RSS Feed for length contraction https://solvonauts.org/%3Faction%3Drss_search%26term%3D+length+contraction RSS Feed for length contraction 8.033 Relativity (MIT) 8.033 Relativity (MIT) Relativity is normally taken by physics majors in their sophomore year Topics include Einstein s postulates consequences for simultaneity time dilation length contraction clock synchronization Lorentz transformation relativistic effects and paradoxes Minkowski diagrams invariants and four vectors momentum energy and mass and particle collisions Also covered is Relativity and electricity Coulomb s law and magnetic fields Brief introduction to Newtonian cosmology There is also an introduction to some concepts of General Relativity principle of equivalence the Schwarzchild metric gravitational red shift particle and light trajectories geodesics and Shapiro delay Relativity is normally taken by physics majors in their sophomore year Topics include Einstein s postulates consequences for simultaneity time dilation length contraction clock synchronization Lorentz transformation relativistic effects and paradoxes Minkowski diagrams invariants and four vectors momentum energy and mass and particle collisions Also covered is Relativity and electricity Coulomb s law and magnetic fields Brief introduction to Newtonian cosmology There is also an introduction to some concepts of General Relativity principle of equivalence the Schwarzchild metric gravitational red shift particle and light trajectories geodesics and Shapiro delay http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/39131 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/39131 8.20 Introduction to Special Relativity (MIT) 8.20 Introduction to Special Relativity (MIT) Introduces the basic ideas and equations of Einstein s Special Theory of Relativity Topics include Lorentz transformations length contraction and time dilation four vectors Lorentz invariants relativistic energy and momentum relativistic kinematics Doppler shift space time diagrams relativity paradoxes and some concepts of General Relativity Introduces the basic ideas and equations of Einstein s Special Theory of Relativity Topics include Lorentz transformations length contraction and time dilation four vectors Lorentz invariants relativistic energy and momentum relativistic kinematics Doppler shift space time diagrams relativity paradoxes and some concepts of General Relativity http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/35897 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/35897 8.033 Relativity (MIT) Relativity is normally taken by physics majors in their sophomore year Topics include Einstein s postulates consequences for simultaneity time dilation length contraction clock synchronization Lorentz transformation relativistic effects and paradoxes Minkowski diagrams invariants and four vectors momentum energy and mass and particle collisions Also covered is Relativity and electricity Coulomb s law and magnetic fields Brief introduction to Newtonian cosmology There is also an introduction to some concepts of General Relativity principle of equivalence the Schwarzchild metric gravitational red shift particle and light trajectories geodesics and Shapiro delay https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/39131 https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/39131 8.20 Introduction to Special Relativity (MIT) Introduces the basic ideas and equations of Einstein s Special Theory of Relativity Topics include Lorentz transformations length contraction and time dilation four vectors Lorentz invariants relativistic energy and momentum relativistic kinematics Doppler shift space time diagrams relativity paradoxes and some concepts of General Relativity https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/35897 https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/35897