## Relativity for Scientists and Engineers |

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### Contents

Introductory Dynamics | 133 |

General Theory of Relativity | 283 |

Answers to Problems | 327 |

Copyright | |

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4-momentum 4-vector acceleration angle atom axes axis Calculate center-of-momentum system clock collision components conservation law Consider constant coordinate system corresponding covariant equation decay described determined direction distance Einstein's electric charge electron emitted equal equation of motion event displacement example experiment galilean transformation geometry given gravitational charge gravitational force incident inertial frame inertial observer inertial reference system inertial system instantaneous interaction interval kinetic energy length light pulse Lorentz contraction Lorentz transformation Lorentz transformation equations m/sec measured meter stick metric form metric tensor momentum moving muon neutrino neutron Newton's laws newtonian mechanics nonrelativistic nucleus object orbit parallel transport particle pions position principle of relativity Problem proton relation relativistic mass rest relative result rocket scalar scattering Section Show shown in Figure simultaneously space-time diagram spatial special relativity speed of light sphere surface tensor theory of relativity time-like transformation equations travels velocity wave world line zero