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Vectors and tensors
The spacetime of general relativity
Field equations and curvature
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4-vector absolute derivative apple's skin approximation cartesian coordinate system clock components connection coefficients constant contravariant vector coordinate neighbourhood covariant vector curvature curved spacetime defined denote density differentiation dual Einstein's electromagnetic energy equa equation of motion example Exercise field equations flat spacetime fluid formula free particle functions geodesic equations gives gravitational field hence implies inertial frames integral line element linear Lorentz mass massive object matrix metric tensor metric tensor field Newtonian notation null cone null geodesics numbers observer obtained orbit parametrised path photon plane proper radial region of spacetime relativistic Ricci tensor Riemannian manifold rotating satisfies Section Show sin2 spacelike spacetime of special spatial special relativity speed spherical symmetric tangent space tangent vector tensor field tensor product test particles theory timelike tion transform according vector field vector space wave wavelength world line world velocity xa(u zero