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What is distance? (Popular Lectures in Mathematics) – Shreider
In this post, we will see the book What Is Distance? by Yu. A. Shreider. This is part of Popular Lectures in Mathematics series. About the book This introduction to the theory of metric spaces carries the student through the … Continue reading
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Tagged definition, distance, elementary distance, experimental measurements, general definition, general distance, geodesics, mathematics, metric spaces, metrics, multidimensional spaces, norms, popular lectures in mathematics, soviet, space
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The Shortest Lines (Little Mathematics Library) – Lyusternik
In this post, we will see another book from the Little Mathematics Library titled The Shortest Lines Variational Problems by Lyusternik. About the book A pamphlet based on lectures read by the author to Moscow University’s schools mathematics club. Deals … Continue reading
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Tagged catenary, cone, corollaries, cylinder, fermat's principle, geodesics, high school mathematics, isoperimetric problems, little mathematics library, maxima, minima, minimal surface of revolution, mir books, mir publishers, normals, planes, polyhedra, potential energy, refraction curve, relation between mechanics and optics, soviet, space curves, sphere, surfaces, tangents, Variational Problems
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The Theory of Space, Time and Gravitation – Fock
In this post we will see the book The Theory of Space, Time and Gravitation by V. A. Fock. About the book The aim of this book is threefold. Firstly, we intended to give a textbook on Relativity Theory and … Continue reading
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Tagged acceleration, Christoffel Symbols, conservation laws, covariance, curvture tensor, four velocity, general relativity, geodesics, gravitational equations, gravitational field, laws of motion, local equivalence, local frames, lorentz transformation, mass, mass tensor, maxwells equations, newtons theory, physics, principles, red shift, solutions of gravitational equations, tensor analysis, theory of gravitation
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The Relativistic Theory of Gravitation – Logunov, Mestvirishvili
The gravitational field is constructed as a physical field in the spirit of Faraday and Maxwell, and this field has energy, momentum, and spins 2 and 0. In this post we see book titled The Relativistic Theory of Gravitation by … Continue reading
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Tagged cosmology, einstein, equivalence principle, general relativity, geodesics, gravitational waves, mir publishers, physics
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