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A sophisticate"s primer of relativity

by P. W. Bridgman

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relativity (Physics)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementP.W. Bridgman ; introduction by Arthur I. Miller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC173.55 .B74 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlviii, 172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3570477M
    ISBN 100486425495
    LC Control Number2002074151

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    In physics, special relativity (also known as the special theory of relativity) is the generally accepted and experimentally confirmed physical theory regarding the relationship between space and Albert Einstein's original treatment, it is based on two postulates. the laws of physics are invariant (i.e., identical) in all inertial frames of reference (i.e., non-accelerating frames of. The book then turns to the relativistic (classical) field theory, including a proof of Noether's theorem and discussions of the Klein-Gordon, electromagnetic, Dirac, and non-abelian gauge fields. The final chapter deals with recent work on classical fields in an eight-dimensional covariant phase space.

    Chapter 2 The Special Theory of Relativity Read Chapter 2 of the hand-written notes ∗Classical Relativity Consider an observer, named O, who measures the position of an object in his coordinate system as ~x = (x,y,z), at time t. A second observer, named O′, is in an inertial frame (noFile Size: KB.   Part II - The General Theory of Relativity [] Section 18 - Special and General Principle of Relativity []. The basal principle, which was the pivot of all our previous considerations, was the special principle of relativity, i.e. the principle of the physical relativity of all uniform motion. Let us once more analyse its meaning carefully.


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Read more. A Primer of Ecology. Time's 'Man of the Century', Albert Einstein is the unquestioned founder of modern physics. His theory of relativity is the most important scientific idea of the modern era. In this short book Einstein explains, using the minimum of mathematical terms, the basic ideas and principles of the theory which has shaped the world we live in today.

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It is in no sense a provisional theory and is largely compatible with quantum theory; it not only led to the idea of matter waves but is the origin of quantum 'spin' and underlies the existence of the antiparticles.

Special Relativity is. $\begingroup$ "Lorentz transformations should be relating observers (frames) and not coordinate systems" is the argument made by Léon Brillouin in his book "Relativity Reexamined".

Brillouin was strongly influenced by P.W Bridgman in this critique (e.g. () "A sophisticates primer of Relativity".) Such arguments may lead one to reject space-time and to wonder if the "intrinsic" speed.

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You can view a list of all subpages under the book main page (not including the book main page itself), regardless of whether they're categorized, here. 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.

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Its use of relatively unsophisticated mathematics in the early chapters allows readers to develop their confidence within the framework of Cartesian coordinates before undertaking the theory of tensors in curved spaces and its application to general 3/5(1).