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260059 VO Introduction to Theory of Relativity (2020W)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

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Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 07.10. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 12.10. 18:00 - 19:00 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 14.10. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 19.10. 18:00 - 19:00 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 21.10. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 28.10. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Wednesday 04.11. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 09.11. 18:00 - 19:00 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 11.11. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 16.11. 18:00 - 19:00 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 18.11. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 23.11. 18:00 - 19:00 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 25.11. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 30.11. 18:00 - 19:00 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 02.12. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 07.12. 18:00 - 19:00 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 09.12. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 14.12. 18:00 - 19:00 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 16.12. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 11.01. 18:00 - 19:00 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 13.01. 11:00 - 12:15 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Monday 18.01. 18:00 - 19:00 Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 20.01. 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

N.M.J. Woodhouse, Special Relativity
P.T. Chrusciel, Elements of General Relativity

Association in the course directory

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

Last modified: Tu 02.03.2021 18:09