# Courses

## Gravitational Waves: Spring 2020

### Nikhef MSc Course

### Recommended Text Books:

- B. Schutz, 'A first course in general relativity'
- J.B. Hartle, 'Gravity: An introduction to Einstein's general relativity'
- M. Maggiore, 'Gravitational waves volume 1: theory and experiments'

Course Syllabus

Final Project, GW Article List

Final Presentation

### Slides

- Slides 1: Status of the Field
- Slides 2: GR Review
- Slides 3: GW Derivation and Sources
- Slides 4: GW Detectors
- Slides 5: GW Data Analysis
- Slides 6: Parameter Estimation

### Homework Assignments

## Gravitational Waves: Spring 2019

### Nikhef MSc Course

### Recommended Text Books:

- B. Schutz, 'A first course in general relativity'
- J.B. Hartle, 'Gravity: An introduction to Einstein's general relativity'
- M. Maggiore, 'Gravitational waves volume 1: theory and experiments'

Course Syllabus

Visualization Project, Project Examples

### Slides

- Slides 1: Status of the Field
- Slides 2: GR Review
- Slides 3: GW Derivation and Sources
- Slides 4: GW Data Analysis
- Slides 5: GW Detectors
- Slides 6: Parameter Estimation
- Final Exam Review

### Homework Assignments

## Gravitational Waves: Spring 2018

### Nikhef MSc Course

### Recommended Text Books:

- B. Schutz, 'A first course in general relativity'
- J.B. Hartle, 'Gravity: An introduction to Einstein's general relativity'
- M. Maggiore, 'Gravitational waves volume 1: theory and experiments'

Course Syllabus

Visualization Project, Project Examples

### Slides

- Slides 1: Status of the Field
- Slides 2: GR Review
- Slides 3: Derivation of GWs
- Slides 4: Numerical Relativity
- Slides 5: Detectors
- Slides 6: Astrophysical Sources
- Slides 7: Data Analysis
- Slides 8: Parameter Estimation
- Slides 9: Physics with GWs
- Slides 10: Final Review