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written by Eric Poisson
A graduate text, at a level between Schutz and Wald. Techniques of differential geometry (such as the description of congruences and hypersurfaces) are introduced to prepare the way to an in-depth discussion of black holes.
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Relativity
- General Relativity
- Mathematics
= Differential Geometry
- Spacetime Fundamentals
= Curvature
= World Lines
- Graduate/Professional
- Instructional Material
= Textbook
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© 2004 Cambridge University Press
Keywords:
general relativity, geodesic, metric, worldline
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E. Poisson, (2004), WWW Document, (http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521830911).
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E. Poisson, A Relativist's Toolkit: The Mathematics of Black-Hole Mechanics (2004), <http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521830911>.
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Poisson, E. (2004). A Relativist's Toolkit: The Mathematics of Black-Hole Mechanics. Retrieved September 2, 2014, from http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521830911
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Poisson, Eric. A Relativist's Toolkit: The Mathematics of Black-Hole Mechanics. 2004. http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521830911 (accessed 2 September 2014).
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Poisson, Eric. A Relativist's Toolkit: The Mathematics of Black-Hole Mechanics. 2004. 2 Sep. 2014 <http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521830911>.
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