San Diego State University

Physics 570 - Relativity




Syllabus

Academic Calendar 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

09/06/17: Home assignment 1 is due on Monday, 09/11/17 rather than 09/08/17. Also "3. Problem 3 on page 46" should read "3. Problem 4 on page 46".

10/18/17: Mini exam #3 will be held on Friday, 27 October 2017.

11/01/17: Mini exam #4 will be held on Wednesday, 8 November 2017.

11/20/17: Derivations of Affine Connections, Riemann curvature tensor, and Einstein tensor have been posted (scroll down to "Supplementary Documents").

12/04/17: Notes on the general relativistic Treatment of spherically symmetric mass distributions have been posted.  

12/04/17: Sample solutions for HW 12 have been posted.

12/21/17: A copy of the final exam with sample solutions can be found here.

 

Home Assignments

Supplementary Documents


Mini Exams Dates

 

Midterm Dates

  • 1st Midterm: 10/11/17 (For sample solutions, click here)
  • 2nd Midterm: 11/15/17

 

Final

  • December 20, 2017

 

Exam Review Sheets