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The collected papers of Albert Einstein. Vol.4, The Swiss years, writings, 1912-1914

Author: Albert Einstein; Martin J Klein; et al
Publisher: Chichester Princeton University Press, 1995.
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Presents Einstein's writings from the final period of his work in Switzerland. This volume documents Einstein's search for a relativistic theory of gravitation, a search that ended in Berlin in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Einstein; Martin J Klein; et al
ISBN: 0691037051 9780691037059
OCLC Number: 60261886
Language Note: Text in English and German.
Description: xviii, 715 p. : facsims. ; 27 cm.
Contents: List of Texts ix INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL Introduction to Volume 4 xiii Supplement to the Editorial Method in Previous Volumes xix Acknowledgments xx Note on the Translation xxi Location Symbols and Descriptive Symbols xxii TEXTS 1 Editorial Note: Einstein's Manuscript on the Special Theory of Relativity 3 1. Manuscript on the Special Theory of Relativity, 1912-1914 9 Editorial Note: Einstein on the Law of Photochemical Equivalence 109 2. "Thermodynamic Proof of the Law of Photochemical Equivalence," January 1912 114 "Thermodynamische Begrundung des photochemischen Aquivalentgesetzes" Annalen der Physik 37 (1912) Editorial Note: Einstein on Gravitation and Relativity: The Static Field 122 3. "The Speed of Light and the Statics of the Gravitational Field," February 1912 129 "Lichtgeschwindigkeit und Statik des Gravitationsfeldes" Annalen der Physik 38 (1912) 4. "On the Theory of the Static Gravitational Field," 23 March 1912, and "Note Added in Proof" 146 "Zur Theorie des statischen Gravitationsfeldes" and "Nachtrag zur Korrektur" Annalen der Physik 38 (1912) 5. "Supplement to My Paper: 'Thermodynamic Proof of the Law of Photochemical Equivalence'," May 1912 165 "Nachtrag zu meiner Arbeit: 'Thermodynamische Begrundung des photochemischen Aquivalentgesetzes' " Annalen der Physik 38 (1912) 6. "Response to a Comment by J. Stark: 'On an Application of Planck's Fundamental Law ...'," 30 May 1912 171 "Antwort auf eine Bemerkung von J. Stark: ,'Uber eine Anwendung des Planckschen Elementargesetzes ... ' " Annalen der Physik 38 (1912) 7. "Is There a Gravitational Effect Which Is Analogous to Electrodynamic Induction?" July 1912 174 "Gibt es eine Gravitationswirkung, die der elektrodynamischen Induktionswirkung analog ist?" Vierteljahrsschrift fur gerichtliche Medizin und offentliches Sanitatswesen 44 (1912) 8. "Relativity and Gravitation. Reply to a Comment by M. Abraham," 4 July 1912 180 "Relativitat und Gravitation. Erwiderung auf eine Bemerkung von M. Abraham" Annalen der Physik 38 (1912) 9. "Comment on Abraham's Preceding Discussion 'Once Again, Relativity and Gravitation'," August 1912 189 "Bemerkung zu Abrahams vorangehender Auseinandersetzung 'Nochmals Relativitat und Gravitation' " Annalen der Physik 39 (1912) Editorial Note: Einstein's Research Notes on a Generalized Theory of Relativity 192 10. Research Notes on a Generalized Theory of Relativity, ca. August 1912 201 Editorial Note: Einstein and Stern on Zero-Point Energy 270 11. "Some Arguments for the Assumption of Molecular Agitation at Absolute Zero" (with Otto Stern), December 1912, and "Remark Added in Proof" "Einige Argumente fur die Annahme einer molekularen Agitation beim absoluten Nullpunkt" and "Anmerkung bei der Korrektur" 274 Annalen der Physik 40 (1913) 12. "Thermodynamic Deduction of the Law of Photochemical Equivalence," 27 March 1913 286 "Deduction thermodynamique de la loi de l'equivalence photochimique" Journal de physique 3 (1913) Editorial Note: Einstein on Gravitation and Relativity: The Collaboration with Marcel Grossmann 294 13. Outline of a Generalized Theory of Relativity and of a Theory of Gravitation (with Marcel