**Physics Notes - Herong's Tutorial Notes** - v3.24, by Herong Yang

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**Title:** Physics Notes - Herong's Tutorial Notes

**Author:** Herong Yang -
Contact by email via herong_yang@yahoo.com.

**Category:** Science / Physics / General

**Version/Edition:** v3.24, 2022

**Number of pages in PDF format:** 176

**Description:**
This book is a collection of notes on physics.
Key sections are:
What Is Space, Time and Speed;
Frame of Reference; Coordinate Systems;
Newton's Laws of Motion;
Special Theory of Relativity;
Time Dilation; Length Contraction;
Minkowski spacetime; Lorentz transformation; Minkowski diagram;
Hamiltonian and Lagrangian Mechanics;
Generalized Coordinates;
Phase Space and Phase Portrait.
Updated in 2022 (Version v3.24) with minor changes.

**Keywords: **
Hamiltonian, Lagrangian, Minkowski, Newton, Physics, Relativity, Space, Speed, Time.

**Copyright:**

- This book is under Copyright © 2000-2022 Herong Yang. All rights reserved.
- Material in this book may not be published, broadcasted, rewritten or redistributed in any form.
- Code examples are provided as-is, with no warranty of any kind.

**Revision history:**

- Version 3.24, 2022. Minor updates.
- Version 3.20, 2014. Updated Minkowski spacetime and diagram.
- Version 3.00, 2010. Added special relativity.
- Version 2.00, 2005. Added Spacetime.
- Version 1.00, 2000. Started with space and time.

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Table of Contents

Introduction of Frame of Reference

Introduction of Special Relativity

Time Dilation in Special Relativity

Length Contraction in Special Relativity

The Relativity of Simultaneity

Minkowski Spacetime and Diagrams

Introduction of Generalized Coordinates