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An Illustrated Guide to Relativity.

Author: Tatsu Takeuchi
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unique book explaining Einstein's special theory of relativity through diagrams rather than equations, for physics students and non-science majors.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Takeuchi, Tatsu.
An Illustrated Guide to Relativity.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tatsu Takeuchi
ISBN: 9780511900587 0511900589
OCLC Number: 663861948
Description: 1 online resource (268 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface to English edition; Preface to Japanese edition; Part I: Kinematics; 1 Welcome to the world of relativity; 2 Basics; 3 Galilean relativity; 4 Einsteinian relativity; 5 Causality; 6 Consequences; 7 Summary of Part I; Part II: Problems; 8 Qualitative problems; Solutions to Chapter 8 problems; 9 Quantitative problems; Part III: Dynamics: Relativity with a few equations; 10 The world's most famous equation; 11 The problem; 12 Newtonian dynamics; 13 Relativistic dynamics; 14 Summary of Part III; Afterword; References; Index.

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Unique book explaining Einstein's special theory of relativity through diagrams rather than equations, for physics students and non-science majors.

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