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Special relativity (Physics)

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  • The Special Theory of Relativity for Mathematics Studentsby Peter Lorimer

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 73.00

    One of the problems facing mathematics and physics is that mathematicians and physicists speak languages that the others find hard to understand. These notes take a fundamental part of physics, the special theory of relativity and describe it in terms that can be understood by mathematics students who have studied the two basic undergraduate topics,... more...

  • The Special Theory of Relativityby David Bohm

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.95

    Based on his famous final year undergraduate lectures on theoretical physics, Bohm presents the theory of relativity as a unified whole, making clear the reasons which led to its adoption, and explaining its basic meaning. more...

  • Special Relativityby Patricia M. Schwarz; John H. Schwarz

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 78.00

    Thorough and pedagogical introduction to special relativity and related topics, with companion CD-ROM. more...

  • Dynamics and Relativityby Jeffrey Forshaw; Gavin Smith

    Wiley 2009; US$ 170.00

    A new title in the Manchester Physics Series, this introductory text emphasises physical principles behind classical mechanics and relativity. It assumes little in the way of prior knowledge, introducing relevant mathematics and carefully developing it within a physics context. Designed to provide a logical development of the subject, the book is divided... more...

  • It's About Timeby N. David Mermin

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 21.95

    In It's About Time , N. David Mermin asserts that relativity ought to be an important part of everyone's education--after all, it is largely about time, a subject with which all are familiar. The book reveals that some of our most intuitive notions about time are shockingly wrong, and that the real nature of time discovered by Einstein can be rigorously... more...

  • Physical Relativityby Harvey R. Brown

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 44.99

    Physical Relativity explores the nature of the distinction at the heart of Einstein's 1905 formulation of his special theory of relativity: that between kinematics and dynamics. Einstein himself became increasingly uncomfortable with this distinction, and with the limitations of what he called the 'principle theory' approach inspired by... more...

  • The Geometry of Special Relativityby Tevian Dray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    The Geometry of Special Relativity provides an introduction to special relativity that encourages readers to see beyond the formulas to the deeper geometric structure. The text treats the geometry of hyperbolas as the key to understanding special relativity. This approach replaces the ubiquitous ? symbol of most standard treatments with the appropriate... more...