Special Relativity

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    Special Relativity: A Heuristic Approach provides a qualitative exposition of relativity theory on the basis of the constancy of the speed of light. Using Einstein's signal velocity as the defining idea for the notion of simultaneity and the fact that the speed of light is independent of the motion of its source, chapters delve into a qualitative exposition of the relativity of time and length, discuss the time dilation formula using the standard light clock, explore the Minkowski four-dimensional space-time distance based on how the time dilation formula is derived, and define the components of the two-dimensional space-time velocity, amongst other topics.

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    Number of Pages: 380
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780128104118
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    Listed in: Applied mathematics, Astrophysics
    Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc

    Books by Sadri Hassani

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