Physics 717: General Relativity

      Instructor: Prof. Daniel Chung
      Office location: 5207 Chamberlin
      Email: danielchung@wisc.edu
      Phone: 608-265-3133

      Class coordinates:
      Chamberlin  2120
      MWF 12:05 PM - 12:55 PM (Spring, 2016)

    
                        

policies and syllabus

 

 

 

Lecture 1: intro, units, galilean relativity, begin SR

HW1

HW1sol

Lecture 2: derive LT and begin app




Lecture 3: more LT app and force


Lecture 4: SR tensors HW2 HW2sol
Lecture 5: more SR tensors


Lecture 6: begin GR


Lecture 7: metric + Christoffel + Newtonian force HW3

Lecture 8: begin calculus on manifolds


Lecture 9: curves + tensors + begin cov derivatives


Lecture 10: more covariant derivative + parallel transport
HW4