Introduction of Special Relativity

This chapter provides an introduction of the special theory of relativity. Topics include 2 assumptions of special relativity; inertial frame of references; the principle of relativity; constancy of speed of light.

Assumptions of Special Relativity

What Is an Inertial Frame of Reference

The Principle of Relativity

The Constancy of the Speed of Light


Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Space

 Introduction of Frame of Reference

 Introduction of Time

 Introduction of Speed

 Newton's Laws of Motion

Introduction of Special Relativity

 Time Dilation in Special Relativity

 Length Contraction in Special Relativity

 The Relativity of Simultaneity

 Introduction of Spacetime

 Minkowski Spacetime and Diagrams

 Introduction of Hamiltonian

 Introduction of Lagrangian

 Introduction of Generalized Coordinates

 Phase Space and Phase Portrait


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