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Relativity : the special and the general theory

Auteur : Albert Einstein
Éditeur : New York : Crown Publishers, Inc., [1961] ©1961.
Collection : Bonanza paperback
Édition/format :   Print book : Anglais : [17th edition]Voir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
Einstein's own explanation of his theory for those who do not have a mathematical background and are unfamiliar with physics.
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Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Albert Einstein
Numéro OCLC : 552485
Description : ix, 164 pages : portraits ; 21 cm
Contenu : Part I. The special theory of relativity --
1. Physical meaning of geometrical propositions --
2. The system of co-ordinates --
3. Space and time in classical mechanics --
4. The Galileian system of co-ordinates --
5. The principle of relativity (in the restricted sense) --
6. The theorem of the addition of velocities employed in classical mechanics --
7. The apparent incompatibility of the law of propagation of light with the principle of relativity --
8. On the idea of time in physics --
9. The relativity of simultaneity --
10. On the relativity of the conception of distance --
11. The Lorentz transformation --
12. The behaviour of measuring-rods and clocks in motion --
13. Theorem of the addition of velocities: the experiment of Fizeau --
14. The heuristic value of the theory of relativity --
15. General results of the theory --
16. Experience and the special theory of relativity --
17. Minkowski's four-dimensional space --
Part II. The general theory of relativity --
18. Special and general principle of relativity --
19. The gravitational field --
20. The equality of intertial and gravitational mass as an argument for the general postulate of relativity --
21. In what respects are the foundations of classical mechanics and of the special theory of relativity unsatisfactory? --
22. A few inferences from the general principles of relativity --
23. Behaviour of clocks and measuring-rods on a rotating body of reference --
24. Euclidean and non-Euclidean continuum --
25. Gaussian co-ordinates --
26. The space-time continuum of the special theory of relativity considered as a Euclidean continuum --
27. The space-time continuum of the general theory of relativity is not a Euclidean continuum --
28. Exact formulation of the general principle of relativity --
29. The solution of the problem of gravitation on the basis of the general principle of relativity --
Part III. Considerations on the universe as a whole --
30. Cosmological difficulties of Newton's theory --
31. The possibility of a "finite" and yet "unbounded" universe --
32. The structure of space according to the theory of general relativity --
Appendices --
1. Simple derivation of the Lorentz transformation --
2. Minkowski's four-dimensional space ("world") --
3. The experimental confirmation of the general theory of relativity --
4. The structure of space --
5. Relativity and the problem of space.
Titre de collection : Bonanza paperback
Autres titres : Über die spezielle und die allgemeine Relativitätstheorie.
Responsabilité : a popular exposition by Albert Einstein ; authorized translation by Robert W. Lawson.

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Einstein's own explanation of his theory for those who do not have a mathematical background and are unfamiliar with physics.

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