
GENERAL RELATIVITY
Second cycle degree in PHYSICS
Campus:
PADOVA
Language:
English
Teaching period:
First Semester
Lecturer:
GIANGUIDO DALL'AGATA
Number of ECTS credits allocated:
6
Prerequisites:

Theoretical Physics is recommended. 
Examination methods:

Questions on the topics presented during the course and solution of a simple problem. 
Course unit contents:

Riemannian geometry; Differential forms; the Principle of Equivalence; Einsteinâ€™s field equation; the Schwarzschild solution, the Newtonian limit; experimental tests; Maximally symmetric spaces; Schwarzschild black holes; More on black holes (Penrose diagrams, charged and rotating black holes); black hole Thermodynamics. 

