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Author Takeuchi, Tatsu

Title An Illustrated Guide to Relativity
Published Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (268 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface to English edition; Preface to Japanese edition; Part I: Kinematics; 1 Welcome to the world of relativity; 2 Basics; 3 Galilean relativity; 4 Einsteinian relativity; 5 Causality; 6 Consequences; 7 Summary of Part I; Part II: Problems; 8 Qualitative problems; Solutions to Chapter 8 problems; 9 Quantitative problems; Part III: Dynamics: Relativity with a few equations; 10 The world's most famous equation; 11 The problem; 12 Newtonian dynamics; 13 Relativistic dynamics; 14 Summary of Part III; Afterword; References; Index
Summary Unique book explaining Einstein's special theory of relativity through diagrams rather than equations, for physics students and non-science majors
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Subject Physics.
Relativity (Physics) -- Pictorial works
Relativity (Physics)
Special relativity (Physics) -- Pictorial works
SCIENCE -- Physics -- Relativity.
Relativity (Physics)
Special relativity (Physics)
Relativity (Physics)
Genre/Form Pictorial works
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780511900587