Gravitational Curvature: An Introduction to Einstein's Theory (Dover Books on Physics) (Paperback)

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Description


This classic text and reference monograph applies modern differential geometry to general relativity. A brief mathematical introduction to gravitational curvature, it emphasizes the subject's geometric essence and stresses the global aspects of cosmology. 1979 edition.

About the Author


A Professor of Mathematics at UC San Diego, Theodore Frankel was a longtime member of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study and is known for his work in global differential geometry, Morse theory, and relativity theory.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780486481210
ISBN-10: 0486481212
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: July 19th, 2011
Pages: 172
Language: English
Series: Dover Books on Physics