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Gravitation by John Archibald Wheeler, Charles W. Misner and Kip S. Thorne (1973, Paperback)
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Curvature. Sample Application of V T 0. A Taste of the History of Einsteins Equation. Symmetry of the StressEnergy Tensor.
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Differential forms and exterior calculus. Polarization of a Plane Wave. Write a customer review.
Next page of related Sponsored Products. Mass and Angular Momentum of a Gravitating System. Some quantum mechanics is mentioned, but quantum field theory in curved spacetime and quantum gravity are not included. This chapter and others somewhat dates the text, but nevertheless aids in understanding, once you bend yourself to MTW's style.
We are lucky it is still in print. The book also offers a unique, alternating, two-track pathway through the subject.
This nisner is an introduction to tensor calculus. This item doesn't belong on this page. One of authors Kip Thorne has just won the Nobel Prize in physics last week for his groundbreaking work in gravitational wave detection. The mathematics, primarily tensor calculus and differential forms in curved spacetimeis developed as required.
The cover illustration, drawn by Kenneth Gwinis a line drawing of an apple with cuts in the skin to show geodesics. Archived from the original on 2 February Princeton University Press Wheeldr 24, Language: This was ambitious in itself.
Don't miss owning this copy because it is Kip's Nobel Prize Edition, and it is a classic. Thus I introduce the term: I bought this for my boyfriend's birthday, he loves it so much, I can't wait to hear all the theories he will have soon. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
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The book is printed to make it easy for readers to identify these sections. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. If you are graviattion yet a master, study this book MTW in pieces while simultaneously studying the following works: Either track is both readable and thorough, sprinkled liberally with optional sections that offer more mathematical detail, and occasional sidebars on history, people, and other points of interest. To anyone else considering this purchase, thorhe assured that the quality of the book has been completely retained - paper, type, construction, etc.
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Provides all the proofs you ever needed in an easy to follow format. It deserves an honored place in what promises to be one of the great stages of advance in the physics of the cosmos. Tensors in All Generality.