Examples of Newtonian limits of relativistic spacetimes

  title={Examples of Newtonian limits of relativistic spacetimes},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Ehlers},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  pages={A119 - A126}
  • Jürgen Ehlers
  • Published 1997
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
A frame theory encompassing general relativity and Newton - Cartan theory is reviewed. With its help, a definition is given for a one-parameter family of general relativistic spacetimes to have a Newton - Cartan or a Newtonian limit. Several examples of such limits are presented. 


Dissertation Universität Tübingen Heilig U

  • Commun. Math. Phys
  • 1993