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Session DateTopicLink to notes/slides
15th September

Introduction, degrees of freedom, notions of invariance, locality, field theories, motivation

Slides
22nd SeptemberSession canceled due to Jacobs Games and Alumni Homecoming
29th SeptemberSpecial relativity: Part 1 - Inertial frames, Galilean transformations, Lorentz transformations
6th OctoberSpecial relativity: Part 2 - The invariant interval, the Minkowski geometry, Lorentz invariance, four vectorsLecture notes
13th OctoberSpecial relativity: Part 3 - The Minkowski Metric, Tensors, GeometryThe geometry of SR, The Algebra of SR.
20th OctoberSession canceled due to organizer being away for the weekend.
27th OctoberEinstein summation convention, the Einstein equivalence principle, the geodesic equation