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Instead, it is meant to help the reader acquire advanced skills and become a competent researcher in relativity and gravitational physics. Showing of 5 reviews. Topics covered include congruences of timelike and null geodesics, the embedding of spacelike, timelike and null hypersurfaces in spacetime, and the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations of general relativity. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Selected pages Title Page. With only pages, it can stand the addition of a few more chapters, perhaps on modified theories of gravity, initial value formulation, or advanced methods for solving the Einstein field equations.

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A Relativist’s Toolkit : The Mathematics of Black-Hole Mechanics

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