Einstein's Theory by Oyvind Gron
Book DescriptionThis book provides an introduction to the theory of relativity and the mathematics used in its processes. Three elements of the book make it stand apart from previously published books on the theory of relativity. First, the book starts at a lower mathematical level than standard books with tensor calculus of sufficient maturity to make it possible to give detailed calculations of relativistic predictions of practical experiments. Self-contained introductions are given, for example vector calculus, differential calculus and integrations. Second, in-between calculations have been included, making it possible for the non-technical reader to follow step-by-step calculations. Thirdly, the conceptual development is gradual and rigorous in order to provide the inexperienced reader with a philosophically satisfying understanding of the theory. The goal of this book is to provide the reader with a sound conceptual understanding of both the special and general theories of relativity, and gain an insight into how the mathematics of the theory can be utilized to calculate relativistic effects.
Buy Einstein's Theory book by Oyvind Gron from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781461407058
Classification: Relativity physics , Mathematical physics
Format: Hardback (234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2011
Country of Publication: United States
You might also like...
Kinematics by Alberto A. Martinez
The field of kinematics - the science of motion - has long been neglected and misrepresented. The author rescues the forgotten roots of this fundamental field that led to Einstein's theory of special relativity. He shows how kinematics was torn in divergent directions by various fields: mathematics, engineering, philosophy, and psychology.
Manga Guide to Relativity by Masafumi Yamamoto
This latest offering in No Starch Press's highly acclaimed EduManga series, "The Manga Guide to Relativity" uses Japanese comics, clear explanations, and a charming storyline to gently introduce readers to relativity.
It's About Time by N. David Mermin
Reveals that some of our most intuitive notions about time are shockingly wrong, and that the real nature of time discovered by Einstein can be rigorously explained without advanced mathematics. This book is suitable for intellectually curious readers of various kinds, including professional physicists.
Wonderful World of Relativity by Andrew Steane» View more books like these...
This book provides a lively and visual introduction to Einstein's theory of relativity. It brings to life the excitement of this fascinating subject, for an audience including young people at school (post-16) and the general public with an interest in modern physics.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Einstein's Theory book by Oyvind Gron and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Oyvind Gron
Oyvind Gron, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway, firstname.lastname@example.org Arne Nass, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway (deceased)
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
© 2003-2014. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.