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General Theory of Relativity

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General Theory of Relativity by Paul A. M. Dirac
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Einstein's general theory of relativity requires a curved space for the description of the physical world. If one wishes to go beyond superficial discussions of the physical relations involved, one needs to set up precise equations for handling curved space. The well-established mathematical technique that accomplishes this is clearly described in this classic book by Nobel Laureate P.A.M. Dirac. Based on a series of lectures given by Dirac at Florida State University, and intended for the advanced undergraduate, General Theory of Relativity comprises thirty-five compact chapters that take the reader point-by-point through the necessary steps for understanding general relativity.

Author Biography

P.A.M. Dirac (1902-1984) was Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and later taught at Florida State University.
Release date Australia
January 8th, 1996
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Princeton University Press
Pages
80
Series
Dimensions
152x229x4
ISBN-13
9780691011462
Product ID
2405587

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