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EXAMPLES OF NUMERICAL SPACETIMES

Miguel Alcubierre

in Introduction to 3+1 Numerical Relativity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199205677
eISBN:
9780191709371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205677.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses the application of the techniques of numerical relativity to some simple spacetimes. It considers three different types of example, starting from 1+1 ‘toy’ relativity, and ... More


Angular momentum and spherical symmetry

Efstratios Manousakis

in Practical Quantum Mechanics: Modern Tools and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749349
eISBN:
9780191813474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749349.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter presents orbital angular momentum as the generator or rotations in space. The operators which carry out rotations in space form a group, which is a symmetry group of the Hamiltonian when ... More


Theoretical Underpinnings: Stellar Oscillations

Sarbani Basu and William J. Chaplin

in Asteroseismic Data Analysis: Foundations and Techniques

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691162928
eISBN:
9781400888207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162928.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter shows how the oscillations of a star are related to its structure. It also describes some of the important properties of stellar oscillations that allow us to use seismic data to ... More


Some boundary-value problems for uniform isotropic incompressible materials

David J. Steigmann

in Finite Elasticity Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198567783
eISBN:
9780191746536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198567783.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter outlines the formulation and explicit solution of a number of simple boundary-value problems. Analysis is facilitated by the constraint of incompressibility. Examples include ... More


Self-gravitating fluids

Nathalie Deruelle and Jean-Philippe Uzan

in Relativity in Modern Physics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198786399
eISBN:
9780191828669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786399.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter briefly describes ‘perfect fluids’. These are characterized by their mass density ρ‎(t, xⁱ), pressure p(t, ⁱ), and velocity field v(t, ⁱ). The motion and equilibrium configurations of ... More


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