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PHYS 4804 [0.5 credit] Introduction to General Relativity

Special relativity using tensor analysis. Curved spacetime with physics applications which may include the solar system, stars, black holes and gravitational waves. Introduction to differential geometry and Einstein's field equations.
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 3308, PHYS 3802 and PHYS 3807 or equivalent, or permission of the Department.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as PHYS 5804, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lectures three hours a week.