Academic Catalog

PHYS482 GENERAL RELATIVITY

Course Code: 2300482
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ZBEYDE SBEL BAYKAL
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

General introduction, tensor calculus; The principles of general relativity; The field equations of general relativity; General relativity from a variational principle; The energy-momentum tensor; The Schwarzchild solution; Experimental tests of general relativity.