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Additional prerequisites for General Relativity

  1. Nov 16, 2014 #1
    I am thinking of taking a course on General Theory of Relativity in the next semester of college. My major is in aerospace engineering. I have already completed courses on Calculus, Differential equations, Linear Algebra, and also have a fair bit of idea about tensor calculus.
    What other prior knowledge would help me understand the course better ?
     
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  3. Nov 16, 2014 #2
    Have you covered any Special Relativity?
     
  4. Nov 16, 2014 #3
    No I haven't. How much time should it normally take to learn Special Relativity if I devote about 3-4 hours every day ?
     
  5. Nov 16, 2014 #4
    Differential geometry should also be a consideration...
     
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