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The Geometry of Spacetime By James J. Callahan, Jr.

The Geometry of Spacetime by James J. Callahan, Jr.

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Hermann Minkowski recast special relativity as essentially a new geometric structure for spacetime. This book looks at the ideas of both Einstein and Minkowski, and then introduces the theory of frames, surfaces and intrinsic geometry, developing the main implications of Einstein's general relativity theory.

The Geometry of Spacetime Summary

The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity by James J. Callahan, Jr.

Hermann Minkowski recast special relativity as essentially a new geometric structure for spacetime. This book looks at the ideas of both Einstein and Minkowski, and then introduces the theory of frames, surfaces and intrinsic geometry, developing the main implications of Einstein's general relativity theory.

Table of Contents

1 Relativity Before 1905.- 2 Special Relativity-Kinematics.- 3 Special Relativity-Kinetics.- 4 Arbitrary Frames.- 5 Surfaces and Curvature.- 6 Intrinsic Geometry.- 7 General Relativity.- 8 Consequences.

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NLS9781441931429
9781441931429
1441931422
The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity by James J. Callahan, Jr.
New
Paperback
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
2011-12-12
454
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