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  • Publisher : Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
  • Release : 09 July 2021
  • ISBN : 9789390960712
  • Page : 188 pages
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Albert Einstein, a Nobel laureate, has changed the world with his research and theories. He is regarded as the founder of modern physics. Besides ‘Relativity’, he worked on Photoelectric effect, Brownian motion, Special relativity, and Mass-Energy equivalence (E=mc2). They reformed the views on time, space and matter. Allert Einstein developed the general theory of ‘Relativity’. He published ‘Relativity: The Special and the General Theory’ in German. Its first English translation was published in 1920. The book deals with the special theory of relativity, the general theory of relativity, and the considerations on the universe as a whole The book gives an exact insight into the theory of Relativity. It covers, the system of Co-ordinates; The Lorentz Transformation; The experiment of Fizeau; Minkowski’s four dimensional space; The Gravitational Field; Gaussian Co-ordinates; The structure of space, and lot many other scientific concepts thus will be highly beneficial to the Readers. A must have book for everyone related to modern physics.

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Relativity: The Special and General Theory

Relativity: The Special and General Theory
  • Author : Albert Einstein
  • Publisher : Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
  • Release Date : 2021-07-09
  • ISBN : 9789390960712
GET THIS BOOKRelativity: The Special and General Theory

Albert Einstein, a Nobel laureate, has changed the world with his research and theories. He is regarded as the founder of modern physics. Besides ‘Relativity’, he worked on Photoelectric effect, Brownian motion, Special relativity, and Mass-Energy equivalence (E=mc2). They reformed the views on time, space and matter. Allert Einstein developed the general theory of ‘Relativity’. He published ‘Relativity: The Special and the General Theory’ in German. Its first English translation was published in 1920. The book deals with the special

The Special Theory of Relativity

The Special Theory of Relativity
  • Author : David Bohm
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : 041514809X
GET THIS BOOKThe Special Theory of Relativity

The book presents the theory of relativity as a unified whole. By showing that the concepts of this theory are interrelated to form a unified totality David Bohm supplements some of the more specialist courses which have tended to give students a fragmentary impression of the logical and conceptual nature of physics as a whole.

Special Relativity

Special Relativity
  • Author : Thomas M. Helliwell
  • Publisher : Univ Science Books
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822037440666
GET THIS BOOKSpecial Relativity

"Special Relativity is a superb text for students to begin or continue a serious study of physics. Describing the most accessible of the 20th-century revolutions, it also illustrates the fact that nature is stranger than one imagines. The book evolved through years of teaching a highly-successful course to thousands of first-year students in science and engineering. It is appropriate as part of an introductory physics course, as a supplement to a "modern physics" course, as a text for a special

Special Relativity

Special Relativity
  • Author : Michael Tsamparlis
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-05-17
  • ISBN : 9783642038372
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Writing a new book on the classic subject of Special Relativity, on which numerous important physicists have contributed and many books have already been written, can be like adding another epicycle to the Ptolemaic cosmology. Furthermore, it is our belief that if a book has no new elements, but simply repeats what is written in the existing literature, perhaps with a different style, then this is not enough to justify its publication. However, after having spent a number of years,

Special Relativity

Special Relativity
  • Author : Valerio Faraoni
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-08-15
  • ISBN : 9783319011073
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This book offers an essential bridge between college-level introductions and advanced graduate-level books on special relativity. It begins at an elementary level, presenting and discussing the basic concepts normally covered in college-level works, including the Lorentz transformation. Subsequent chapters introduce the four-dimensional worldview implied by the Lorentz transformations, mixing time and space coordinates, before continuing on to the formalism of tensors, a topic usually avoided in lower-level courses. The book’s second half addresses a number of essential points, including

The Geometry of Special Relativity

The Geometry of Special Relativity
  • Author : Tevian Dray
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-07-02
  • ISBN : 9781466510470
GET THIS BOOKThe Geometry of Special Relativity

The Geometry of Special Relativity provides an introduction to special relativity that encourages readers to see beyond the formulas to the deeper geometric structure. The text treats the geometry of hyperbolas as the key to understanding special relativity. This approach replaces the ubiquitous γ symbol of most standard treatments with the appropriate hyperbolic trigonometric functions. In most cases, this not only simplifies the appearance of the formulas, but also emphasizes their geometric content in such a way as to make them

