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PHY483H1/1483H
Relativity Theory I

Official description

Basis to Einstein's Theory; differential geometry, tensor analysis, gravitational physics leading to General Relativity.  Theory starting from solutions of Schwarzschild, Kerr, etc.

Prerequisite
PHY350H1, PHY354H1
Co-requisite
n.a.
Exclusion
n.a.
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
                            ['Recommended textbook:  M.P. Hobson, G. Efstathiou, and A.N. Lasenby, "General Relativity: An Introduction for Physicists" (Cambridge, 2006)']
                        
Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
PHY483H1/1483H
session
fall
year of study
4th year
time and location
24L: LEC0101 and LEC9101: MR11, On line Synchronous Tutorial: F1, On line Synchronous HyFlex
Course URL
http://ap.io/home/
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

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Online - Synchronous
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Asynchronous
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