Universität Wien FIND

260059 VO Introduction to Theory of Relativity (2019W)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

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Language: English

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 07.10. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien (Kickoff Class)
Wednesday 09.10. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 14.10. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 16.10. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 23.10. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 28.10. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 30.10. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 04.11. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 06.11. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 11.11. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 13.11. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 18.11. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 20.11. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 25.11. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 27.11. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 02.12. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 04.12. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 09.12. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 11.12. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 16.12. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 08.01. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 13.01. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 15.01. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 20.01. 18:00 - 19:00 Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 22.01. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Lorentz transformations, geometry of Minkowski spacetime, relativistic effects, relativistic kinematics, relativistic field theory, basics of general relativity.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam based on a list of questions available on the web site of the course

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Acquiring an understanding of special relativity and of the basic elements of general relativity.

Examination topics

Reading list

Sexl/Urbantke: Relativität, Gruppen, Teilchen;
Goenner: Spezielle Relativitätstheorie und die klassische Feldtheorie
Meinel: Spezielle und allgemeine Relativitätstheorie für Bachelorstudenten

Association in the course directory

WPF 7, MF 7, UF MA PHYS 01a, UF MA PHYS 01b

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