3 edition of **What is the theory of relativity** found in the catalog.

What is the theory of relativity

Landau, Lev Davidovich

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Published
**1979**
by Mir Publishers in Moscow
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Written in English

- Relativity (Physics).

**Edition Notes**

Translation of: Chto takoe teorii︠a︡ otnositelʹnosti.

Statement | L. Landau, Yu. Rumer ; translated from the Russian by A. Zdornykh. |

Contributions | Rumer, I︠U︡. B. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC6 .L2623 1979 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 60 p. : |

Number of Pages | 60 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL15087827M |

Theory of Relativity. Dover, reprint. In print, ISBN X; list price $ (paperback). This was the first book on relativity theory, written in a burst of youthful enthusiasm by the twenty year old Pauli. Needless to say, it is of purely historical interest today. Here is a book which is quirky but which will be valuable to some. The book introduces the general theory of relativity and includes applications to cosmology. The book contains a thorough introduction to tensor calculus and curved manifolds. After the necessary mathematical tools are introduced, we give a thorough presentation of the theory of.

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe. For years, the general theory of relativity has been a pillar of modern physics. The basic idea is so elegant that you don’t need superpowers to understand it. Begin with Isaac Newton’s first law of motion: An object remains in uniform motion unless acted on. In the words of Einstein: The present book is intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, .

The theory of relativity consists of two interrelated parts: special relativity and general relativity. Special Theory of Relativity. Special relativity applies to all coding methods in the absence of gravity. Consider running the following SAS code. In , Albert Einstein published the theory of special relativity, which explains how to interpret motion between different inertial frames of reference — that is, places that are moving at constant speeds relative to each other. Einstein explained that when two objects are moving at a constant speed as the relative motion between the two [ ].

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An accesible version of Einstein's masterpiece of theory, written by the genius himself According to Einstein himself, this book is intended "to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of/5.

Pauli's book "Theory of Relativity" which is now classic, is still one of the best treatise on the special and general relativity. Remarkably, at the time when he wrote this book, Wolfgang Pauli () was just 21 years old student of physics at the Univerisity of by: Free download or read online Relativity: The Special and the General Theory pdf (ePUB) book.

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More math and complexity comes in the later stages of the book introducing the general theory of relativity and may be hard to grasp even with a basic /5(). The general theory of relativity, together with the necessary parts of the theory of invariants, is dealt with in the author’s book Die Grundlagen der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie (The Foundations of the General Theory of Relativity) — Joh.

Ambr. Barth, ; this book assumes some familiarity with the special theory of relativity. The Theory of Relativity is based on previously known scientific studies plus insights penned by Albert Einstein.

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To be honest I imagine that self-learning relativity to be quite difficult. There is an old book by Max Born, called Einstein's Theory of Relativity which explains the Special Relativity in great detail without any advanced mathematics and a little bit of General Relativity.

It is suitable for those who has not yet started to physics degree or will not, but would like to understand the theory in a deeper and mathematical manner.

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The new book by Jeffrey Bennett introduces Einstein’s theory of relativity to a lay audience, explaining why black holes don’t suck and other phenomena. Then, at the end ofhe published a small book entitled On the Special and the General Theory of Relativity, Generally Comprehensible.

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In this book Einstein explains, using the minimum of mathematical terms, the basic ideas and principles of the theory which has shaped the world we live in today. Unsurpassed by any subsequent books on relativity, this remains the most popular and useful exposition of Einstein's immense contribution to human knowledge/5(91).

Einstein's general theory of relativity requires a curved space for the description of the physical world. If one wishes to go beyond superficial discussions of the physical relations involved, one needs to set up precise equations for handling curved space. The well-established mathematical technique that accomplishes this is clearly described in this classic book by Nobel Laureate 4/5(6).

Einstein's theory of relativity. The reader is assumed to have but little mathematical knowledge. Topics covered includes: Geometry and Cosmology, The Fundamental Laws of Classical Mechanics, The Newtonian World-System, The Fundamental Laws of Optics, The Fundamental Laws of Electrodynamics and Einstein's Special Principle of Relativity.

minimum of postulates is a better theory (since there are less assumptions involved in its construction); from this point of view the General Theory of Relativity is a gem 3. The completed formulation of the General Theory of Relativity was pub-lished in (Fig.

Figure Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity Size: 1MB. This book presents an alternative representation of Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, which makes Special Relativity much more comprehensible and is intended as a lecture for physicists, mathematicians and computer scientists and concentrates on the students of these fieldsBrand: Springer Singapore.

A book in which one great mind explains the work of another great mind in terms comprehensible to the layman is a significant achievement. This is such a book. Max Born is a Nobel Laureate () and one of the world's great physicists: in this book he analyzes and interprets the theory of Einsteinian relativity/5(22).

The present book is intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical by: The best part of this book is hearing Einstein’s writing on the subjects of Relativity, the nature of science, and the issues of integrating General Relativity with Quantum theory.

Yet there are now many other texts that discuss these subjects with much more clarity and much more depth, and have many more years of thought and experiment. The theory of special relativity was introduced first and was later considered to be a special case of the more comprehensive theory of general relativity.

General relativity is a theory of gravitation that Albert Einstein developed between and .Einstein's relativity theory was presented as a principled, rather than a constructive, theory. A principled theory is one that begins with principles and then uses these principles to explain the phenomena; a constructive theory starts with the observat ions and culminates in theories that explain and reconcile those observations.The premise of this book is that the effects of the special theory of relativity are a kinematical perspective rather than being real; but 'reality' is a slippery concept, and it is expected that the reader will keep that in mind.

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