## The classical theory of fields |

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The Principle of Relativity | 1 |

Intervals | 3 |

Proper time | 7 |

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according angle angular momentum antisymmetric arbitrary average axes axis body calculate Christoffel symbols components condition const constant coordinate system corresponding covariant curvature tensor curvilinear coordinates denote density derivatives determined differentiation dipole direction distance Einstein equations electric field electromagnetic field element energy energy-momentum tensor equal equation of motion expressed in terms field produced finite formula four-dimensional four-momentum four-vector four-velocity Fourier frequency function galilean geometrical geometrical optics given gravitational field hypersurface inertial infinity integral intensity interval invariant Lagrangian magnetic field mass metric tensor obtain optical particle perpendicular perturbations polarization problem propagation quantities radiation radius vector rays reference frame reference system relation relativistic rotation scalar scattering Schwarzschild sin2 singularity solution space-time spatial Substituting synchronous system of charges system of reference three-dimensional trajectory transformation values vanish vector potential velocity of light wave surface wave vector world line write zero