"Given spherical symmetry, Einstein's gravitational field equations are reduced to a single, second order, linear, homogeneous differential equation. The solution of this equation for a homogeneous sphere is identical with Schwarzschild's solution...Values of relative density, interior mass, relative pressure, relative and absolute temperature are obtained as functions of radius, r, and are compared with corresponding values for the homogeneous sphere, and for a model sun"--Abstract, page v.
Rivers, Jack L.
Willett, Joseph E.
Lund, Louis H., 1919-1998
Ph. D. in Physics
University of Missouri at Rolla
ix, 69 pages
© 1965 Lionel Donnell Hewett, All rights reserved.
Dissertation - Open Access
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Einstein field equations
Gravitational fields -- Mathematical models
Fluid dynamics -- Mathematical models
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Hewett, Lionel Donnell, "A solution to Einstein's gravitational field equation for a spherically symmetrical static perfect fluid" (1965). Doctoral Dissertations. 2111.