8 edition of **Cosmological Relativity** found in the catalog.

- 384 Want to read
- 38 Currently reading

Published
**October 30, 2006**
by World Scientific Publishing Company
.

Written in English

- Cosmology & the universe,
- Cosmology,
- Relativity,
- Physics,
- Science,
- Science/Mathematics

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Hardcover |

Number of Pages | 138 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL9198025M |

ISBN 10 | 9812700757 |

ISBN 10 | 9789812700759 |

The theory presented in this book is a combination of Einstein's original special and general relativity, but now the starting point is not the propagation of light but the expansion of the Universe. The traditional Hubble constant H0 (which is not constant) is called in this book - the Hubble parameter. Essential Relativity: Special, General, and Cosmological - Ebook written by W. Rindler. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Essential Relativity: Special, General, and Cosmological.

the introductory chapter contains an overview of all of relativity and cosmology, so that the student can appreciate from the very beginning the local character of special relativity and how it ﬁts into the general scheme. The three main parts that follow deal extensively with special relativity, general relativity, and cosmology. In each I. The Compton Effect.- The Energy Tensor of Dust.- 6 Relativity and Electrodynamics.- Transformation of the Field Vectors.- Magnetic Deflection of Charged Particles.- The Field of a Uniformly Moving Charge.- The Field of an Infinite Straight Current.- 7 Basic Ideas of General Relativity.- Curved Surfaces.- Curved Price: $

OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: xv, , [1] pages, 1 leaf diagrams 24 cm: Contents: The special theory of relativity --The two postulates and the Lorentz transformation --Treatment of special relativity with the help of a four dimensional geometry --Special relativity and mechanics --The dynamics of a particle --The dynamics of a continuous mechanical medium. Cosmological constant, term reluctantly added by Albert Einstein to his equations of general relativity in order to obtain a solution to the equations that described a static universe, as he believed it to be at the constant has the effect of a repulsive force that acts against the gravitational attraction of matter in the universe. When Einstein heard of the evidence that the.

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This book is an update of the author's previous work "Essential Relativity," although the former book remains available through another publisher. "Essential Relativity" contains interesting (to me) material that had to be omitted from the new volume. The new volume contains necessary updates.

The author is a world class scholar, and he gives a Cited by: A substantial portion of the book is devoted to special relativity theory, which is presented along the lines of Einstein’s original version. The stress is on the deep meaning of the theory rather than on technicalities, in order to emphasize the analogy to the cosmological special relativity Cited by: Relativity book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Relativistic cosmology has in recent years become one of the most exciting and /5(27). Cosmological relativity is an extension of the principles of Special and General Relativity to cosmological scales. Developed by Dr Moshe Carmeli, this theory is a combination of Einstein's original special and general relativity; however its starting point is the expansion of the Universe and not the propagation of light.

It has profound results for cosmology in general and in particular. He published his initial special relativistic version of the theory in in his book Cosmological Special Relativity: The Large-Scale Structure of Space, Time, and Velocity.

He then developed the complete general relativistic theory called cosmological general relativity, publishing several papers on its implications over the next : JBaghdad, Iraq. In retrospect, the first edition of this book now seems like a mere sketch for a book.

The present version is, if not the final product, at least a closer approximation to it. The table of contents may show little change. But that is simply because the original Cosmological Relativity book of the material has been found satisfactory.

Also the basic purpose of the book remains the same, and that is to make 5/5(1). The Cosmological Relativity book basic purpose is to make relativity come alive conceptually. Hence the emphasis on the foundations and the logical subtleties rather than on the mathematics or the detailed experiments per se.

Aided by some exercises, the book promotes a deep understanding and the confidence to tackle any fundamental relativistic problem. The book includes a section on general relativity that gives the case for a curved space-time, presents the mathematical background (tensor calculus, Riemannian geometry), discusses the Einstein equation and its solutions (including black holes and Penrose processes), and considers the energy-momentum tensor for various solutions.

This book is an attempt to bring the full range of relativity theory within reach of advanced undergraduates, while containing enough new material and simplifications of old arguments so as not to bore the expert teacher.

Roughly equal coverage is given tospecial relativity, general relativity, and cosmology. With many judicious omissions it can be taught in one semester, but it would better. In retrospect, the first edition of this book now seems like a mere sketch for a book. The present version is, if not the final product, at least a closer approximation to it.

The table of contents may show little change. But that is simply because the original organization of the material has been. Essential Relativity book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In retrospect, the first edition of this book now seems like a mere s Essential Relativity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. General, and Cosmological (Texts and Monographs in Physics)” as Want to Read/5(3).

( views) An Introduction into the Theory of Cosmological Structure Formation by Christian Knobel - arXiv, This text aims to give a pedagogical introduction into the main concepts of the theory of structure formation in the universe. The text is suited for graduate students of astronomy with a moderate background in general relativity.

Example A human body. Let’s estimate the effect of cosmological expansion on the length L of your thigh bone. The body is made of atoms, and for the reasons given earlier, there can be no steady trend in the sizes of these atoms or the lengths of the chemical bonds between bone experiences a stress due to cosmological expansion, but it is in equilibrium, and the strain will.

Simultaneity is supposed to be ill-defined in relativity, but the look-out-the-window time defines a notion of simultaneity that is the most naturally interesting one in this spacetime.

With this particular definition of simultaneity, we can also define a preferred state of rest at any location in spacetime, which is the one in which t changes. Physical cosmology is a branch of cosmology concerned with the study of cosmological models.

A cosmological model, or simply cosmology, provides a description of the largest-scale structures and dynamics of the universe and allows study of fundamental questions about its origin, structure, evolution, and ultimate fate.

Cosmology as a science originated with the Copernican principle, which. ‘Cosmological Physics is a thorough, authoritative tome that grew out of a set of lectures.

John Peacock covers the astronomical and observational foundations of the subject, as well as the essentials of general relativity and quantum field physics, in considerable detail.’ David Hughes Source: New Scientist.

Einstein's Great Book of Universes. The arrival of Einstein's general theory of relativity marked a rebirth of interest and work in cosmology, the study of the universe on the largest scale.

Within Newtonian theory, cosmology had reduced essentially to one question: just how is matter distributed within an infinite, Euclidean space. Cosmological horizons behave similarly - they fluctuate in response to changes in geometry due to local physics both ahead of and behind the horizon, and represent the breakdown of observerspace causality for a distant future observer.

They also seem to show quantum behaviour in the sense that visible patches seem to appear and disappear acausally. Albert Einstein 5 Preface (December, ) The present book is intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a.

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) (Space and Society).Relativity - Relativity - Curved space-time and geometric gravitation: The singular feature of Einstein’s view of gravity is its geometric nature. (See also geometry: The real world.) Whereas Newton thought that gravity was a force, Einstein showed that gravity arises from the shape of space-time.

While this is difficult to visualize, there is an analogy that provides some insight—although.