PC4771 : GRAVITATION
Course content and admin
Adminstrative issues
Course syllabus
List of section headings
Lecture Handouts
Preliminary and revision material
Curvilinear coordinate systems and useful sets
Sets and maps
Metric geodesics and metric connection
Computing Christoffel symbols
Rotating coordinate systems
Deriving the expression for the Riemann tensor
Spherically symmetric vacuum solution
Gravitational lensing
Section Summaries
Manifolds, metric and tensors in a nutshell
Connection and tensor calculus in a nutshell
Curvature in a nutshell
Einstein equations in a nutshell
Schwarzschild solution in a nutshell
Example Sheets
0. Extra examples on Cartesian tensors
1. Preliminary and revision material
2. Manifolds, metrics and geodesics
3. Geodesics and curvature