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Numerical relativity solving Einstein"s equations on the computer by Thomas W. Baumgarte

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Einstein field equations,
  • Numerical calculations,
  • General relativity (Physics)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 647-683) and index.

StatementThomas W. Baumgarte and Stuart L. Shapiro
ContributionsShapiro, Stuart L. (Stuart Louis), 1947-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC173.6 .B38 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 698 p.
Number of Pages698
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27078026M
ISBN 10052151407X
ISBN 109780521514071
OCLC/WorldCa496954929

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