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PHYS458 - Special and General Relativity

Special Relativity: space-time; Lorentz transformations; definitions of scalars, vectors and tensors; motion of a relativistic particle; energymomentum tensor and equations of motion; transformation of electromagnetic fields. General Relativity: geometry of curved space-time; equivalence principle; gravity as curvature; Einstein equations; black hole and cosmological solutions; gravitational waves. Prerequisites: MATH 337 or ECE 341, PHYS 244. Corequisite: PHYS 481.

Fall Term 2017

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Fall Term 2017 - LEC A01 (69370)

MW 14:00:00 - 15:20:00 (CCIS L1 029)
Instructor: pogosyan@ualberta.ca - Profile
Fall Term 2016

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Fall Term 2016 - LEC A01 (56405)

MW 14:00:00 - 15:20:00 (CCIS L1 029)
Instructor: penin@ualberta.ca - Profile
Fall Term 2015

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Fall Term 2015 - LEC A01 (57120)

MW 14:00:00 - 15:20:00 (CCIS L1 029)
Instructor: penin@ualberta.ca - Profile
Fall Term 2014

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Fall Term 2014 - LEC A01 (68213)

MW 14:00:00 - 15:20:00 (CCIS L1 029)
Instructor: penin@ualberta.ca - Profile
Fall Term 2013

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Fall Term 2013 - LEC A01 (49311)

MW 14:00:00 - 15:20:00 (CCIS L1 029)
Instructor: penin@ualberta.ca - Profile
Fall Term 2012

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Fall Term 2012 - LEC A01 (51042)

MW 14:00:00 - 15:20:00 (CCIS L1 029)
Instructor: pogosyan@ualberta.ca - Profile
Fall Term 2011

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Fall Term 2011 - LEC A01 (42262)

MW 14:00:00 - 15:20:00 (CCIS L1 029)
Instructor: pogosyan@ualberta.ca - Profile
Fall Term 2010

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Fall Term 2010 - LEC A01 (45603)

MW 14:00:00 - 15:20:00 (SAB 336)
Instructor: pogosyan@ualberta.ca - Profile
Fall Term 2009

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Fall Term 2009 - LEC A02 (39847)

MW 14:00:00 - 15:20:00 (SAB 336)
Instructor: pogosyan@ualberta.ca - Profile