in physics. Providing mathematical foundations as well as physical applications, this is the first systematic explanation of canonical methods in gravity. The book discusses the mathematical and geometrical notions underlying canonical tools, highlighting their applications in all aspects of gravitational research from advanced mathematical foundations to modern applications in cosmology and black hole physics. The main canonical formulations, including the Arnowitt-Deser-Misner (ADM) formalism and Ashtekar variables, are derived and discussed. Ideal for both graduate students and researchers, this book provides a link between standard introductions to general relativity and advanced expositions of black hole physics, theoretical cosmology or quantum gravity.

Buy Canonical Gravity and Applications by Martin Bojowald from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521195751
ISBN-10: 0521195756
Format: Hardback
(247mm x 174mm x 19mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 23-Dec-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Canonical Gravity and Applications by Martin Bojowald

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Canonical Gravity and Applications book by Martin Bojowald and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Martin Bojowald

Martin Bojowald is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, Pennsylvania State University. He pioneered loop quantum cosmology, a field on which his research continues to focus.

Books By Martin Bojowald

Quantum Cosmology by Martin Bojowald
Paperback, November 2013
Once Before Time by Martin Bojowald
Paperback, November 2011
Universe by Martin Bojowald
Paperback, November 2012
$146.66 $162.95