The Principle of Relativity with Applications to Physical Science [NOOK Book]

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An alternative rendering of the theory of relativity by a distinguished English mathematician and philosopher. Three-part treatment presents an overview of general principles, mainly philosophical in character; describes physical applications and the results deducible from the formulas assumed for the gravitation and electromagnetic fields; presents an exposition of the elementary theory of tensors.
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The Principle of Relativity with Applications to Physical Science

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An alternative rendering of the theory of relativity by a distinguished English mathematician and philosopher. Three-part treatment presents an overview of general principles, mainly philosophical in character; describes physical applications and the results deducible from the formulas assumed for the gravitation and electromagnetic fields; presents an exposition of the elementary theory of tensors.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780486174198
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 8/23/2012
  • Series: Dover Books on Physics
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 7 MB

Table of Contents

Part I. General Principles
I. Prefatory Explanations
II. The Relatedness of Nature
III. Equality
IV. Some Principles of Physical Science
Part II. Physical Applications
V. The Equations of Motion
VI. On the Formula for dJ2
VII. Permanent Gravitational Fields
VIII. Apparent Mass and the Spectral Shif
IX. Planetary Motion
X. Electromagnetic Equations
XI. Gravitation and Light Waves
XII. Temperature Effects on Gravitational Forces
XIII. The Electrostatic Potential and Spectral Shift
XIV. The Limb Effect
XV. Permanent Directions of Vibration and the Doubling Effect
XVI. Steady Electromagnetic Fields
XVII. The Moon’s Motion
Part III. Elementary Theory of Tensors
XVIII. Fundamental Notions
XIX. Elementary Properties
XX. The Process of Restriction
XXI. Tensors of the Second Order
XXII. The Galilean Tensor
XXIII. The Differentiation of Tensor Components
XXIV. Some Important Tensors
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