The Cauchy Problem in General Relativity

By: Ringstrom, Hans

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Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, ; ESI Lectures in Mathematics and Physics; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 294 pages; The book consists of "Introduction Outline Part I. Background from the theory of partial differential equations: Functional analysis, The Fourier transform, Sobolev spaces, Sobolev embedding, Symmetric hyperbolic systems, Linear wave equations, Local existence, non-linear wave equations Part II. Background in geometry, global hyperbolicity and uniqueness: Basic Lorentz geometry, Characterizations of global hyperbolicity, Uniqueness of solutions to linear wave equations Part III. General relativity: The constraint equations, Local existence, Cauchy stability, Existence of a maximal globally hyperbolic development Part IV. Pathologies, strong cosmic censorship: Preliminaries, Constant mean curvature, Initial data Einstein's vacuum equations, Closed universe recollapse, Asymptotic behaviour, LRS Bianchi class A solutions Existence of extensions, Existence of inequivalent extensions, Appendices, Bibliography and Index"

Title: The Cauchy Problem in General Relativity

Author Name: Ringstrom, Hans

Categories: Mathematics, Science, Physics,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Zurich, European Mathematical Society: 2000

ISBN Number: 3037190531

ISBN Number 13: 9783037190531

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 17723

Keywords: Physics relativity sobolev fourier transform linear wave Mathematics