Faculty of Physics
M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University
Regular Article

Correct use of the palatini principle in gravitational theories

V.N. Ponomarev and A.A. Tseitlin

Moscow University Physics Bulletin 1978. 33. N 6. P. 48

  • Article

It is shown that the correct variational problem in metric theory of gravitations, based on independent variation with respect to the coefficient of affine connectivity, is equivalent to the problem of finding the conditional extremum of the functional of the action S= ∫_Ω√(-g)Rd^4x.

Rissian citation:
В.Н. Пономарев, А.А. Цейтлин.
О корректном использовании принципа Палатини в гравитационных теориях.
Вестн. Моск. ун-та. Сер. 3. Физ. Астрон. 1978. № 6. С. 57.
V.N. Ponomarev and A.A. Tseitlin
Department of Theoretical Physics
Issue 6, 1978

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