Logo

Mechanics and Relativity by Timon Idema

Small book cover: Mechanics and Relativity

Mechanics and Relativity
by

Publisher: TU Delft Open
ISBN-13: 9789463660853
Number of pages: 193

Description:
In Mechanics and Relativity, the reader is taken on a tour through time and space. Starting from the basic axioms formulated by Newton and Einstein, the theory of motion at both the everyday and the highly relativistic level is developed without the need of prior knowledge.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(25MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Special Relativity and GeometrySpecial Relativity and Geometry
by
This is a book on the foundations of Special Relativity from a synthetic viewpoint. The book has a strong visual appeal, modeling with affine geometry. As a subproduct we develop several programs to visualize relativistic motions.
(10661 views)
Book cover: The Hyperbolic Theory of Special RelativityThe Hyperbolic Theory of Special Relativity
by - arXiv.org
The book is a historically based exposition and an extension of the hyperbolic version of special relativity first proposed by Varicak (1910 etc) and others not long after the appearance of the early papers of Einstein and Minkowski.
(3815 views)
Book cover: Getting the Measure of Einstein's Space and TimeGetting the Measure of Einstein's Space and Time
by - University of Nevada, Las Vegas
The space and time introduced by Albert Einstein is explained by examining a series of simple thought or 'gedanken' experiments. The development makes extensive use of spacetime diagrams to help readers appreciate the full extent of these changes.
(8044 views)
Book cover: Begin the Adventure: How to Break the Light Barrier by A.D. 2070Begin the Adventure: How to Break the Light Barrier by A.D. 2070
by - Pima Community College Press
The premise of this book is that the effects of the special theory of relativity are a kinematical perspective rather than being real; but 'reality' is a slippery concept, and it is expected that the reader will keep that in mind.
(8382 views)