Introducing Special Relativity

Introducing Special Relativity

By: W. S. C. Williams (author)Paperback

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Introducing Special Relativity provides an easy and rewarding way into special relativity for first and second year university students studying physics. The author establishes the fundamentals of relativity at the outset of this book so readers fully understand the principles and know how to them before moving on to subjects, like time dilation, that often are a source of difficulty for students. The primary topics addressed include conserved relativistic energy and momentum, applications of the Lorentz transformation, and developments in 20th-century physics. This volume also reviews some of the early experiments in the development of special relativity.

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Contents

Introduction. Momentum and Energy in Special Relativity. Relativistic Kinematics I. Electrodynamics. The Foundations of Special Relativity. Relativistic Kinematics II. The Lorentz Transformation for the Space-Time Coordinates. The Formalities of Special Relativity. Some Developments in Special Relativity. A Postponed Prelude.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/05/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780415277624
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780415277624
  • weight: 403
  • ISBN10: 0415277620

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