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To gain an understanding of the abstract theory of General Relativity and an ability to solve problems. This course is a necessary preparation for further study in General Relativity and Cosmology, Relativistic Astrophysics, and String Theory.
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|Autonomous Student Learning||
This module (PHYC 40120) can not be taken by students who have taken the module ACM40750 (General Relativity and Black Holes).
This module (PHYC40120) and the module ACM40750 (General Relativity and Black Holes) can not both be taken.
1) Classical Mechanics (Lagrangian, Hamiltonian, central-force motion)
2) Special Relativity (Lorentz Transformations, relativistic energy / momentum / mass, 4-vector notation, 4-tensors)
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|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.