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A Simple NonEuclidean Geometry And Its Physical Basis – Yaglom
In this post, we will see the book A simple nonEuclidean geometry and its physical basis: an elementary account of Galilean geometry and the Galilean principle of relativity by I. M. Yaglom. This book is remarkable in that it relies only on … Continue reading
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Tagged bolyai, coparallelograms, cotrapezoids, distance, einstein, Galilean Geometry, galilean relativity, gauss, geometry, hyperbolic geometry, klein, lobachevsky, lorentz transformation, mathematics, mechanics, Minkowski, noneuclidean, relativity, riemann, riemannian geometry
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Mechanics and Theory of Relativity – Matveev
In this post we will see a book by A. N. Matveev titled Mechanics and Theory of Relativity. About the book: This is the first volume (second Russian edition) of a course on general physics (the second, third and fourth … Continue reading
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Tagged angular momentum, coriolis acceleration, energy conservation, equivale, forces, fricion, galilean relativity, galilean transformation, general relativity, inertial frames, interial mass, laws of conservation, lorentz transformation, matveev, mechanics, mir books, moment of inertia, newton's laws, nonintertial frames, pendulum, physical quantities, physics, rigid body, special relativity, theory of relativity, time, units, velocity of light, zero gravity
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Relativity and Man – V. Smilga
Our task is to comprehend the purely physical essence of the theory, without going into problems which cannot be explained here with sufficient clarity. After seeing three books (RTG and STG) on General Relativity (GR) and one Special Theory of … Continue reading
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Tagged einstein, ether, galilean relativity, gravity, mass energy, mechanics, newton, paradoxes, simultaneity, spacetime, special relativity
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