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How easy is GR after continuum mechanics?

  1. Sep 12, 2010 #1
    how easy does it become to learn general relativity after a good course in continuum mechanics?
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  3. Sep 12, 2010 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    It's significantly easier. At least, since that's the order I learned the topics, I think it was fairly straightforward to learn the basics of GR after taking a good continuum mechanics class.
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