Grossmann), before 28 May 1913 302 Entwurf einer verallgemeinerten Relatwitatstheorie und einer Theorie der Gravitation Leipzig: Teubner, 1913 Editorial Note: The Einstun-Besso Manuscript on the Motion of the Perihelion of Mercury 344 14. Einstein and Besso: Manuscript on the Motion of the Perihelion of Mercury, June 1913 360 15. "Theory of Gravitation," 9 September 1913 "Gravitationstheorie" 474 Schweizerische Naturforschende Gesellschaft. Verhandlungen 96, part 2 (1913) 16. "Physical Foundations of a Theory of Gravitation," 9 September 1913 477 "Physikalische Grundlagen einer Gravitationstheorie" Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Zurich. Vierteljahrsschrift 58 (1914) 17. "On the Present State of the Problem of Gravitation," 23 September 1913 486 "Zum gegenwartigen Stande des Gravitationsproblems" Physikalische Zeitschrift 14 (1913) 18. "Discussion" following lecture version of "On the Present State of the Problem of Gravitation" (Doc. 17), 23 September 1913 504 19. Lecture Notes for Course on Electricity and Magnetism at the ETH, Winter Semester 1913/1914 512 2 October 1913-21 March 1914 20. "Theoretical Atomism," before 21 October 1913 520 "Theoretische Atomistik" Paul Hinneberg, ed. Die Kultur der Gegenwart. Ihre Entwicklung und ihre Ziele. Part 3, sec. 3, vol. 1, Physik. Emil Warburg, ed. Leipzig. Teubner, 1915 21. "Theory of Relativity," before 21 October 1913 535 "Die Relativitatstheorie" Paul Hinneberg, ed. Die Kultur der Gegenwart. Ihre Entwicklung und ihre Ziele. Part 3, sec. 3, vol. l, Physik. Emil Warburg, ed. Leipzig: Teubner, 1915 22. Discussion remarks following lectures delivered at second Solvay Congress, 27-31 October 1913 552 23. "Max Planck as Scientist," 7 November 1913 560 "Max Planck als Forscher" Die Naturwissenschaften 1 (1913 ) 24. "Supplementary Response to a Question by Mr. Reissner," 11 December 1913 566 "Nachtragliche Antwort auf eine Frage von Herrn Reianer" Physikalische Zeitschrift 15 (1914) 25. "On the Foundations of the Generalized Theory of Relativity and the Theory of Gravitation," January 1914 571 "Prinzipielles zur verallgemeinerten Relativitatstheorie und Gravitationstheorie" Physikalische Zeitschrift 15 (1914) 26. "Comments" on "Outline of a Generalized Theory of Relativity and of a Theory of Gravitation" (the version of Doc. 13 published as an article in Zeitschrift fur Mathematik und Physik), 30 January 1914 579 "Bemerkungen" Zeaschrift fur Mathematik und Physik 62 (1914) 27. "On the Theory of Gravitation," 9 February 1914 583 "Zur Theorie der Gravitation" Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Zurich. Vierteljahrsschrift 59. Part 2, Sitzungsberichte (1914) 28. "Nordstrom's Theory of Gravitation from the Point of View of the Absolute Differential Calculus" (with Adriaan D. Fokker), 19 February 1914 588 "Die Nordstromsche Gravitationstheorie vom Standpunkt des absoluten Differentialkalkuls" Annalen der Physik 44 (1914) 29. "Method for the Determination of Statistical Values of Observations Regarding Quantities Subject to Irregular Fluctuations," 28 February 1914 598 "Methode pour la determination de valeurs statistiques d'observations concernant des grandeurs soumises a des fluctuations irregulieres" Archives des sciences physiques et naturelles 37 (1914) 30. "A Method for the Statistical Use of Observations of Apparently Irregular, Quasiperiodic Processes," after 28 February 1914 603 "Eine Methode zur statistischen Verwertung von Beobachtungen scheinbar unregelmassig quasiperiodisch verlaufender Vorgange" 31. "On the Relativity Problem," March 1914 608 "Zum Relativitats-Problem" Scientia 15 (1914) APPENDIXES A. Summaries of Einstein's Courses at the ETH 623 B. Facsimile Reproduction of the Manuscript of Document 14 630 Literature Cited 683 Indexes 699
Responsibility: editors, Martin J. Klein ... [et al.]

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