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Fall 2019 Physics GU4040 section 001
INTRO TO GENERAL RELATIVITY
GENERAL RELATIVITY

Call Number 47082
Day & Time
Location
MW 4:10pm-5:25pm
420 Pupin Laboratories
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructors Janna Levin
Rachel A Rosen
Type LECTURE
Course Description Prerequisites: PHYS UN3003 and PHYS UN3007 or the equivalent. Tensor algebra, tensor analysis, introduction to Riemann geometry. Motion of particles, fluid, and fields in curved spacetime. Einstein equation. Schwarzschild solution; test-particle orbits and light bending. Introduction to black holes, gravitational waves, and cosmological models.
Web Site Vergil
Department Physics
Enrollment 10 students (70 max) as of 4:05PM Thursday, December 5, 2019
Subject Physics
Number GU4040
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Schools of the Arts, Barnard College, Columbia College, Engineering:Undergraduate, Engineering:Graduate, GSAS, Global Programs, General Studies, SIPA, Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20193PHYS4040W001

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