- application of the scientific world view
- ability to distinguish scientific from non-scientific explanations of relativity
- the use of the basic vocabulary of the theory of relativity
- understanding of basic concepts of the theory of relativity
- problem analysis
- critical thinking
- conceptual thinking
- ability to learn
- Space and Time Before Einstein
- In Search of the Ether
- Space and Time in Special Relativity
- Geometric Structure of Space-Time
- Transformation of the Electromagnetic Field
- Energy and Momentum
- Covariant Formulation
- Inertia and Gravity
- Results of General Relativity
- Rafael Ferraro, Einstein’s Space-Time: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity, Springer, 2007.
- Bernard Schutz, A First Course in General Relativity, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2016.
- Robert B. Scott, A Student’s Manual for A First Course in General Relativity, Cambridge University Press, 2016.
- A. Zee, Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell, Princeton University Press, 2013.
- Josip Brana, Opća teorija relativnosti, Osijek 2011.
||Two hours of lectures and one hour of exercises per week. Students are encouraged to ask questions and participate in discussions during lectures and exercises.
||Two preliminary written exams with numerical exercises during the semester or a final written exam with numerical exercises at the end of the course. In addition, an oral exam is mandatory.
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