**Test Problems in Mechanics and Special Relativity**

by Z.K. Silagadze

**Publisher**: arXiv 2010**ISBN/ASIN**: 3639371089**Number of pages**: 176

**Description**:

These test problems were used by the author as weekly control works for the first year physics students at Novosibirsk State University in 2005. Solutions of the problems are also given. Written in Russian and English language.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(1.2MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Relativity Without Tears**

by

**Z. K. Silagadze**-

**arXiv**

The author argues in favor of logical instead of historical trend in teaching of relativity and that special relativity is neither paradoxical nor correct, but the most natural description of the real space-time valid for all practical purposes.

(

**6767**views)

**Relativity**

by

**Arthur W. Conway**-

**G. Bell & sons**

The chapters which follow are lectures delivered before the Edinburgh Mathematical Colloquium on the subject of Relativity. The subject is treated in the historical order, the author brought it down to the stage in which it was left by Minkowski.

(

**5742**views)

**Theory of Special Relativity**

by

**Nadia L. Zakamska**-

**arXiv**

The main purpose of these notes is to introduce 4-vectors and the matrix notation and to demonstrate their use in solving problems in Special Relativity. The pre-requisites are calculus-based Classical Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism.

(

**2361**views)

**Getting the Measure of Einstein's Space and Time**

by

**Len Zane**-

**University of Nevada, Las Vegas**

The space and time introduced by Albert Einstein is explained by examining a series of simple thought or 'gedanken' experiments. The development makes extensive use of spacetime diagrams to help readers appreciate the full extent of these changes.

(

**5182**views)