Universität Wien FIND

260024 VO Relativity and Cosmology II (2018S)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

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Language: English

Examination dates

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 06.03. 11:00 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien (Kickoff Class)
Tuesday 06.03. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 08.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 13.03. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 15.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 20.03. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 22.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 10.04. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 12.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 17.04. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 19.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 24.04. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 26.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 03.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 08.05. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 15.05. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 17.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 24.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 29.05. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 05.06. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 07.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 12.06. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 14.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 19.06. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 21.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Tuesday 26.06. 11:15 - 12:45 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Thursday 28.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. 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;
Lecturer's notes

Association in the course directory

MaG 20

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