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A Student's Guide to General Relativity

Authors

Norman Gray, University of Glasgow

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This compact guide presents the key features of general relativity, to support and supplement the presentation in mainstream, more comprehensive undergraduate textbooks, or as a re-cap of essentials for graduate students pursuing more advanced studies. It helps students plot a careful path to understanding the core ideas and basics of differential geometry, as applied to general relativity, without overwhelming them. While the guide doesn't shy away from necessary technicalities, it emphasises the essential simplicity of the main physical arguments. Presuming…

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Key features

  • The essential simplicity of the main physical arguments are clearly distinguished from the mathematical technicalities
  • Ideally used as a supplementary text, either to navigate through a larger textbook, or to provide a complementary approach
  • The book's presentation is complementary to any general relativity textbook

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