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written by Greg Egan
This web page is an overview of the geometrical foundations of general relativity. It gives a conceptual explanation of the topics of curvature, manifolds, and coordinates on curved spaces. It is a portion of a larger compilation of information on the mathematical foundations of modern physics, including special relativity, general relativity, black holes, and quantum mechanics.
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Relativity
- General Relativity
- Mathematics
= Differential Geometry
= Manifold
= Tensors
- Upper Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Reference Material
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© 1998 Greg Egan
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Einstein, Riemann curvature, differential geometry, general relativity, manifolds, relativity, spacetime, tensors
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G. Egan, (1998), WWW Document, (http://gregegan.customer.netspace.net.au/FOUNDATIONS/02/found02.html).
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G. Egan, Foundations 2: From Special to General, (1998), <http://gregegan.customer.netspace.net.au/FOUNDATIONS/02/found02.html>.
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Egan, G. (1998, June 20). Foundations 2: From Special to General. Retrieved December 18, 2017, from http://gregegan.customer.netspace.net.au/FOUNDATIONS/02/found02.html
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Egan, Greg. Foundations 2: From Special to General. June 20, 1998. http://gregegan.customer.netspace.net.au/FOUNDATIONS/02/found02.html (accessed 18 December 2017).
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