SS 2014

General Relativity II



Latest update: 10 July 2014.


Eleventh exercise sheet now online!



Professor:

Prof. Dr. F. R. Klinkhamer

Assistant:

Dr. C. Rahmede

Lecture time:

Wednesday 09:45-11:15

Friday 09:45 - 11:15

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 given by Dr. C. Rahmede. The organisation of the tutorials will be discussed in a first meeting on Tuesday, 22 April in seminar room 12/1. If you cannot come to the first meeting please contact Dr. C. Rahmede beforehand. One of the tutorials covering technical aspects will take place every Monday, 14:00 - 15:30 in seminar room 12/1 (building 30.23). The first tutorial will be on 28 April. In this tutorial the weekly exercises will be discussed. The second tutorial covering conceptual aspects will take place every Tuesday, 15:45 - 17:15 in seminar room 12/1 starting on Tuesday, 22 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 on Wednesdays at 13:00 sharp. Everything handed in later will not be accepted.

Contents of the lecture:

This course continues the subject of the lecture general relativity I. The knowledge of this course is an essential prerequisite.

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
16.04.14/18.04.14

Yes

Holiday

23.04.14/25.04.14

Yes

Yes

30.04.14/02.05.14

Yes

Yes

07.05.14/09.05.14

Yes

Yes

14.05.14/16.05.14

Yes

No

21.05.14/23.05.14

Yes

No

28.05.14/30.05.14

Yes

No

04.06.14/06.06.14

No

Yes

11.06.14/13.06.14

Yes

Yes

18.06.14/20.06.14

Yes

No

25.06.14/27.06.14

Yes

Yes

02.07.14/04.07.14

No

Yes

09.07.14/11.07.14

Yes

Yes

16.07.14/18.07.14

Yes

Yes


Exercises:

DueDiscussionSheet
23.04.14

28.04.14

1

30.04.14

05.05.14

2

07.05.14

12.05.14

3

14.05.14

19.05.14

4

21.05.14

26.05.14

5

28.05.14

02.06.14

6

11.06.14

16.06.14

7

18.06.14

23.06.14

8

25.06.14

30.06.14

9

02.07.14

07.07.14

10

09.07.14

14.07.14

11


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