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Expanding Universe - Erwin Schrodinger

Paperback Published: 17th February 2011
ISBN: 9780521172172
Number Of Pages: 102

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Originally published in 1956, this book was based on a brief course of lectures delivered during the summer term of 1954 at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. It provides a concise interpretation of universe expansion and contemporary theories relating to it.

Preface
The de Sitter Universe
Synthetic construction
The reduced model: geodesics
The elliptic interpretation
The static frame
The determination of parallaxes
The Lema“tre-Robertson frame
The Theory of Geodesics
On null geodesics
Determination of the parameter for null lines in special cases
Frequency shift
Free particles and light rays in general expanding spaces, flat or hyperspherical
Flat spaces
Spherical spaces
The red shift for spherical spaces
Waves in General Riemannian Space-Time
The nature of our approximation
The Hamilton-Jacobi theory in a gravitational field
Procuring approximate solutions of the Hamilton-Jacobi equation from wave theory
Waves in an Expanding Universe
General considerations
Proper vibrations and wave parcels
Bibliography
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ISBN: 9780521172172
ISBN-10: 0521172179
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 102
Published: 17th February 2011
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 0.61
Weight (kg): 0.16

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