SPH 639: Relativity


This is a relativity course for Msc year I students at the Department of Physics, University of Nairobi. It deals with: Lorentz Transformations; Tensors in Special Relativity- Relativistic Kinematics and Dynamics; Electrodynamics in space-time; Newtonian Gravitational Theory; Equivalence Principle; Geometry of Spacetime; Covariant differentiation; Geodesics; Parallel transport; Curvature tensor; Schwarschild geometry.

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