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Special Relativity in General Frames: From Particles to Astrophysics (Graduate Texts in Physics) (Hardcover)

Special Relativity in General Frames: From Particles to Astrophysics (Graduate Texts in Physics) By Éric Gourgoulhon Cover Image
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Minkowski Spacetime.- Worldlines and Proper Time.- Observers.- Kinematics 1: Motion with Respect to an Observer.- Kinematics 2: Change of Observer.- Lorentz Group.- Lorentz Group as a Lie Group.- Inertial Observers and Poincar Group.- Energy and Momentum.- Angular Momentum.- Principle of Least Action.- Accelerated Observers.- Rotating Observers.- Tensors and Alternate Forms.- Fields on Spacetime.- Integration in Spacetime.- Electromagnetic Field.- Maxwell Equations.- Energy-Momentum Tensor.- Energy-Momentum of the Electromagnetic Field.- Relativistic Hydrodynamics.- What about Relativistic Gravitation?.- A Basic Algebra.- B Web Pages.- C Special Relativity Books.



Product Details
ISBN: 9783642372759
ISBN-10: 3642372759
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: September 2nd, 2013
Pages: 784
Language: English
Series: Graduate Texts in Physics