General Relativity and Cosmology [2 ed.] 0412052407, 9780412052408

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General Relativity and Cosmology [2 ed.]
 0412052407, 9780412052408

Table of contents :
Editors' note
Preface to the first edition
Preface to the second edition
Contents
1 Introduction
2 The tensor calculus and Riemannian geometry
3 Newtonian mechanics and special relativity
4 The principles of general relativity
5 The Schwarzschild space-time
6 Approximations to Einstein's equations and Newtonian gas-dynamics
7 Special cases of Newtonian gas-dynamics
8 Theory of uniform model universes
9 Observational cosmology
Appendix
References and notes
Index

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