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Study programmes 2013-2014Last update : 25/04/2014
SPAT0012-3  General relativity, Part : Complement

Duration :  40h Th
Number of credits :  
Master in Physical Sciences, in-depth approach, 1st year4
Master in Physical Sciences, in-depth approach, 2nd year4
Master in Physical Sciences, didactic approach, 1st year4
Master in Physical Sciences, didactic approach, 2nd year4
Master in Physical Sciences, specialized approach, 1st year4
Master in Physical Sciences, specialized approach, 2nd year4
Master in Physical Sciences4
Lecturer :  Yves De Rop
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
All year long
Course contents :  
First technical course in general relativity, continuation of SPAT0012-2.
- Tensorial analysis in flat spaces - Stress-energy tensor - Riemannian manifolds - Einstein field equations - Spatially homogeneous and isotropic cosmological models - Schwarzschild geometrodynamics.
Learning outcomes of the course :  
Offer the students a new perspective beyond the design of space and time according to Newton : the relativistic spacetime.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
SPAT0012-2
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
None.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
Face-to-face.
Recommended or required readings :  
Lecture notes are available.
Assessment methods and criteria :  
In June, written exam and oral presentation of an application of the theory.
Work placement(s) :  
None.
Organizational remarks :  
None.
Contacts :  
Yves De Rop
Département d'astrophysique, de géophysique et d'océanographie
Allée du 6 août, 17
Bâtiment B5c, bureau -1/2
4000 - Liège

Y.DeRop@ulg.ac.be

Items online :  
Relativité générale (2013)
Syllabus for the course SPAT0012 (in french).


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