An Introduction to the Theory of Relativity – M A L Bolton (1921) (1st ed)

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An Introduction to the Theory of Relativity – M A L Bolton (1921) (1st ed)

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Title: An Introduction to the Theory of Relativity

Author: M A L Bolton

Publisher: Methuen & Co, 1921

Condition: Hardcover, orange cloth. Good condition, firmly bound.

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Preface

I. Introduction

II Metaphysics, Physics, and Mathematics

III. Reference Systems

IV. Velocity, Acceleration, Mass, and Momentum

V. Physical Laws

VI. The Mechanical Principle of Relativity

VII. The Lorentz Transformation

VIII. The Velocity of Light

IX. The Restricted Principle of Relativity

X. Some Special Features of the Restricted Theory of Relativity

XI. The Four-dimensional Continuum

XII. The General Principle of Relativity

XIII. Rotating Systems

XIV. Translation

XV. Natural Gravitational Fields

XVI. Geometry of the Gravitation Theory

XVII. Geometry (continued)

XVIII. The Gravitation Theory

XIX. The Crucial Phenomena

XX. The Application of the General Principle

XXI. General Summary and Conclusion

Bibliographical Note

Index