The Relativity of Simultaneity
This chapter provides an introduction of the relativity of simultaneity in special relativity. Topics include the definition of the relativity of simultaneity; a thought experiment showing the relativity of simultaneity.
What Is the Relativity of Simultaneity?
Formula for the Relativity of Simultaneity?
- The relativity of simultaneity in special relativity refers to the phenomenon
where two events happening in two different locations that occur simultaneously in one reference frame,
occur non-simultaneously in another reference frame that is moving relatively.
- Time difference of two simultaneous events observed in a moving frame is L*v/(c**2-v**2).
Table of Contents
About This Book
Introduction of Space
Introducion of Frame of Reference
Introducion 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
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