


General Theory of Relativity 
Einstein's general theory of relativity requires a curved space for the description of the physical world. If one wishes to go beyond superficial discussions of the physical relations involved, one needs to set up precise equations for handling curved space. The wellestablished mathematical technique that accomplishes this is clearly described in this classic book by Nobel Laureate P.A.M. Dirac. Based on a series of lectures given by Dirac at Florida State University, and intended for the advanced undergraduate, General Theory of Relativity comprises thirtyfive compact chapters that take the reader pointbypoint through the necessary steps for understanding general relativity. "Seasoned physicists will appreciate the book as an elegant, wellorganized introduction to the basic mathematics and physics of curved space."Physics Today "Dirac was a man of few words, and this little bookwith 35 sections spanning 69 pagesexhibits the concise, direct style that was his trademark. Seasoned physicists will appreciate the book as an elegant, wellorganized introduction to the basic mathematics and physics of curved space."R. Corby Hovis, Physics Today Series: Subject Areas:
Hardcover published in 1975 by Wiley  
 
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