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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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Principles of Electrodynamics – A. N. Matveyev
In this post, we will look at the book Principles of Electrodynamics by A. N. Matveyev (Matveev). We have seen other books by Matveev in the past, Mechanics and Theory of Relativity, Optics, Molecular Physics, and Electricity and Magnetism. About … Continue reading
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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Fundamentals of Physics – Ivanov
In this post, we will see the book Fundamentals of Physics by B. N. Ivanov. About the book: The book being offered by the author differs from other existing books on the subject in its nontraditional approach to the course of physics. … Continue reading
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Tagged atomic structure, dielectrics, electrodynamics, electromagnetic waves, elementary particles, fields in media, forces, frames of reference, gas models, gravitation, hydrodynamics, ideal gas, interactions, lasers, laws of conservation, light, lorentz transformation, maxwells's equations, mechanics, neutron stars, nonequilibrium processes, oscillations, phase transitions, physics, plasma, radiation, refractive index, relativistic electrodynamics, relativity, skin effect, stellar matter, stellar structure, superconductivity, thermal phenomena, universe, waves, white dwarfs
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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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Special Theory of Relativity – Ugarov
After the two books on General Relativity (GR) viz. STG and RTG, we come to a great textbook on Special Theory of Relativity (STR). This one is by V. A. Ugarov titled Special Theory of Relativity. This book is a … Continue reading
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Tagged 4 vectors, einstein, electrodynamics, galilean transformation, k calculus, lorentz transformation, optical phenomena, paradoxes, photons, postulates, spacetime, special theory, speed of light, tensors
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