Universität Wien FIND

260024 VO Relativity and Cosmology II (2016S)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

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Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes

DI 01.03.2016 10.15-11.45 Ort: Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien; DO wtl von 03.03.2016 bis 30.06.2016 10.15-11.45 Ort: Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien; DI wtl von 08.03.2016 bis 28.06.2016 10.05-11.35 Ort: Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien


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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

Oral examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimal requirements: 60% complete answers to the questions of the exam.
Criteria: 60% - 4, 70% - 3, 80 % - 2, 90% - 1.

Examination topics

As listed under contents and detailed in the lecture notes.

Reading list

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

Association in the course directory

MaG 20

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