Journals Higher Education



16 June 2008

448 Pages | 68 line drawings

ISBN: 9780199205677

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Introduction to 3+1 Numerical Relativity

Miguel Alcubierre

International Series of Monographs on Physics

  • Self-contained and comprehensive introduction to the field of numerical relativity.
  • Discusses recent developments in the field, including simulation of black hole space-times.
  • Outlines several alternative formulations of the evolution equations.
  • Includes an introduction to relativistic hydrodynamics for non-experts.
  • Describes techniques to extract gravitational wave information from numerical simulation with applications to gravitational wave detection.