PHYS 126: Special Relativity Minicourse
This half-semester minicourse introduces the exciting and thought-provoking physics of special relativity. Topics include hallmark experiments; Lorentz transformations; time dilation and length contraction; relativistic optics; tensor techniques; mass, energy, and momentum; relativistic mechanics; and relativistic electricity and magnetism.
Prerequisite: PHYS 009 or PHYS 009H . PHYS 110 recommended. Discussion included.
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