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ps9_new2
School: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Course: PHYSICS 8
... Due 4/15/11 1. Stars in (2+1) Gravity Here we examine starlike configurations in lowerdimensional gravity. Consider the most general rotationally symmetric metric in (2+1) dimensions, ds2 = âˆ’e2Ï†(r)dt2 + e2Î»(r)dr2 + r2dÎ¸2 (1) ...

hw12.solns
School: Cornell University
Course: PHYS 6553
... m2 = âˆ’ 1 w(r) ( E âˆ’ qQ r )2 + 1 w(r) ( dr dÎ» )2 + L2 r2 . Taking a massive particle, we can use proper time as the affine parameter. Rearranging, we find (dr dÏ„ )2 + V (r) = 0 (1) V (r) = ( 1 + Â˜L2 r2 )( 1 âˆ’ 2M r + Q2 r2 ) âˆ’ ( Â˜E â...

ps4soln
School: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Course: PHYSICS 8
... 5. The key to this problem is to figure out what the most general coordinate transformation x Âµ(xÎ±) is that keeps the clocks at rest and the metric static. ... x0 we need âˆ‚x 0 âˆ‚x0 to be constant in time, ie the most general form is x 0 =...

Homework Solutions (2)
School: Caltech
Course: PH 236
... We will show next term that the action for general relativity is the EinsteinHilbert action, SEH = âˆ« R 16Ï€ âˆš âˆ’gd4x, (1) where g denotes the determinant of the metric tensor, and R is the Ricci scalar. ...
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Homework Solutions (2)
School: Caltech
Course: PH 236
... We will show next term that the action for general relativity is the EinsteinHilbert action, SEH = âˆ« R 16Ï€ âˆš âˆ’gd4x, (1) where g denotes the determinant of the metric tensor, and R is the Ricci scalar. ...

Problem Set 9 Solution on General Relativity
School: University Of California, Santa Cruz
Course: PHYS 226
... b Therefore, recalling pÂµ = (Ï‰,0,0,Ï‰) and using the above result gives: Î¸ â‰ƒ Î´px pz = âˆ’4GM b (e) The appropriate factor of c at this point is câˆ’2 to make this expression unitless thus the general expression in its full glory is: Î¸ ...

Section 101 Tutorial 4 General Relativity Solutions
School: University Of Waterloo
Course: PHYS 124
PHYS 124 Tutorial 101 Problem Solutions Vinay Iyer February 1, 2016 TUTORIAL 4 A clock is in a circular orbit with r = 10 MG c2 in a Schwarzschild metric given by: ds 2 =âˆ’(1âˆ’ 2GM ...

Schutz solutionsrelativity
School: Universidad Nacional AutÃ³noma De MÃ©xico
Course: PHYSICS 1
A First Course in General Relativity Bernard F Schutz ... 8.33. The dif ferences are all to do with the extra index needed in general relativity 26 ...
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ps9_new2
School: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Course: PHYSICS 8
... Due 4/15/11 1. Stars in (2+1) Gravity Here we examine starlike configurations in lowerdimensional gravity. Consider the most general rotationally symmetric metric in (2+1) dimensions, ds2 = âˆ’e2Ï†(r)dt2 + e2Î»(r)dr2 + r2dÎ¸2 (1) ...

hw12.solns
School: Cornell University
Course: PHYS 6553
... m2 = âˆ’ 1 w(r) ( E âˆ’ qQ r )2 + 1 w(r) ( dr dÎ» )2 + L2 r2 . Taking a massive particle, we can use proper time as the affine parameter. Rearranging, we find (dr dÏ„ )2 + V (r) = 0 (1) V (r) = ( 1 + Â˜L2 r2 )( 1 âˆ’ 2M r + Q2 r2 ) âˆ’ ( Â˜E â...

ps4soln
School: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Course: PHYSICS 8
... 5. The key to this problem is to figure out what the most general coordinate transformation x Âµ(xÎ±) is that keeps the clocks at rest and the metric static. ... x0 we need âˆ‚x 0 âˆ‚x0 to be constant in time, ie the most general form is x 0 =...

UTK physics 490 general relativity chapter 14
School: University Of Tennessee
Course: PHYSICS 490
... energy from rotating classical black holes. 2. Penrose processes themselves are not likely to lead to large ex traction of energy from black holes in astrophysical environ ments. However, there are two general classes of phenomena that can l...
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Final Exam Solution on General Relativity
School: University Of California, Santa Cruz
Course: PHYS 226
... (o) For a massive particle with angular momentum L > 0 orbiting a point mass, the corrections dues to general relativity always make the radius of a stable circular orbit smaller than it would be in Newtonian gravity (or fail to exist). Tru...

fin_s00
School: University Of Southern California
Course: PHYS 100
... 2:004:00pm, 9 May 2000 Exam Number Name (Please Print) 1. In general relativity, what is the equivalence principle? a) Anything goes. ...

grmidsol_14
School: University Of California, Santa Cruz
Course: PHYS 171
... Î² and Î² â†’ Î±. 2. [30] The line element of special relativity is given by ds2 = c2dt2 âˆ’ dx2 âˆ’ dy2 âˆ’ dz2. Trans form this line ...

grfinsol_14
School: University Of California, Santa Cruz
Course: PHYS 171
... In class, I argued that in two spacetime dimensions, the most general form for the ... This is a variant of the twin paradox of special relativity. ...