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Readable Relativity by Clement V. Durrell

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Readable Relativity
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Publisher: G. Bell & Sons
ISBN/ASIN: 0486432572
Number of pages: 149

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Concise and practical, this text by a renowned teacher sketches the mathematical background essential to understanding the fundamentals of relativity theory. Subjects include the velocity of light, measurement of time and distance, and properties of mass and momentum, with numerous diagrams, formulas, and examples, plus exercises and solutions.

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