Special Relativity

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Special Relativity

The book is divided into two sections, an introductory text and a more advanced text. Both texts cover the same topics. Undergraduates might compare their curriculum with the text and study appropriately.

Introductory text[edit]

This book is part of a series on Modern Physics:

Waves
General Mechanics
Special Relativity
Quantum Mechanics
Electrodynamics
Nuclear Physics

Introduction

Principle of Relativity

Spacetime

Simultaneity, time dilation and length contraction

Dynamics

Aether

Faster than light signals, causality and Special Relativity


Advanced text[edit]

Mathematical transformations

Waves

Relativistic dynamics

Mathematical approach

Problems

Appendices[edit]

Further Reading[edit]