Relativity and Gravitation
Abstract
Preface; Part I. Special Relativity: 1. Kinematics of a point mass; 2. Changes of reference system; 3. Experiments; 4. Dynamics of a particle; 5. Mathematical framework; 6. The dynamics of continuous media; 7. General coordinate systems; Part II. Relativistic Gravitation: 1. Newtonian gravitation; 2. Metric theories of gravity; 3. Tests of metric theories in the Solar System; 4. Newtonian cosmology; 5. Relativistic cosmology; 6. General relativity; 7. Applications of Einstein's equations; 8. General relativity in the weak field approximation; 9. Two experimental projects: a satellite gyroscope and a gravitational wave detector; Appendix A. Lagrange's equations; Appendix B. Geometric framework of general relativity; Useful numerical values; Bibliography; Index.
 Publication:

Relativity and Gravitation
 Pub Date:
 February 1997
 Bibcode:
 1997regr.book.....T
 Keywords:

 astronomy