By Francesco Catoni,Dino Boccaletti,Roberto Cannata,Vincenzo Catoni,Paolo Zampetti

ISBN-10: 3642179762

ISBN-13: 9783642179761

This ebook offers an unique creation to the geometry of Minkowski space-time. 100 years after the space-time formula of precise relativity through Hermann Minkowski, it really is proven that the kinematical outcomes of particular relativity are in simple terms a manifestation of space-time geometry.

The ebook is written with the purpose of supplying scholars (and lecturers) of the 1st years of college classes with a device that is effortless to be utilized and permits the answer of any challenge of relativistic kinematics while. The e-book treats in a rigorous means, yet utilizing a non-sophisticated arithmetic, the Kinematics of detailed Relativity. for instance, the recognized "Twin Paradox" is totally solved for every kind of motions.

The novelty of the presentation during this e-book is composed within the broad use of hyperbolic numbers, the easiest extension of complicated numbers, for a whole formalization of the kinematics within the Minkowski space-time.

Moreover, from this formalization the knowledge of gravity comes as a manifestation of curvature of space-time, suggesting new examine fields.

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