Scalar-Tensor Theory for gravity in D Dimensions

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Scalar-Tensor Theory for gravity in D Dimensions

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dc.contributor.author Arjun Bagchi
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-05T11:38:34Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-05T11:38:34Z
dc.date.issued 2009-10-05T11:38:34Z
dc.date.submitted 2004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/130
dc.description.abstract The general theory of Relativity and the scalar-Tensor theory are studied in general D dimensions stressing on Cosmology and the static spherically Schwarzchild solution. General Relativity is dealt with in Brief. Different aspects in the scalar-tensor theory like conformal transformation and geodesic equation in different conformal frames are then discussed. A specific form of the generalised Brans-Dicke action is considered and the solutions to the field equations in the cases of cosmology and Schwarzschild metric are worked out. A set of constraints are imposed on the free function of the action under consideration. The implications of these constraints on the two cases are studied. en_US
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dc.subject Theory of Relativity en_US
dc.subject Scalar-Tensor Theory en_US
dc.title Scalar-Tensor Theory for gravity in D Dimensions en_US
dc.type.degree M.Sc en_US
dc.type.institution Anna University en_US
dc.description.advisor Kalyana Rama, S.
dc.description.pages ix; 48p. en_US
dc.type.mainsub Physics en_US

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