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VG. Not ex-lib. Softcover in white wraps with Escher's "Rippling Surface" to front, 8vo. xviii + 172pp. Index, references, figures throughout. VG. Mild curl along fore edges; mild abrasion to upper edge rear wraps; central wraps clean and brihgt. Binding tight and square; pages clean and unmarked.
ISBN 0716710625. Trade Paperback. Later printing. TIGHT SOUND READING COPY due to underlining and margin notes throughout; some wear to corners and edges; minor creasing to back cover; small closed tear on back cover.
This 166pg. book (omitting references and index) is a substantial jump-start to an in-depth understanding of Einstein`s general relativity. It is a user-friendly study guide consisting of twelve chapters: 1. Special Relativity, 2. Clocks and Gravitational Potential, 3. A Heuristic Derivation of Einstein`s Equations, 4. The Geometry of Einstein`s Equations, 5. The Schwarzschild Solution, 6. The Classical Motion of a Continuum, 7. The Relativistic Equations of Motion, 8. Light Rays and Fermat`s Principle, 9. Electromagnetism in Three-Space and Minkowski Space, 10. Electromagnetism in General Relativity, 11. The Interior Solution, and 12. Cosmology. The author, Theodore Frankel, has been a past member of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton).
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