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GR Tutorial

  1. May 27, 2008 #1
    Is there any free online tutorial which completely explains General Relativity without concept of Tensors?
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  3. May 27, 2008 #2


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    I can't imagine what such an explanation would look like. It would almost certainly be a lot more complicated than an explanation that is using tensors.

    I'm sure others can give you links to pages you will find useful, but you're probably better off buying a book. The best one I know that doesn't use mathematics is this one.
  4. May 27, 2008 #3
    While it would be impossible to have a complete explanation of general relativity without tenors there is something middle of the road at http://www.eftaylor.com/download.html#general_relativity

    Download the sections on general relativity. This text is used at MIT in their course Exploring Black Holes.

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