Relativity Demystified

Relativity Demystified

eBook - 2006
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LEARN RELATIVITY AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

Now anyone can grasp Einstein's great theory of relativity -- without formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. In "Relativity Demystified, " theoretical physicists (and student-savvy authors) David McMahon and Paul Ansing provide an effective, illuminating, and entertaining way to learn the essentials and formulas of Einstein's theories.

With "Relativity Demystified, " you master the subject one step at a time-at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers problems at the end of each chapter and part to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 100-question final exam to reinforce the entire book.

This fast and entertaining self-teaching course makes it much easier to: Master theoretical physics at your own pace Learn the formulas and principles of special and general relativity from hundreds of worked examples Use practical mathematical tools for solving relativity problems Receive layperson's explanations for Schwarzhild spacetimes, black holes, gravitational radiation, and actual current research Perform better in one of the scariest courses of all Take a final exam and grade it yourself

Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for those who already know something about relativity, "Relativity Demystified" is the best self-teaching tool or brush-up you can find

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2006
ISBN: 9780071471466
0071471464
Characteristics: xii, 344 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: NetLibrary, Inc

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Jul 26, 2010

The math in this book is not only too advanced, but the author doesn't even explain it. It didn't help me at all.

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