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Metric theories of gravity : perturbations and conservation laws / Alexander N. Petrov...[et al.].

By: Petrov, Alexander N [author].
Contributor(s): Kopeikin, Sergei M [author] | Lompay, Robert R [author] | Tekin, Bayram [author].
Material type: TextTextSeries: De Gruyter studies in mathematical physics ; 38.Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, ©2017Description: xxiii, 595 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9783110351736 (hbk : alk. paper).Subject(s): Gravity | Gravity anomalies | Gravitational waves | General relativity (Physics) | Force and energyDDC classification: 531.1401
Contents:
1. Conservation laws in theoretical physics: a brief introduction -- 2. Field-theoretical formulation of general relativity: the theory -- 3. Asymptotically flat spacetime in the field-theoretical formulation -- 4. Exact solutions of general relativity in the field-theoretical formalism -- 5. Field-theoretical derivation of cosmological perturbations -- 6. Currents and superpotentials on arbitrary backgrounds: three approaches -- 7. Conservation laws in an arbitrary multi-dimensional metric theory -- 8. Conserved quantities in the Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet gravity -- 9. Generic gravity: particle content, weak field limits, conserved charges -- 10. Conservation laws in convariant field theories with gause symmetrics -- appendices.
Summary: By focusing on the most popular pertubation methods this monograph aspires to give a unified overview and comparison of ways to construct conserved quantities and study symmetries in general relativity.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Conservation laws in theoretical physics: a brief introduction --
2. Field-theoretical formulation of general relativity: the theory --
3. Asymptotically flat spacetime in the field-theoretical formulation --
4. Exact solutions of general relativity in the field-theoretical formalism --
5. Field-theoretical derivation of cosmological perturbations --
6. Currents and superpotentials on arbitrary backgrounds: three approaches --
7. Conservation laws in an arbitrary multi-dimensional metric theory --
8. Conserved quantities in the Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet gravity --
9. Generic gravity: particle content, weak field limits, conserved charges --
10. Conservation laws in convariant field theories with gause symmetrics --
appendices.

By focusing on the most popular pertubation methods this monograph aspires to give a unified overview and comparison of ways to construct conserved quantities and study symmetries in general relativity.

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