The book by Baumgarte and Shapiro provides an excellent introduction to the The authors are world leaders in numerical relativity and their contributions. Thomas W. Baumgarte is a Professor of Physics at Bowdoin College, and an In addition to numerical relativity, Shapiro has worked on the. Many current numerical relativity codes (in three spatial dimensions) share they adopt the Baumgarte-Shapiro-Shibata-Nakamura (BSSN) formulation of.

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Numerous illustrations, many in color, assist in visualizing new geometric concepts and highlighting the results of computer simulations. He has written over 65 research articles on a variety of topics in general relativity and relativistic astrophysics, including black holes and neutron stars, gravitational collapse, and more formal mathematical issues. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

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Mass, momentum, and angular momentum is discussed in light of the problems of coordinate independence. English Choose a language for shopping. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. An Introduction for Mathematicians and Physicists. He received his A. In addition to numerical relativity, Shapiro has worked on the physics and astrophysics of black holes and neutron stars, relativistic hydrodynamics, magnetohydrodynamics and stellar dynamics, and the generation of gravitational waves.

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Other editions – View all Numerical Relativity: He has published over research articles spanning many topics in general relativity and theoretical astrophysics and co-authored the widely used textbook Black Holes, White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars; The Physics of Compact Objects John Wiley, It’s well suited for my needs: An Introduction to Einstein’s General Relativity. Aimed at students and researchers entering the field, this pedagogical introduction to numerical relativity will also interest scientists seeking a broad survey of its challenges and achievements.

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