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Semi-Riemann Geometry and General Relativity

Semi-Riemann Geometry and General Relativity
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Number of pages: 251

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This book represents course notes for a one semester course at the undergraduate level giving an introduction to Riemannian geometry and its principal physical application, Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The background assumed is a good grounding in linear algebra and in advanced calculus, preferably in the language of differential forms.

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