Accession Number:

AD0678054

Title:

RELATIVITY AND COSMOLOGY.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept.,

Corporate Author:

NORTH CAROLINA UNIV AT CHAPEL HILL DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

490.0

Abstract:

Relativity and Cosmology is a presentation of the fundamentals of special relativity, general relativity, and cosmology- with particular emphasis and development of 1 the electromagnetic stress-energy tensor in special relativity, 2 the poynting-Robertson effect, 3 the experimental basis for special-relativistic gravitational theories, 4 the geometric foundation for Reimannian geometry, 5 the derivation of the cosmological metric from group theory, 6 a discussion of cosmological models, 7 rotation of coordinate systems in general relativity, 8 electromagnetism in media in general relativity, 9 rotationally symmetric general-relativistic solutions, 10 Godels cosmological model, and 11 geodesic precession.

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics
  • Quantum Theory and Relativity

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE