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Motion of matter in the nonsymmetric gravitation theory.

Eric Gordon Woolgar

Motion of matter in the nonsymmetric gravitation theory.

by Eric Gordon Woolgar

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physics Theses

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    Thesis (Ph.D.), Dept. of Physics, University of Toronto.

    ContributionsMoffat, J. W. (supervisor)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 leaves
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19044481M

    In physics, gravitation or gravity is the tendency of objects with mass to accelerate toward each other, or, in other words, two masses attract each other. Gravitation is one of the four fundamental interactions in nature, the other three being the electromagnetic force, the weak nuclear force, and the strong nuclear ation is the weakest of these interactions, but acts over great. Gravity - Gravity - Gravitational theory and other aspects of physical theory: The Newtonian theory of gravity is based on an assumed force acting between all pairs of bodies—i.e., an action at a distance. When a mass moves, the force acting on other masses had been considered to adjust instantaneously to the new location of the displaced mass.

    * Whitehead's theory of gravitation (), another early competitor of general relativity. Recent alternative theories * Brans-Dicke theory of gravity () * Induced gravity (), a proposal by Andrei Sakharov according to which general relativity might arise from quantum field theories of matter * Rosen bi-metric theory of gravity. In physics, theories of gravitation postulate mechanisms of interaction governing the movements of bodies with mass. There have been numerous theories of gravitation since ancient ityIn the 4th century BC, the Greek philosopher.

    The theory suggests that matter may be endowed with gravitational charges that couple to gravity in a manner analogous to electromagnetic couplings in an electromagnetic field. The modern theory of gravitation was formulated by Albert Einstein and is called the general theory of the long-known equality of the quantity “mass” in Newton’s second law of motion and that in his gravitational law, Einstein was struck by the fact that acceleration can locally annul a gravitational force (as occurs in the so-called weightlessness of astronauts in an.


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Motion of matter in the nonsymmetric gravitation theory by Eric Gordon Woolgar Download PDF EPUB FB2

In theoretical physics, the nonsymmetric gravitational theory (NGT) of John Moffat is a classical theory of gravitation that tries to explain the observation of the flat rotation curves of galaxies. In general relativity, the gravitational field is characterized by a symmetric rank-2 tensor, the metric possibility of generalizing the metric tensor has been considered by many Alternatives to general relativity: Paradigms.

The Nonsymmetric Gravitation Theory is treated as a geometric theory of a spacetime manifold with torsion. The field equations and matter response equations of the theory are derived from variational principles.

The theory is appraised and classified using theoretical criteria. The possibility of equivalence principle violations in the theory is : Eric Gordon Woolgar. Gravity (from Latin gravitas, meaning 'weight'), or gravitation, is a natural phenomenon by which all things with mass or energy—including planets, stars, galaxies, and even light —are brought toward (or gravitate toward) one another.

On Earth, gravity gives weight to physical objects, and the Moon's gravity causes the ocean gravitational attraction of the original gaseous matter. It is shown that the new version of nonsymmetric gravitational theory (NGT) corresponds in the linear approximation to linear Einstein gravity theory and antisymmetric tensor potential field.

A complete analytical expression for the spectrum in matter era, with the modes given by, is rather illustrate its main features, we plot the matter era spectrum for a massless nonsymmetric field in Fig. 2: (a) at the time of electron–proton recombination (z = z rec ≃solid red), (b) at the time of structure formation (z ≃ 10, dashed blue) and (c) today (z = 0, dot Cited by: In the 14th century, both the French philosopher Jean Buridan and the Merton College of Oxford rejected the Aristotelian concept of gravity.

They attributed the motion of objects to an impetus (akin to momentum), which varies according to velocity and mass; Buridan was influenced in this by Ibn Sina's Book of Healing. Buridan and Albert of Saxony (c. –) adopted Abu'l-Barakat's theory. Newton’s law of gravitation, statement that any particle of matter in the universe attracts any other with a force varying directly as the product of the masses and inversely as the square of the distance between them.

