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The evolution of scientific thought from Newton to Einstein, by A. d'Abro

Label
The evolution of scientific thought from Newton to Einstein
Title
The evolution of scientific thought from Newton to Einstein
Statement of responsibility
by A. d'Abro
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
D'Abro, A
Dewey number
530.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC6
LC item number
.A3 1950
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
QC 6 A163e 1950
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Science
  • Relativité (Physique)
  • Sciences
  • Relativité (Physique)
  • Sciences
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Science
  • Natuurwetenschappen
  • Theorieën
  • Relativiteitstheorie
  • Evolution
  • Geschichte
  • Methode
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Relatividade E Gravitacao
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Science
Label
The evolution of scientific thought from Newton to Einstein, by A. d'Abro
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The meaning of the word relativity.
  • The principles of relativity.
  • Classical mechanics and the Newtonian principle of relativity.
  • The ether.
  • The equations of electromagnetics and Lorentz's theory.
  • pt. 2. The special theory of relativity
  • Einstein's special theory of relativity.
  • Relativistic mechanics.
  • Consequences of the new space and time measurements-simultaneity.
  • Practical congruence in relativity.
  • pt. 1. Pre-relativity physics
  • The mathematical expression of Einstein's fundamental premises
  • Manifolds.
  • The birth of metrical geometry.
  • Riemann's discoveries and congruence.
  • The problem of physical space.
  • An alternative view of non-Euclidean geometries.
  • Time.
  • Systems of co-ordinates and distance.
  • Tensors and the laws of nature.
  • The principle of general covariance, or the general principle of relativity.
  • The discovery of the Einsteinian law of gravitation.
  • The general laws of motion.
  • The verification of Einstein's law.
  • The separation of space-time into space and time in a gravitational field.
  • The principles of conservation.
  • Other aspects of the gravitational equations.
  • The finiteness of the universe.
  • The importance of space-time, and the principle of action.
  • The discovery of space-time.
  • The mystery of matter.
  • The theories of Weyl and Eddington
  • The irreversibility of time.
  • The reality of the contraction of lengths and the lengthening of durations.
  • The paradoxes associated with space-time and the trip to the star.
  • pt. 3. The general theory of relativity
  • Potentials and forces.
  • The postulate of equivalence.
  • The inclusion of gravitation in the model of space-time.
  • pt. 4. The methodology of science
  • The methodology of science.
  • The general significance of the theory of relativity.
  • Appendix
  • The space and time graphs
Control code
ocm00530979
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2d ed., rev. and enl.
Extent
xx, 481 pages
Isbn
9780486200026
Lccn
50009480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits, diagrams
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 5179
  • (OCoLC)00530979
Label
The evolution of scientific thought from Newton to Einstein, by A. d'Abro
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The meaning of the word relativity.
  • The principles of relativity.
  • Classical mechanics and the Newtonian principle of relativity.
  • The ether.
  • The equations of electromagnetics and Lorentz's theory.
  • pt. 2. The special theory of relativity
  • Einstein's special theory of relativity.
  • Relativistic mechanics.
  • Consequences of the new space and time measurements-simultaneity.
  • Practical congruence in relativity.
  • pt. 1. Pre-relativity physics
  • The mathematical expression of Einstein's fundamental premises
  • Manifolds.
  • The birth of metrical geometry.
  • Riemann's discoveries and congruence.
  • The problem of physical space.
  • An alternative view of non-Euclidean geometries.
  • Time.
  • Systems of co-ordinates and distance.
  • Tensors and the laws of nature.
  • The principle of general covariance, or the general principle of relativity.
  • The discovery of the Einsteinian law of gravitation.
  • The general laws of motion.
  • The verification of Einstein's law.
  • The separation of space-time into space and time in a gravitational field.
  • The principles of conservation.
  • Other aspects of the gravitational equations.
  • The finiteness of the universe.
  • The importance of space-time, and the principle of action.
  • The discovery of space-time.
  • The mystery of matter.
  • The theories of Weyl and Eddington
  • The irreversibility of time.
  • The reality of the contraction of lengths and the lengthening of durations.
  • The paradoxes associated with space-time and the trip to the star.
  • pt. 3. The general theory of relativity
  • Potentials and forces.
  • The postulate of equivalence.
  • The inclusion of gravitation in the model of space-time.
  • pt. 4. The methodology of science
  • The methodology of science.
  • The general significance of the theory of relativity.
  • Appendix
  • The space and time graphs
Control code
ocm00530979
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2d ed., rev. and enl.
Extent
xx, 481 pages
Isbn
9780486200026
Lccn
50009480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits, diagrams
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 5179
  • (OCoLC)00530979

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