# Equations of motion in metric-affine gravity: A covariant unified framework

@article{Puetzfeld2014EquationsOM, title={Equations of motion in metric-affine gravity: A covariant unified framework}, author={D. Puetzfeld and Y. Obukhov}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2014}, volume={90}, pages={084034} }

We derive the equations of motion of extended deformable bodies in metric-affine gravity. The conservation laws which follow from the invariance of the action under the general coordinate transformations are used as a starting point for the discussion of the dynamics of extended deformable test bodies. By means of a covariant approach, based on Synge's world function, we obtain the master equation of motion for an arbitrary system of coupled conserved currents. This unified framework is then… CONTINUE READING

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