An Advanced Course in General Relativity
by Eric Poisson
Publisher: University of Guelph 2002
Number of pages: 190
These lecture notes are suitable for a one-semester course at the graduate level. Table of contents: Fundamentals; Geodesic congruences; hypersurfaces; Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations of general relativity; Black holes.
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