Special and General Relativity

PHYSICS 522

Review of special relativity; ideas of general relativity; mathematics of curved space-time; formation of a geometric theory of gravity; Einstein field equation applied to problems such as the cosmological red-shift and blackholes. Prerequisite: Physics 361 and Mathematics 216 or equivalents. Instructor: Plesser
Curriculum Codes
  • NS
  • QS
Typically Offered
Occasionally