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The Resource Introduction to the theory of relativity and the principles of modern physics

Introduction to the theory of relativity and the principles of modern physics

Label
Introduction to the theory of relativity and the principles of modern physics
Title
Introduction to the theory of relativity and the principles of modern physics
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1924-2013
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Yilmaz, Huseyin
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC6
LC item number
.Y5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Blaisdell book in the pure and applied sciences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Relativité (physique)
  • Relativitätstheorie
Label
Introduction to the theory of relativity and the principles of modern physics
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical footnotes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Galilean relativity -- Optical experiments, constancy of the velocity of light -- Lorentz transformations -- The meaning of the Lorentz transformation -- Minkowski space -- Mathematical aids and notation -- Particle dynamics in Minkowski space -- The field concept -- Consequences of the field concept -- The electromagnetic field -- Spinor fields -- The action principle -- Relativity and quantum field theory -- Mathematical aids for general relativity -- Principle of general covariance -- Principle of equivalence -- Field equations and the three experimental tests -- Selected topics in general relativity -- Appendix A. The Green's function -- Appendix B. Matrices and operators
Control code
348949
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xiv, 216 pages
Lccn
64015994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)406506
Label
Introduction to the theory of relativity and the principles of modern physics
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical footnotes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Galilean relativity -- Optical experiments, constancy of the velocity of light -- Lorentz transformations -- The meaning of the Lorentz transformation -- Minkowski space -- Mathematical aids and notation -- Particle dynamics in Minkowski space -- The field concept -- Consequences of the field concept -- The electromagnetic field -- Spinor fields -- The action principle -- Relativity and quantum field theory -- Mathematical aids for general relativity -- Principle of general covariance -- Principle of equivalence -- Field equations and the three experimental tests -- Selected topics in general relativity -- Appendix A. The Green's function -- Appendix B. Matrices and operators
Control code
348949
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xiv, 216 pages
Lccn
64015994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)406506

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