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Conservation laws and variational principles in general relativity

Abraham Haskel Taub

Conservation laws and variational principles in general relativity

by Abraham Haskel Taub

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Published by University of Illinois, Digital Computer Laboratory in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calculus of tensors,
  • Relativity (Physics)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. H. Taub
    SeriesReport (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Computer Science) -- no. 114
    ContributionsUniversity of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Digital Computer Laboratory, National Science Foundation (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 leaves ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25511471M
    OCLC/WorldCa7387519

    The presentation owes much to Mazur’s The Principles and Practice of Physics: conservation laws, momentum and energy, are introduced before forces, and one-dimensional setups are thoroughly explored before two-dimensional systems are considered. It contains both problems and worked-out examples. (1 review) READ MORE. Gauge invariance, charge conservation, and variational principles. conservation laws and variational principles for field equations in general non-abelian gauge theories. Our main result states that second order field equations possessing translational and gauge symmetries and the corresponding conservation laws are always derivable from a Cited by: 6.

    Book: Variational Principles in Classical Mechanics (Cline) In she proposed a theorem that a conservation law is associated with any differentiable symmetry of a physical system. Noether’s theorem evolves naturally from Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics and she applied it to the four-dimensional world of general relativity. The variational principle is a scientific principle used within the calculus of variations, which develops general methods for finding functions which extremize the value of quantities that depend upon those example, to answer this question: "What is the shape of a chain suspended at both ends?" we can use the variational principle that the shape must minimize the gravitational.

    retains extremal principles that are the basis of the variational theory presented here in Chapter 2. Variational principles have turned out to be of great practical use in modern theory. They often provide a compact and general statement of theory, invariant or covariant under transformations of coordinates or functions, and can be used to. Augmented variational principles are introduced in order to provide a definition of relative conservation laws. As it is physically reasonable, relative conservation laws define in turn relative.


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