General Relativity and Cosmology

On this page you will find announcements, exercise sheets, and general information for the course General Relativity and Cosmology.




Group 1Monday, 10:15 - 12:00Room 0.033 (former room 2), AVZNana Geraldine Cabo Bizet
Group 2Tuesday, 17:15 - 19:00Room 0.022 (former room 17), AVZFabian Rühle
Group 3Wednesday, 10:15 - 12:00Room 1.025 (former room 116), AVZDamián Kaloni Mayorga Peña

Responsible for exercise sheets: Guhan Sukumaran
Responsible for organization: Fabian Rühle

Exercise sheets

NoExercise sheet
00Lorentz boosts, Maxwell equations, and Energy-Momentum Tensor
014-vectors, Metrics, and Minkowski Diagrams
02Energy-Momentum Tensor, Coordinate Charts, Manifolds, Newtonian Gravity
03Lagrange Formalism and Christoffel Symbols
04Lie Derivative and Killing vectors
05Riemann Normal Coordinates, Geodesics, and Hodge Duality
06Vielbeins and Holonomy
07Riemann Tensor and Bianchi Identities
08Noether Theorem and Energy-Momentum Tensor II
10Einstein Equation and Schwarzschild Geometry
Mock examMock Exam

Requirements for final exam

In order to be admitted to the final exam the following requirements have to be met: The final exam will take place on 13.07.2011 from 13:00 (st) to 16:00 in Lecture Hall 1.

General Information

The module description from the syllabus is available here.

Time and Place

Monday 12:15 - 13:00 & Wednesday 14:15 - 16:00, Lecture Hall 1, PI


Theoretical Physics I and II, Basic Lectures in Mathematics



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