Relativity and Cosmology

Title

Relativity and Cosmology

Files

Description

By: H.P. Robertson and Thomas W. Noonan [former College at Brockport faculty member).

Based on Robertson's notes for his relativity course at Caltech from 1949-1961.

ISBN

0721676154

Publication Date

1968

Publication Information

Philadelphia : Saunders, 1968.

xxxiii, 456 p. : illustrations ; 26 cm.

Series: Saunders physics books

Disciplines

Cosmology, Relativity, and Gravity

Department

Physics

Comments

Located in Drake Library at: QC6 .R54 1968

CONTENTS: Euclidean space -- Classical electromagnetism -- The Lorentz transformation -- Electromagnetism in special relativity -- Matter -- Special relativistic gravitation theories -- Differential geoemtry -- Riemannian geometry -- General relativity -- Seclected topics in general relativity -- Inertial frames -- Equations of motion -- Automorphisms -- Foundations of cosmology -- Observable quantities -- Speical cosmological models -- General-relativistic cosmology -- Cosmological observations.