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Mechanics and Relativity by Timon Idema

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

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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.

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