Astrophysics (Physics)

Course Name: Relativistic Astrophysics (Phys)

Course content:

1. Covariant physics

2. The principle of equivalence

3. Tensor analysis, Effects of gravitation

4. Einstein’s field equations

5. Classical tests of Einstein’s theory

6. Post-Newtonian celestial mechanics

7. Gravitational radiation.


1. Steven Weinberg, Gravitation and Cosmology, John Wiley and Sons, 1995

2. C. W. Misner, K.S.Thorne and J. A.Wheeler, Gravitation, Freeman and Company,


Evaluation Methods:

1. Assignment I , Individual assignment  (20%)

2. Assignment II Group assignment (20)

3. Test-I and Test-II (30%)

4. Final Exam (30%)

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