The Gauss-Codacci equation on a Regge spacetime

L. Brewin

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Abstract

A relationship between the defect on a timelike bone and the defect induced on the image of that bone in one leaf of a simplicial spacetime is obtained by applying a form of the Gauss-Codacci equation to that spacetime. A simple example is studied in detail and is used to verify the principal result of this paper. A tentative '3+1' formulation is also presented. This paper follows on directly from a previous paper.

Original languageEnglish
Article number006
Pages (from-to)1205-1213
Number of pages9
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Volume5
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1988
Externally publishedYes

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