The Principle of Relativity With Applications to Physical Science

The Principle of Relativity With Applications to Physical Science

by Alfred North Whitehead


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ISBN-13: 9780344969027
Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press
Publication date: 11/08/2018
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Part I.General Principles
I.Prefatory Explanations3
II.The Relatedness of Nature13
IV.Some Principles of Physical Science61
Part II.Physical Applications
V.The Equations of Motion91
VI.On The Formula For dJ[superscript 2]93
VII.Permanent Gravitational Fields101
VIII.Apparent Mass and the Spectral Shift102
IX.Planetary Motion104
X.Electromagnetic Equations106
XI.Gravitation and Light Waves108
XII.Temperature Effects on Gravitational Forces112
XIII.The Electrostatic Potential and Spectral Shift114
XIV.The Limb Effect117
XV.Permanent Directions of Vibration and the Doubling Effect121
XVI.Steady Electromagnetic Fields127
XVII.The Moon's Motion132
Part III.Elementary Theory of Tensors
XVIII.Fundamental Notions139
XIX.Elementary Properties148
XX.The Process of Restriction153
XXI.Tensors of the Second Order160
XXII.The Galilean Tensor166
XXIII.The Differentiation of Tensor Components173
XXIV.Some Important Tensors184

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