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260023 VO General Theory of Relativity and Cosmology (2020S)

6.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

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Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

CORONA MODUS: Currently lectures are provided in video format and sent to students via emails that contain links to the videos. Those students that have not received emails or cannot access the videos are requested to contact the Lecturer by email.

Wednesday 11.03. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 11.03. 10:45 - 12:15 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 17.03. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 18.03. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 24.03. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 25.03. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 31.03. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 01.04. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 21.04. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 22.04. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 28.04. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 29.04. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 06.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 12.05. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 13.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 19.05. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 20.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 26.05. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 27.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 03.06. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 09.06. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 10.06. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 16.06. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 17.06. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 23.06. 14:45 - 16:15 Lise-Meitner-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 24.06. 09:00 - 10:30 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims: Development of the mathematical apparatus of General Relativity and its application to phenomena in astrophysics and cosmology.

Contents: Physical foundations, differential and Riemannian geometry, dynamics of the gravitational field, Schwarzschild solution, gravitational collapse and black holes, relativistic cosmology, linearized theory of gravitation and gravitational waves.

Method: Physical reasoning and mathematical deduction.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Attendance of the course Relativity and Cosmology I strongly encouraged.

Examination topics

Reading list

Hughston, Tod: An introduction to general relativity;
Wald: General Relativity;
Hartle: Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity;
d'Inverno: Introducing Einstein's Relativity;
Lecturer's notes

Association in the course directory

M-CORE 7, MaG 19, MaG 20

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