Very Special Relativity

Very Special Relativity
  • Author : Sander Bais
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 067402611X
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Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, first published in 1905, radically changed our understanding of the world. Familiar notions of space and time and energy were turned on their head, and our struggle with Einstein's counterintuitive explanation of these concepts was under way. The task is no easier today than it was a hundred years ago, but in this book Sander Bais has found an original and uniquely effective way to convey the fundamental ideas of Einstein's Special Theory. Bais's previous book,

Special Relativity

Special Relativity
  • Author : Sadri Hassani
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-05-09
  • ISBN : 9780128104248
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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

Introduction to Special Relativity

Introduction to Special Relativity
  • Author : James H. Smith
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-03-22
  • ISBN : 9780486808963
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By the year 1900, most of physics seemed to be encompassed in the two great theories of Newtonian mechanics and Maxwell's theory of electromagnetism. Unfortunately, there were inconsistencies between the two theories that seemed irreconcilable. Although many physicists struggled with the problem, it took the genius of Einstein to see that the inconsistencies were concerned not merely with mechanics and electromagnetism, but with our most elementary ideas of space and time. In the special theory of relativity, Einstein resolved these difficulties

Special Relativity in General Frames

Special Relativity in General Frames
  • Author : Éric Gourgoulhon
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-08-20
  • ISBN : 9783642372766
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Special relativity is the basis of many fields in modern physics: particle physics, quantum field theory, high-energy astrophysics, etc. This theory is presented here by adopting a four-dimensional point of view from the start. An outstanding feature of the book is that it doesn’t restrict itself to inertial frames but considers accelerated and rotating observers. It is thus possible to treat physical effects such as the Thomas precession or the Sagnac effect in a simple yet precise manner. In

Special Relativity

Special Relativity
  • Author : Yury Deshko
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2022-02-19
  • ISBN : 3030911411
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This textbook introduces the special theory of relativity at a level which is accessible to undergraduate students and even high school students with a strong foundation in algebra. The presentation emphasizes clean algebraic and geometrical methods, visualized with plenty of illustrations, resulting in a textbook that is modern and serious yet accessible. Replete with many solved exercises and copious spacetime diagrams, this book will help students develop relativistic intuition when encountering the subject for the first time. The emphasis on

Special and General Relativity

Special and General Relativity
  • Author : Norman K. Glendenning
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-04-28
  • ISBN : 9780387471099
GET THIS BOOKSpecial and General Relativity

Special and General Relativity are concisely developed together with essential aspects of nuclear and particle physics. Problem sets are provided for many chapters, making the book ideal for a course on the physics of white dwarf and neutron star interiors. Norman K. Glendenning is Senior Scientist Emeritus at the Nuclear Science Division, Institute for Nuclear and Particle Astrophysics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of numerous books.

Special Relativity, Electrodynamics, and General Relativity

Special Relativity, Electrodynamics, and General Relativity
  • Author : John B. Kogut
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-09
  • ISBN : 9780128137215
GET THIS BOOKSpecial Relativity, Electrodynamics, and General Relativity

Special Relativity, Electrodynamics, and General Relativity: From Newton to Einstein is intended to teach students of physics, astrophysics, astronomy, and cosmology how to think about special and general relativity in a fundamental but accessible way. Designed to render any reader a "master of relativity, all material on the subject is comprehensible and derivable from first principles. The book emphasizes problem solving, contains abundant problem sets, and is conveniently organized to meet the needs of both student and instructor. Fully revised

Geometry: from Isometries to Special Relativity

Geometry: from Isometries to Special Relativity
  • Author : Nam-Hoon Lee
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-04-28
  • ISBN : 9783030421014
GET THIS BOOKGeometry: from Isometries to Special Relativity

This textbook offers a geometric perspective on special relativity, bridging Euclidean space, hyperbolic space, and Einstein’s spacetime in one accessible, self-contained volume. Using tools tailored to undergraduates, the author explores Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries, gradually building from intuitive to abstract spaces. By the end, readers will have encountered a range of topics, from isometries to the Lorentz–Minkowski plane, building an understanding of how geometry can be used to model special relativity. Beginning with intuitive spaces, such as the

Special Relativity

Special Relativity
  • Author : U E Schroder
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 1990-01-01
  • ISBN : 9789814507172
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This book provides a thorough discussion of the concepts and main consequences of special relativity. Treated in detail are the Lorentz transformations, their kinematical consequences (the so-called paradoxes), relativistic mechanics, electrodynamics as an example of a relativistic field theory, and the principal features of relativistic hydrodynamics. The book offers a logical development of special relativity from Einstein's principle of relativity alone; arrives at the essential statements of the theory by a direct approach — this emphasis is different from that of