**Lecture Notes on Special Relativity**

by J D Cresser

**Publisher**: Macquarie University 2005**Number of pages**: 70

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Special relativity lecture notes. From the table of contents: Introduction: What is Relativity?; Frames of Reference; Newtonian Relativity; Einsteinian Relativity;Geometry of Flat Spacetime; Electrodynamics in Special Relativity.

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