In symbols, the magnitude of the attractive force F is equal to G (the gravitational constant, a number the size of which depends on the system of units used and which is a.

This theory is a covariant geometric theory of gravity based on a nonsymmetric field structure, i.e., gp54 g. From the principal of least action, Moffat derived the field equations and also got the generalized law of energy-momentum conservation as well as.

Gravity - Gravity - Newton’s law of gravity: Newton discovered the relationship between the motion of the Moon and the motion of a body falling freely on Earth. By his dynamical and gravitational theories, he explained Kepler’s laws and established the modern quantitative science of gravitation.

Newton assumed the existence of an attractive force between all massive bodies, one that does. Two theories of gravity called the nonsymmetric gravity theory (NGT) [1] and the metric-skew-tensor gravity (MSTG) theory [2] have been proposed to explain the rotational velocity curves of galaxies, clusters of galaxies and cosmology without dark matter.

A fitting routine for galaxy rotation curves has been used to fit a large. A nonsymmetric gravitational theory is presented which is free of ghost poles, tachyons, and higher‐order poles and there are no problems with asymptotic boundary conditions.

A static spherically symmetric solution in the long‐range approximation is everywhere regular and does not contain a black hole event horizon. The information loss problem is resolved at the classical level. Newton's law of universal gravitation is usually stated as that every particle attracts every other particle in the universe with a force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between their centers.

The publication of the theory has become known as the "first great unification", as it marked the unification of the. John W. Moffat (born 24 May ) is a Danish-born British-Canadian physicist. He is currently Professor Emeritus in physics at the University of Toronto and is also an adjunct Professor in physics at the University of Waterloo and a resident affiliate member of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.

Moffat is best known for his work on gravity and cosmology, culminating in his. This possibility follows from a re-interpretation of J.W.

Moffat's nonsymmetric theory of gravity, first published in Phys. Rev. D 19, (), where the antisymmetric part of the metric.

In the general case gravitation is described by A. Einstein’s general theory of relativity, which views gravitation as the action of matter on properties of space and time; the properties of space-time in turn exert an influence on the motion of bodies and on other physical processes.

In this book we construct the Nonsymmetric Jordan–Thiry Theory unifying N.G.T. (Nonsymmetric Gravitation Theory), the Yang–Mills’ field, the Higgs’ fields and scalar forces in a geometric manner.

In this way we get masses from higher dimensions. We discuss spontaneous symmetry breaking, the Higgs’ mechanism and a mass gen. The instabilities of Moffat's nonsymmetric gravity found by are bypassed when one extends the theory to spacetimes with c o m p l e x coordinates.

The action (34) defined in 4D can be extended to a 4D complex spacetime; i.e., an action in 8D real-dimensional Phase Space associated with the cotangent bundle of spacetime. The equations of motion are examined for the behaviour of massive bodies in the nonsymmetric theory of gravitation.

There are two parameters η and ζ which determine the ratio of gravitational. harmonic theory, which is essential to understand the series development of the potential discussed in the second part of the chapter.

The short, final, chapter five deals with the specific case of the motion of a satellite around the Earth. Examples and exercises are presented throughout the book to clarify aspects of the theory. Enjoy an Entertaining and Free Pdf Book on Physics, the Science of Motion: Free download of the 5 pdf volumes of the Motion Mountain Physics Textbook.

The edition, a single zip file with ca. MB, is in full colour and contains many films, stories and facts: every one. Until the s Sir Isaac Newton's law of universal gravitation, two particles attract each other with a central force proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them, was accepted as the correct and complete theory of gravitation: The proportionality constant here is Newton's.Many attempts have been made to unify them; the so-called unified field theory is only a very elegant attempt to combine electricity and gravitation; but, in comparing gravitation and electricity, the most interesting thing is the relative strengths of the forces.

Any theory that contains them both must also deduce how strong the gravity is.This book lays the foundations of a new theory of spacetime physics. STCED (Spacetime Continuum Elastodynamics) is a natural extension of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity.