# Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation - UCI

The graduate General Relativity course is taught by Professor Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D.

Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI as Physics 255. Topics covered: A Brief History of Gravity, Gravity from the Ancient Greeks to Einstein's Relativistic Theory (1907)

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## 1) Lec 01. Introduction## Lec 01. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation --Introduction-- Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D. Recorded April 1, 2014. |

## 2) Lec 02. Special Relativity 1## Lec 02. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Special Relativity -- Part 1 Instructor: Herbert Hamber, Ph.D. Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI ... |

## 3) Lec 03. Special Relativity 2## Lec 03. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Special Relativity -- Part 2 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D. Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at U ... |

## 4) Lec 04. Special Relativity 3## Lec 04. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Special Relativity -- Part 3 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D. Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at U ... |

## 5) Lec 05. General Relativity 1## Lec 05. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- General Relativity -- Part 1 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D. Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at U ... |

## 6) Lec 06. General Relativity 2## Lec 06. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- General Relativity -- Part 2 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D. Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at U ... |

## 7) Lec 07. General Relativity 3## Lec 07. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- General Relativity -- Part 3 Instructor: Herbert Hamber, Ph.D. Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI ... |

## 8) Lec 08. General Relativity 4## Lec 08. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- General Relativity -- Part 4 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D. Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at U ... |

## 9) Lec 09. General Relativity 5## Lec 09. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- General Relativity -- Part 5 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D. Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at U ... |

## 10) Lec 10. General Relativity 6## Lec 10. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- General Relativity -- Part 6 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Recorded May 01, 2014. Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gr ... |

## 11) Lec 11. Field Equations 1## Lec 11. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Field Equations -- Part 1 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Description: Derivation of the Einstein Field Equations. Requirement of General ... |

## 12) Lec 12. Field Equations 2## Lec 12. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Field Equations -- Part 2 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Description: Einstein-Hilbert Action, Variational Principle, Palatini Identity. ... |

## 13) Lec 13. Field Equations 3## Lec 13. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Field Equations -- Part 3 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Description: Field Degrees of Freedom and Constraints. Coordinate Conditions. A ... |

## 14) Lec 14. Solutions to the Field Equations 1## Lec 14. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Solutions to the Field Equations -- Part 1 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Description: Schwarzschild Solution. Gravitational Redshift ne ... |

## 15) Lec 15. Solutions to the Field Equations 2## Lec 15. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Solutions to the Field Equations -- Part 2 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Description: Equations for Orbits, Relativistic Correction to ... |

## 16) Lec 16. Solutions to the Field Equations 3## Lec 16. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Solutions to the Field Equations -- Part 3 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Description: Weak and Strong Gravitational Fields, The Weak Fi ... |

## 17) Lec 17. Solutions to the Field Equations 4## Lec 17. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Solutions to the Field Equations -- Part 4 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Description: Polarization States for a Gravitational Wave, Gen ... |

## 18) Lec 18. Solutions to the Field Equations 5## Lec 18. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Solutions to Field Equations -- Part 5 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Description: Lense-Thirring Effect and Mach's Principle, Solution ... |

## 19) Lec 19. Solutions to the Field Equations 6## Lec 19. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Solutions to the Field Equations -- Part 6 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Description: Solutions to the Field Equations for a Homogeneou ... |

## 20) Lec 20. Gravitation and Quantum Mechanics## Lec 20. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Gravitation and Quantum Mechanics -- Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Description: Gravitational Field as a Collection of Gravitons, Quant ... |

## 21) Lec 21. Student Presentations. Group 1## Lec 21. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Student Presentations -- Group 1 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Benjamin Boizelle - Kerr Solution for a Rotating Black Hole Anna Kwa ... |

## 22) Lec 22. Student Presentations. Group 2## Lec 22. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Student Presentation -- Group 2 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Yucheng Ji - Positive Energy Theorem in GR James Asbrock - Curvature i ... |

## 23) Lec 23. Student Presentations. Group 3## Lec 23. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Student Presentation -- Group 3 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Andrew Pace - MOND (Modified Newtonian Mechanics) and GR Craig Pitcher ... |

## 24) Lec 24. Student Presentations. Group 4## Lec 24. Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation -- Student Presentation -- Part 4 Instructor: Herbert W. Hamber, Ph.D Meghan Frate - Higher Dimensional Gravity (Kaluza-Klein Theory) Jennife ... |

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