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Eli marked it as to-read Apr 07, Essential Relativitysecond edition”, American Journal of Physics The Drag Effect This updated new edition contains additional examples aolfgang problems, and the chapter on relativistic mechanics of continua has been substantially rewritten.

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Open Preview See a Problem? From inside the book. Roberto Moretti marked it as to-read Aug 19, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Please try again later. The Foundations of Special Relativity 1. Spinors and Spacetimevolume 1 introfuction, Acta Cosmologica Back cover copy This book elaborates the underlying logic, dwells on the subtleties and apparent paradoxes, and also contains a large collection of problems which should just about cover all the basic modes of thinking and calculating in special relativity.

Mayank Mishra marked it as to-read Jan 19, Special, General, and Cosmological. Learning the theory and concepts is the harder part and the author has specizl an excellent job in explaining them thus far.


A reviewer noted that other books provide a better introduction and intuitive understanding, but that it “should provide a useful reference for most applications of special re,ativity It assumes no prior knowledge of relativity.

These chapters include simple introductions to topics such as the relativity of simultaneity, length contraction, time dilation, the twin paradox, and the appearance of moving objects.

Brian McDonald added it Jul 19, I would rrlativity recommend this book to any advanced physics student studying special relativity. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. In the last chapter on the mechanics of continua, the synthetic approach is somewhat softened by the well-known analogy with electromagnetism. There were a few typos that I noticed and there are some analogies that I can’t quite agree with, but the technical aspects are crisp and clear. Jacob Lovatt introductioj it as to-read Aug 31, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Starting in chapter four on spacetime, the strongest possible use is made of four-dimensional techniques. External and Internal Forces It begins on an almost graduate level but soon, step by step, reaches the highest standards of modern mathematical physics.

Kaushani marked it as to-read Dec 09, Chapters range from basics of the theory explained in words, to calculus treatment to the full 4-tensor description introduced by Minkowski.


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Introduction to special relativity Wolfgang Rindler Snippet view – Eduardo rated it really liked it Feb 15, Images of Time George Jaroszkiewicz. The Doppler Effect Introduction to Special Relativity.

Assuming no prior knowledge of relativity, the author elaborates the underlying logic and describes the subtleties and apparent paradoxes. Schematic account of the MichelsonMorley experiment. The Conservation of Four-Momentum By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.