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Physics 523, Problem Sets The TA for this class is Hans Bantilan ( [email protected] ). Problem sets should be dropped off in Hans' mail box by midnight of the due date. Late assignments will not be accepted. Solutions will be posted soon afterwards on blackboard. Included are tentative due dates, which could change as the term proceeds. All problems below are from the end-of-chapter exercises in An Introduction to General Relativity: Spacetime and Geometry by Sean M. Carroll, Addison Wesley, 2004. Assignment 1: Due Tuesday, September 27 1.2 1.4 1.6 for x i ( ) only 1.7 (a), (c), (e), (g) Assignment 2: Due Thursday, October 6 .. afterwards
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Unformatted text preview: just compute the spatial components] 2.4 [we would not have covered commutators in class yet , but they're useful to know . .. see the discussion on Pg.67] 2.7 Assignment 3: Due Tuesday, October 18 3.2 3.3 5.3 Assignment 4: Due Friday, October 28 3.5 5.5 Assignment 5: Due Thursday, November 17 5.2 Note: It is not trivial to analytically solve part (e) and part (f) for a polytropic equation of state. However, the resulting ODEs are easy to solve numerically with any standard package such as mathematica, matlab, maple, etc. A plot of a typical solution would be fine as an answer. Assignment 6: Due Tuesday, December 6 6.2 6.6 Assignment 7: Due Tuesday, December 13 7.5 7.6 Assignment 8: Due Tuesday, January 10 8.5 8.7...
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