Space-Time Structure
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Space-Time Structure

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In response to repeated requests this classic book on space-time structure by Professor Erwin Schrodinger is now available in the Cambridge Science Classics series. First published in 1950, and reprinted in 1954 and 1960, this lucid and profound exposition of Einstein's 1915 theory of gravitation still provides valuable reading for students and research workers in the field.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 138 x 210 x 14mm | 181.44g
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0521315204
  • 9780521315203
  • 1,158,084

Table of contents

Introduction; Part I. The Unconnected Manifold: 1. Invariance; 2. Integrals; Part II. Affinely Connected Manifold: 3. Invariant derivatives; 4. Some relations between ordinary and invariant derivatives; 5. The notion of parallel transfer; 6. The curvature tensor; 7. The geodesics of an affine connexion; 8. The general geometrical hypothesis about gravitation; Part III. Metrically Connected Manifold: 9. Metrical affinities; 10. The meaning of the metric according to the special theory of relativity; 11. Conservation laws and variational principles; 12. Generalizations of Einstein's theory.show more

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