COURSE INFORMATION
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourSemesterECTS
MAT 595GRAVITATION THEORIES AND COSMOLOGY3 + 02nd Semester6

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Elective
Course Objective  The aim of this course is to teach gravitation theories and advanced applications of  these theories, such as black holes, cosmology with mathematical foundations.
Course Content Summary of the mathematics of general relativity, manifolds, tensors, covariant derivatives and curvature, Lagrangian formulation of general relativity, Black holes: causal structure, Penrose diagrams and the event horizon, Conserved charges in general relativity, The laws of black hole mechanics, Charged black holes, the AdS/CFT correspondence, Relativistic cosmology,   Alternative theories of gravity and solutions.
Prerequisites No the prerequisite of lesson.
Corequisite No the corequisite of lesson.
Mode of Delivery Face to face

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Knows the concepts: manifolds, tensors, covariant derivatives and curvature.
2Learns Lagrangian formulation of general relativity
3Learns black holes: causal structure, Penrose diagrams and the event horizon.
4Learns conserved charges in general relativity.
5Learns relativistic cosmology.
6Learns alternative theories of gravity and solutions.

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
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ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
ActivitiesQuantityDuration (Hour)Total Work Load (Hour)
Course Duration14342
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)14570
Assignments144
Mid-terms11313
Final examination12727
Total Work Load

ECTS Credit of the Course






156

6

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