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Introductory Special Relativity - W. G. V. Rosser

Introductory Special Relativity


Published: 6th January 1992
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* A comprehensive introduction to special relativity for undergraduate study
* Based on the highly regarded textbook Relativity and High Energy Physics
* Includes numerous worked examples
* Now thoroughly revised and expanded
* Fully meets the needs of first year physics undergraduates

Newtonian mechanics and the principle of relativity; motion of charges in electric and magnetic fields; historical development of the theory of special relativity; special relativity and the the Lorentz transformations; relativistic kinematics and optics; relativistic mechanics and conservation laws; four-vector methods; electromagnetism and special relativity; space travel and the clock paradox. Appendices: The Michelson-Morley experiment; the simultaneity of spatially separated events; the principle of equivalence.

ISBN: 9780850668384
ISBN-10: 0850668387
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 6th January 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1