Date of Award
Glass, E. N.,
Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics.
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Taub numbers are studied as a set of tensorial conservation laws derivable from curves of solutions to the vacuum Einstein equations. A formulation for Taub numbers of all orders is provided as well as a derivation of the Xanthopoulos theorem. Taub numbers are computed for the Schwarzschild and Kerr solutions viewed as perturbations of Minkowski spacetime and the Schwarzschild solution. They are found to give a measure of the mass and angular momentum and are free of the factor of 2 anomaly associated with the Komar numbers. Taub numbers are also computed for the stationary perturbations of the Schwarzschild solution.Dept. of Physics. Paper copy at Leddy Library: Theses & Major Papers - Basement, West Bldg. / Call Number: Thesis1993 .N334. Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 54-09, Section: B, page: 4726. Adviser: E. N. Glass. Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Windsor (Canada), 1993.
Naber, Mark G., "Taub numbers." (1993). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 3721.