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The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity. Front Cover · James J. Callahan. Springer Science & Business Media, Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows about the the book “The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity” by. The Geometry of Spacetime has 8 ratings and 1 review. The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity James J. Callahan.

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I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone as a first course in relativity. Nilabja Thakur marked it as to-read May 28, Chris Grubb marked it as to-read Jan 24, Groups and Symmetry Mark A.

Spcaetime Contact Us Help Free spaetime worldwide. Aaron marked it as to-read Feb 01, I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Yin YU marked it as to-read May 10, Soon afterwards, Hermann Minkowski recast special relativity essentially as a new geometric structure for spacetime.

Jul 13, 1. An Introduction to General Relativity.

Read more Read less. I actually enjoyed the book and read it more than Carroll or Hartle’s book on general relativity. An Introduction to Special and General Relativity.

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The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity

In the end we have to read the original texts of Maxwell’s, Einstein, et al. No trivia or quizzes yet. Try the Kindle edition and callahqn these great reading features: Write a customer review.

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The Geometry of Spacetime : An Introduction to Special and General Relativity

This book looks at the ideas of both Einstein and Minkowski, and then introduces the theory of frames, surfaces and intrinsic geometry, developing the main implications of Einstein’s general relativity theory. Book ratings by Goodreads. Understanding Analysis Stephen Abbott.

The second part develops the main implications of Einstein’s general relativity as a theory of gravity rooted in the differential geometry of surfaces. See all 10 reviews.

Draft saved Draft deleted. I would like to learn GR in a “coordinate-free” fashion, but Callahan does not take that approach and gives his reasons clearly in the introduction. The second part InAlbert Einstein offered a revolutionary theory–special relativity–to explain some of the most troubling problems in current physics concerning electromagnetism and motion. I’ve only dallahan the first third in detail, but so far this book is frankly disappointing.

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Dario Paccagnan added it May 11, I have not had a chance to work through the whole book yet, but I think the previous reviewer is correct – it is an excellent book. I tried Schutz’s book but didn’t find the math self contained or rigorous, while trying to jump into Wald’s graduate level text on General relativity was way too much to soon.

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This book strikes a good balance between the physics and the math. Learn more about Amazon Prime. These items are shipped from and sold by different gdometry.

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In scanning over the later chapters it looks like the coordinate approach is balanced with lots of physical and geometric explanation. Mar 27, Saman Habibi Esfahani rated it it was amazing. Elie added it Jul 25, Cynthia Vara rated it it was amazing Dec 20, InAlbert Einstein offered a revolutionary theory–special relativity–to explain some of the most troubling problems in current physics concerning electromagnetism and motion.

Do you already have an account? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? It is a bit long winded, spending alot of time on SR and in some place just over the top for Physicists! Add both to Cart Add both to List.

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