Six Ideas That Shaped Physics: Unit R - Laws of Physics are Frame-Independent: Unit R - Laws of…

Paperback | August 9, 2002

byThomas Moore

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SIX IDEAS THAT SHAPED PHYSICS is the 21st century's alternative to traditional, encyclopedic textbooks. Thomas Moore designed SIX IDEAS to teach students:--to apply basic physical principles to realistic situations--to solve realistic problems--to resolve contradictions between their preconceptions and the laws of physics--to organize the ideas of physics into an integrated hierarchy

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SIX IDEAS THAT SHAPED PHYSICS is the 21st century's alternative to traditional, encyclopedic textbooks. Thomas Moore designed SIX IDEAS to teach students:--to apply basic physical principles to realistic situations--to solve realistic problems--to resolve contradictions between their preconceptions and the laws of physics--to organi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 10.9 × 8.5 × 0.3 inPublished:August 9, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

R1 The Principle of Relativity

R2 Synchronizing Clocks

R3 The Nature of Time

R4 The Metric Equation

R5 Proper Time

R6 Coordinate Transformations

R7 Lorentz Contraction

R8 The Cosmic Speed Limit

R9 Four-Momentum

R10 Conservation of Four-Momentum

Appendix A Conversion of Equations to SI Units

Appendix B The Relativistic Doppler Effect