SS 2015

General Relativity



Latest update: 14 July 2015.


Sheet 12 online



Professor:

Prof. Dr. F. R. Klinkhamer

Assistants:

Dr. C. Rahmede, Dr. J. Diaz

Lecture time:

Wednesday 11:30-13:00

Friday 11:30 - 13:00

Lecture place:

Wednesday: Seminar room 12/1 (building 30.23)

Friday: Seminar room 12/1 (building 30.23)

Modulprüfung:

At the end of the lecture time there is the possibility to take an oral exam. The requirement for the oral exam is the successful participation in the exercises. The exercises are passed if 50% of the total exercise points are achieved.

Tutorials:

There will be two tutorials for this lecture. The organisation of the tutorials will be discussed in a first meeting on Monday, 20 April, 11:30 in seminar room 12/1. If you cannot come to the first meeting please contact Dr. C. Rahmede beforehand. A tutorial covering more technical aspects will take place every Tuesday, 15:45 - 17:15 in seminar room 12/1 (building 30.23). The first tutorial will be on Tuesday, 21 April. In this tutorial the weekly exercises will be discussed. The first exercise sheet will be handed out in the first lecture. A second tutorial covering more conceptual aspects will take place every Monday, 11:30 - 13:00, in seminar room 12/1 starting on Monday, 20 April .

Problem sheets:

The problem sheets will be available every Friday. They need to be handed in to the mailbox on the ground floor and are due every Friday at 13:00 sharp. Everything handed in later will not be accepted.

Contents of the lecture:

This course gives an introduction to general relativity and cosmology.

Literature:

Robert M. Wald
General Relativity
The University of Chicago Press, 1984

S. Weinberg
Gravitation and Cosmology
Wiley, 1972

C. Misner, K. Thorne, J. Wheeler
Gravitation
W. H. Freeman, 1973

V. Mukhanov
Physical foundations of cosmology
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2005

S. W. Hawking and G. F. R. Ellis
The Large scale structure of space-time
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1973


Lecture dates:

DateWednesdayFriday
15.04.15/17.04.15

Yes

Yes

22.04.15/24.04.15

Yes

Yes

29.04.15/01.05.15

No

Holiday

06.05.15/08.05.15

Yes

Yes

13.05.15/15.05.15

Yes

No

20.05.15/22.05.15

Yes

Yes

27.05.15/29.05.15

Yes

Yes

03.06.15/05.06.15

No

Yes

10.06.15/12.06.15

Yes

Yes

17.06.15/19.06.15

Yes

Yes

24.06.15/26.06.15

Yes

Yes

01.07.15/03.07.15

Yes

No

08.07.15/10.07.15

No

Yes

15.07.15/17.07.15

Yes

Yes


Exercises:

DueDiscussionSheet
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21.04.15

0

24.04.15

28.04.15

1

30.04.15

05.05.15

2

08.05.15

12.05.15

3

15.05.15

19.05.15

4

22.05.15

26.05.15

5

29.05.15

02.06.15

6

05.06.15

09.06.15

7

12.06.15

16.06.15

8

19.06.15

23.06.15

9

26.06.15

30.06.15

10

03.07.15

07.07.15

11

10.07.15

14.07.15

12