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Relativistic kinematics a guide to the kinematic problems of high-energy physics by R. Hagedorn

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Published by Benjamin in New York, Amsterdam .
Written in English


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StatementR. Hagedorn.
SeriesLecture notes and supplements in physics
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,166p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13797855M

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In physics, relativistic mechanics refers to mechanics compatible with special relativity (SR) and general relativity (GR). It provides a non-quantum mechanical description of a system of particles, or of a fluid, in cases where the velocities of moving objects are comparable to the speed of light a result, classical mechanics is extended correctly to particles traveling at high. Relativistic Kinematics [Henri Arzelies] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying Henri Arzelies. Jun 23,  · Book: Nuclear and Particle Physics (Walet) so that the kinematics (i.e., the description of momenta and energy) of these processes requires relativity. In this chapter we shall succinctly introduce the few necessary concepts – I hope that for most of you this is a review, but this chapter is intended to be self-contained and contains. The LibreTexts libraries are Powered by MindTouch ® and are supported by the Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot Project, the UC Davis Office of the Provost, the UC Davis Library, the California State University Affordable Learning Solutions Program, and Merlot. We also acknowledge previous National Science Foundation support under grant numbers , , and

Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more. RELATIVITY (KINEMATICS) two topics, kinematics and dynamics. Kinematics deals with lengths, times, speeds, etc. It is concerned only with the space and time coordinates of an abstract particle, and not with masses, forces, energy, momentum, etc. Dynamics, on the other hand, does deal with these quantities. This chapter covers kinematics. Many muons then reach sea level thanks to relativistic time dilation. Figure shows the muon spectrum at the altitude of m and at sea level, vertically and at 68°. At sea level the integrated muon flux is about 2 muons cm −2 min −1. Relativistic Atomic Collisions is the first comprehensive treatise of relativistic atomic collision physics. Written by world-renowned experts in the field, the book covers both the theoretical and experimentalaspects of the subject. Part I of the book provides coverage of relativistic electron theory and of the relativistic treatment of.

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