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Cosmology/Fridmann equation exercises around the web?

  1. Jul 17, 2011 #1
    Hello, i'm looking for exercises and problems about the Friedmann equation. For example: calculate the redshift, H0, scale factor, temperature, horizons etc given the model of universe. Does anyone know some website, or professors homepages, in wich i could find this stuff?

    Thank you :)

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  3. Jul 18, 2011 #2


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    You might find a few useful things here: http://www.lightandmatter.com/html_books/genrel/ch08/ch08.html [Broken]

    The OP was asking for exercises, not derivations.
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  5. Jul 18, 2011 #4
    Ok ok thank you, the website is interesting (it also gives a good explanation for frw metric etc). I realized is very difficult to find exercises with solutions, my book (Cosmologia e Cosmologie, Bonometto) has only theory, but my professor asks a lot of exercises in the exam. I have 3 or 4 exercises of past exams, but i can't use only theese to reach a good preparation. I will continue to search!
  6. Jul 19, 2011 #5
    I think "Liddle" book in cosmology is a good one to start with. What about Steven Weinberg's text book on cosmology. I think it has plenty of exercise in it.
  7. Jul 20, 2011 #6
    Thank you for the 2 books, I'm trying to find some informations on the web, like the index, to see if there is a good exercise section.
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