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Introduction to Special Relativity

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This book gives an excellent introduction to the theory of special relativity. Professor Resnick presents a fundamental and unified development of the subject with unusually clear discussions of the aspects that usually trouble beginners. He includes, for example, a section on the common sense of relativity. His presentation is lively and interspersed with historical, phil ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published January 15th 1968 by Wiley (first published 1968)
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اولین ی کتابی که نسبیت خاص اینشتین را در آن مطالعه کردم. خیلی دوستش دارم، هنوز هم هیجان زایدالوصفی را به خاطر دارم در شبی که برای اولین بار از این کتاب خواندم که چگونه رابطه‌ی معروف اینشتین به دست می‌آید.
Joseph Morey
Oct 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Easily the best introductory book for self-study given the amount of worked out numerical examples and time spent developing the subject. For those at least familiar with the topic and have a solid grasp of basic differential and integral calculus.
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It is very exciting book I want to recommend it to my classmates!
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Good introductory book on STR. Good physical explanations. There are better than this though.
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I must say that this book sets right many a wrong notions undergrads have about STR. This is an important book in the sense that it puts into its readers mind, the right thinking patterns and does so without invoking heavy duty math.
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