Semi-Riemannian Geometry With Applications to Relativity - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125267403, 9780080570570

Semi-Riemannian Geometry With Applications to Relativity, Volume 103

1st Edition

Authors: Barrett O'Neill
Hardcover ISBN: 9780125267403
eBook ISBN: 9780080570570
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th June 1983
Page Count: 468
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Table of Contents

Manifold Theory. Tensors. Semi-Riemannian Manifolds. Semi-Riemannian Submanifolds. Riemannian and Lorenz Geometry. Special Relativity. Constructions. Symmetry and Constant Curvature. Isometries. Calculus of Variations. Homogeneous and Symmetric Spaces. General Relativity. Cosmology. Schwarzschild Geometry. Causality in Lorentz Manifolds. Fundamental Groups and Covering Manifolds. Lie Groups. Newtonian Gravitation.


Description

Manifold Theory. Tensors. Semi-Riemannian Manifolds. Semi-Riemannian Submanifolds. Riemannian and Lorenz Geometry. Special Relativity. Constructions. Symmetry and Constant Curvature. Isometries. Calculus of Variations. Homogeneous and Symmetric Spaces. General Relativity. Cosmology. Schwarzschild Geometry. Causality in Lorentz Manifolds. Fundamental Groups and Covering Manifolds. Lie Groups. Newtonian Gravitation.

Readership

Advanced undergraduate and graduate students studying mathematics.


Details

No. of pages:
468
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1983
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080570570
Hardcover ISBN:
9780125267403

About the Authors

Barrett O'Neill Author

Barrett O'Neill is currently a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has written two other books in advanced mathematics.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.