INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL RELATIVITY WOLFGANG RINDLER PDF

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Add both to Cart Add both to List. 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 introductipn relativity: Clarendon Press; 2 edition July 11, Language: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Major changes concern the derivation of the Lorentz transformation and the development of continuum mechanics. Andy Gibson added it Oct 16, Some three centuries earlier, Galileo’s principle of relativity had stated that all uniform motion was relative, and that there was no absolute and well-defined state of rest; a person on the deck of a ship may be at rest in his opinion, but someone observing from the shore would say that he was moving.

This textbook offers a concise but thorough treatment of the theory of special relativity for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students.

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This updated new edition contains additional examples and problems, and the chapter on relativistic mechanics of continua has been substantially rewritten. Robert Carroll rated it really liked it Jan 16, Specia furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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This updated new edition contains additional examples and problems, and the chapter on relativistic mechanics of continua has been substantially rewritten.

It was very easy to read and helped significantly with test revision.

Buy the selected items together This item: No eBook available Amazon. It assumes no prior knowledge of relativity. Introduction to Special Relativity.

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Get to Know Us. In the last chapter on the mechanics of continua, the synthetic approach is somewhat softened by the well-known analogy with electromagnetism.

Eindler of a Uniformly Moving Charge This textbook offers a concise but thorough treatment of the theory of special relativity for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. Assuming no prior knowledge of relativity, the author elaborates the underlying logic and describes the subtleties and apparent paradoxes. Spinors and Spacetimevolume 1Acta Cosmologica Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Michael Sommers added it Mar 17, I highly recommend this very readable book on a complex subject.

Retrieved from ” https: The Angular Momentum Four-Tensor Potential and Field of an Arbitrarily Moving Charge Assuming no prior knowledge of relativity, the author elaborates the underlying logic and describes the subtleties and apparent paradoxes.

Trivia About Introduction to S University of Texas at Dallas. English S;ecial a language for shopping. Description This book is intended for undergraduates taking an introductory course on special relativity which is rather more conceptually and mathematically than experimentally orientated.

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I like the approach that the author takes in introducing the Lorentz transformations, arguing that they must be linear and then finding the linear relationships.

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Relativistic Mechanics of Continua Appendix: It begins on an almost graduate level but soon, step by step, reaches the highest standards of modern mathematical physics.

Refresh and try again. The text also contains a large number of problems which cover the basic modes of thinking and calculating in special relativity. Josh added it May 21, Laurent marked it as to-read Apr 29, Books by Wolfgang Rindler. I felt that there were correct “guides” at the right times to clear such misconceptions. Mayank Mishra marked it as to-read Jan 19, The topic of special relativity is such that you get better understanding the more time you spend thinking about certain ‘mind boggling’ phenomena, such as the relativity of simultaneity, length contraction paradox, etc.

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