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20180109154557.0
161013s2017 gw b 000 0 eng
9783110351736 (hbk : alk. paper)
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531.1401
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Petrov, Alexander N.,
author
Metric theories of gravity :
perturbations and conservation laws /
Alexander N. Petrov...[et al.].
Berlin ; Boston :
De Gruyter,
©2017.
xxiii, 595 pages ;
25 cm.
De Gruyter studies in mathematical physics ;
38.
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.
Gravity.
Gravity anomalies.
Gravitational waves.
General relativity (Physics)
Force and energy.
Kopeikin, Sergei M.,
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Lompay, Robert R.,
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Tekin, Bayram,
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