Special relativity

Special relativity

by Alessio Mangoni (Author)

This book is dedicated to Einstein's special relativity. The main topics are: postulates of relativity, events and Minkowski space-time, Lorentz transformations, metrics in scalar products (with an analysis on the metric tensor in an Euclidean and Minkowski space), intervals and their classification, effects of relativity such as time dilation and length contraction, speed transformations, equation of motion in relativistic dynamics, relativistic Lagrangian, kinetic, mass and total energy and their non-relativistic limits, four-momentum conservation.

Book Details

Publication Date
August 16, 2020
Publisher
ISBN
9788835879916
File size
3.3 MB