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Introduction to Special Relativity

Essential Relativitysecond edition”, American Journal of Physics Chiranjeev Jain rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Description This book is intended for undergraduates taking an introductory course on special relativity which is rather more conceptually and mathematically than experimentally orientated. Rindler’s book should be a convenient and valuable and affordable addition to the advanced physics students’s shelves’ American Journal of Physics From reviews of the first edition: The text also contains a large number of problems which cover the basic modes of thinking and calculating in special relativity.

Books by Wolfgang Rindler. In chapters 5 and 6, on mechanics and electromagnetism, a purely synthetic four-tensor approach is adopted.

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This textbook offers a concise but thorough treatment of the theory of special relativity for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. In the last chapter on the mechanics of continua, the synthetic approach is somewhat softened by the well-known analogy with electromagnetism.


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Emphasis is placed on developing the student’s intuitive understanding of space-time geometry along with the necessary methods of four-tensor calculus, spcial three-dimensional methods are also described. Linear Algebra Richard Kaye.

I highly recommend this very readable book on a complex subject. Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, Relatiity would highly recommend this book to any advanced physics student studying special relativity. It assumes no prior knowledge of relativity. It is especially helpful to those with an engineering background, since it makes heavy use of examples and diagrams to explain concepts.

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Reviewer Alfred Schild said it was an “excellent, clear and concise account” and “provided a sound balance between physical ideas, analytical formulae and space-time geometry”. The Augmented Momentum and Mass Densities Statistical Inference Paul H. English Choose a language for shopping.

Roberto Moretti marked it as to-read Aug 19, Process Development John Atherton. Introduction to Special Relativity Second Edition Wolfgang Rindler A Clarendon Press Publication Intended for undergraduates, this text presents the conceptual and mathematical structure of special relativity theory. Brandon marked it as to-read Jan 16, The text also contains a large number of problems which cover the basic modes of thinking and calculating rindlet special relativity.

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