**Theory of Special Relativity**

by Nadia L. Zakamska

**Publisher**: arXiv 2015**Number of pages**: 98

**Description**:

The main purpose of these notes is to introduce 4-vectors and the matrix notation and to demonstrate their use in solving standard problems in Special Relativity. The pre-requisites for the class are calculus-based Classical Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism, and Linear Algebra is highly recommended.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(2.8MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**The Geometry of Special Relativity**

by

**Tevian Dray**-

**Oregon State University**

This text is intended either as a supplement to a traditional physics course which includes special relativity, or as a textbook for a course in geometry or relativity. It emphasizes the fact that special relativity is just hyperbolic trigonometry.

(

**5382**views)

**Lecture Notes on Special Relativity**

by

**J D Cresser**-

**Macquarie University**

Special relativity lecture notes. From the table of contents: Introduction: What is Relativity?; Frames of Reference; Newtonian Relativity; Einsteinian Relativity;Geometry of Flat Spacetime; Electrodynamics in Special Relativity.

(

**7720**views)

**Relativity**

by

**Arthur W. Conway**-

**G. Bell & sons**

The chapters which follow are lectures delivered before the Edinburgh Mathematical Colloquium on the subject of Relativity. The subject is treated in the historical order, the author brought it down to the stage in which it was left by Minkowski.

(

**6796**views)

**Spacetime Physics**

by

**Edwin F. Taylor, John A. Wheeler**-

**W. H. Freeman and Co.**

Written by two of the field's true pioneers, Spacetime Physics can enhance coverage of specialty relativity in the classroom. This book covers microgravity, collider accelerators, satellite probes, neutron detectors, radioastronomy, and pulsars.

(

**1499**views)