Classical Field Theory: Electromagnetism and Gravitation

Classical Field Theory: Electromagnetism and Gravitation

Author(s): Francis E. Low

Published Online: 21 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9780471595519

Online ISBN: 9783527617456

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617456

About this Book

The author uses a unique approach which emphasizes the field theoretic aspects of gravitation and the strong analogies between gravitation and the other areas that are studied in physics. The theory-centered text begins with the simplest experimental facts then proceeds to the corresponding differential equations, theoretical constructs such as energy, momentum and stress and several applications. End-of-chapter problems provide students with an opportunity to test their understanding, serve as an introduction to and a review of material not included in the book and can be used to develop examples, extensions and generalizations of the material presented.

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