Study Programmes 2015-2016
SPAT0012-3  
General relativity, Part 3: supplement
Duration :
20h Th
Number of credits :
Master in physical engineering (120 ECTS)2
Master in mathematics (120 ECTS)3
Master in mathematics (120 ECTS)3
Master in mathematics (120 ECTS)3
Master in mathematics (120 ECTS)3
Master in mathematics (120 ECTS)3
Master in mathematics (120 ECTS)3
Master in physics (120 ECTS)2
Master in physics (120 ECTS)2
Master in physics (120 ECTS)2
Master in physics (120 ECTS)2
Master in space sciences (120 ECTS)2
Master in mathematics (60 ECTS)3
Master in physics (60 ECTS)2
Lecturer :
Yves De Rop
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Course contents :
Introducing Einstein field equations of general relativity and some of their physical consequences.
 
- Stress-energy tensor in special relativity;
- Einstein field equations;
- Spatially homogeneous and isotropic cosmological models;
- Schwarzschild geometrodynamics.
Learning outcomes of the course :
After completing this course, students should be able to learn by themselves and present a simple application of general relativity.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
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, 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 (2015)
Syllabus for the course SPAT0012 (in french).