
Abstract 
1 
Introduction 
2 
Tests of the Foundations of Gravitation Theory 

2.1 
The
Einstein equivalence principle 

2.2 
Theoretical frameworks for analyzing
EEP 

2.3 
EEP, particle physics, and the search for new interactions 
3 
Tests
of PostNewtonian Gravity 

3.1 
Metric theories of gravity and the
strong equivalence principle 

3.2 
The parametrized postNewtonian
formalism 

3.3 
Competing theories of gravity 

3.4 
Tests of the parameter


3.5 
The perihelion shift of Mercury 

3.6 
Tests of the strong equivalence
principle 

3.7 
Other tests of postNewtonian gravity 

3.8 
Prospects for improved
PPN parameter values 
4 
Strong Gravity and Gravitational Waves: A New
Testing Ground 

4.1 
Strongfield systems in general relativity 

4.2 
Motion and
gravitational radiation in general relativity 

4.3 
Einstein’s equations in “relaxed”
form 

4.4 
Equations of motion and gravitational waveform 

4.5 
Gravitational
wave detection 
5 
Stellar System Tests of Gravitational Theory 

5.1 
The
binary pulsar and general relativity 

5.2 
A zoo of binary pulsars 

5.3 
Binary
pulsars and alternative theories 

5.4 
Binary pulsars and scalartensor
gravity 
6 
Gravitational Wave Tests of Gravitational Theory 

6.1 
Gravitational
wave observatories 

6.2 
Polarization of gravitational waves 

6.3 
Gravitational
radiation backreaction 

6.4 
Speed of gravitational waves 

6.5 
Stronggravity
tests 
7 
Conclusions 
8 
Acknowledgments 

References 

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