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The special theory of relativity

H. Muirhead

The special theory of relativity

by H. Muirhead

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relativity (Physics),
  • Lorentz transformations,
  • Symmetry (Physics)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. Muirhead.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 163 p. :
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23745316M

    Albert Einstein 5 Preface (December, ) The present book is intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a Cited by: dations for quantum theory and earning him the Nobel prize (relativity being too controversial then). Einstein wrote two theories of relativity; the work is known as “special relativity” because it deals only with the special case of uniform (i.e. non-accelerating) motion. In he published his “general theory of relativity.

    This book discusses in detail the special theory of relativity without including all the instruments of theoretical physics, enabling readers who are not budding theoretical physicists to develop competence in the field. An arbitrary but fixed inertial system is chosen, where the known velocity of light is measured. The General Theory of Relativity The General Theory of Relativity is, as the name indicates, a generalization of the Special Theory of Relativity. It is certainly one of the most remarkable achievements of science to date, it was developed by Einstein with little or no experimental motivation but driven instead by philosophical questions.

    Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity Øyvind Grłn and Sigbjłrn Hervik. Contents Preface xv Notation xvii I INTRODUCTION: NEWTONIAN PHYSICS AND SPECIAL RELATIVITY 1 1 Relativity Principles and Gravitation 3 2 The Special Theory of Relativity While Lorentz failed to discover this relativity due to his belief in Newton's theory and the "true time"! Einstein explained relativity, the speed of light, time and space along with the Lorentz transformation in this short book. A must read for anyone who would like to know time, space and relativity/5(13).


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The theory of relativity is amazing and important. The Aim of this book is to introduce people without a strong physics (or even scientific) background to the Special and General Theories of relativity and now I want to read other similar Scientific books/5.

Jan 30,  · In Relativity: The Special and the General Theory, Einstein describes the theories that made him famous, illuminating his case with numerous examples and a smattering of math (nothing more complex than high-school algebra). Einstein's book is not casual reading, /5().

There is an old book by Max Born, called Einstein's Theory of Relativity which explains the Special Relativity in great detail without any advanced mathematics and a little bit of General Relativity.

It is suitable for those who has not yet started to physics degree or will not, but would like to understand the theory in a deeper and mathematical manner.

Jan 30,  · Relativity: The Special and the General Theory began as a short paper and was eventually published as a book written by Albert Einstein with the aim of giving: "an exact insight into the theory of relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant Cited by: Most of them are pretty elderly.

Taylor and Wheeler is good, but not all that mathematical. It is designed for people who have had intro physics only. Still, it is a good reference. Rindler is the classic (Intro to Special Relativity). Most modern. relativity the special and general theory by albert einstein, ph.d.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Albert Einstein. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5.

Nov 11,  · General relativity or the general theory of relativity is the geometric theory of gravitation published by Albert Einstein in It is the current description of gravitation in modern physics.

General relativity generalises special relativity and Newton's law of universal gravitation, /5. Relativity: The Special and the General Theory began as a short paper and was eventually published as a book written by Albert Einstein with the aim of giving an exact insight into the theory of relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of.

It is the purpose of this book to provide an introduction to the Special Theory of Relativity which is accessible to any stu­ dent who has had an introduction to general physics and some slight acquaintance with the calculus.

Much of the material is at a level suitable for high school students who have had advanced placement in physics and. Special Relativity is a featured book on Wikibooks because it contains substantial content, it is well-formatted, and the Wikibooks community has decided to feature it on the main page or in other places.

Please continue to improve it and thanks for the great work so. InAlbert Einstein published the theory of special relativity, which explains how to interpret motion between different inertial frames of reference — that is, places that are moving at constant speeds relative to each other.

Einstein explained that when two objects are moving at a constant speed as the relative motion between the two [ ]. Apr 22,  · The new book by Jeffrey Bennett introduces Einstein’s theory of relativity to a lay audience, explaining why black holes don’t suck and other phenomena.

Oct 28,  · The book walks the reader through the development of the special and general theories of relativity and the supporting theories they were built upon.

Starting with the special theory and its limited applicability and the later development of the more universal general theory, aimed at covering the deficiencies of the former/5(98). The book expounds the major topics in the special theory of relativity.

It provides a detailed examination of the mathematical foundation of the special theory of relativity, relativistic mass, relativistic mechanics and relativistic electrodynamics. As well as covariant formulation ofAuthor: Farook Rahaman. A summary of Special Relativity in 's Albert Einstein.

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Notes on Relativity and Cosmology. This book explains the following topics: Space, Time, and Newtonian Physics, Maxwell, E and M, and the Ether, Einstein and Inertial Frames, Minkowskian Geometry, Accelerating Reference Frames, Dynamics, Relativity and the Gravitational Field, General Relativity and Curved Spacetime, Black Hole, Cosmology.

This book is divided into three parts. The first part explains what special relativity is all about. The second part discusses general relativity thoroughly and the last part deals with the considerations of the universe as a whole.

The first part explains the principles of the special theory of relativity.4/5(1). Apr 18,  · Special and General relativity explain the structure of space time and provide a theory of gravitation, respectively. Einstein’s theories shocked the world with their counterintuitive results, including the dissolution of absolute time.

In this book he brings a simplified form of his profound understanding of the subject to the layperson/5(62). Nov 20,  · - General relativity, or the general theory of relativity, is the geometric theory of gravitation published by Albert Einstein in and the current description of gravitation in modern physics.

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