Logo

Introduction to the Theory of Black Holes

Small book cover: Introduction to the Theory of Black Holes

Introduction to the Theory of Black Holes
by

Publisher: Utrecht University
Number of pages: 49

Description:
Contents: The Metric of Space and Time; Curved coordinates; A short introduction to General Relativity; Gravity; The Schwarzschild Solution; The Chandrasekhar Limit; Gravitational Collapse; The Reissner-Nordstrom Solution; Horizons; The Kerr and Kerr-Newman Solution; Penrose diagrams; Trapped Surfaces; The four laws of black hole dynamics; Rindler space-time; Euclidean gravity; The Unruh effect; Hawking radiation; The implication of black holes for a quantum theory of gravity; The Aechelburg-Sexl metric.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(510KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: A Practical Introduction to Numerical HydrodynamicsA Practical Introduction to Numerical Hydrodynamics
by - Leiden University
An introduction to the field of numerical hydrodynamics. It will give you some insight in what is involved in such calculations. Numerical hydrodynamics is used in many parts of astrophysics. The applications we consider in this exercise are stellar.
(15226 views)
Book cover: An Introduction to the Theory of Rotating Relativistic StarsAn Introduction to the Theory of Rotating Relativistic Stars
by - arXiv
These notes introduce the theory of rotating stars in general relativity. The focus is on the theoretical foundations, with a detailed discussion of the spacetime symmetries, the choice of coordinates and the derivation of the equations of structure.
(11901 views)
Book cover: The First StarsThe First Stars
by - arXiv
The author discusses our current understanding of the physical processes involved in the formation of Population III stars. He shows how we can identify the mass scale of the first dark matter halos to host Population III star formation.
(10591 views)
Book cover: Protostars and PlanetsProtostars and Planets
- Rice University
This 1400+ pages book covers the very rapidly growing area of star-and-planet formation and evolution, from astrophysics to planetary science. It is most useful for researchers, graduate students, and some undergraduate students.
(16427 views)