Item #271795 The Principle of Relativity (Dover Books on Physics). ALBERT EINSTEIN, FRANCES A., DAVIS.

The Principle of Relativity (Dover Books on Physics)

Dover Publications, June 1952. Trade Paperback. Used - Acceptable. Item #271795
ISBN: 0486600815

This collection of original papers on the special and general theories of relativity is an unabridged translation of the 4th edition of Das Relativitatsprinzip, together with a revised edition of an additional paper by H. A. Lorentz.

CONTENTS: I. Michelson's Interference Experiment by H. A . Lorentz. II. Electromagnetic Phenomena in a System Moving with any Velocity Less than that of Light by H. A . Lorentz. Ill. On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies by A. Einstein. IV. Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon its Energy-Content? by A. Einstein. V. Space and Time by H. Minkowski. VI. On the Influence of Gravitation on the Propagation of Light by A. Einstein. VII. The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity by A. Einstein. VIII. Hamilton's Principle and the General Theory of Relativity by A. Einstein. IX. Cosmological Considerations on the General Theory of Relativity by A. Einstein. X. Do Gravitational Fields Play an Essential Part in the Structure of the Elementary Particles of Matter? by A. Einstein. XI. Gravitation and Electricity by H. Weyl.

The book constitutes an indispensable part of a library on relativity, Nature. It is really a thrill to read again the original papers by these giants, School Science and Mathematics. Warmly recommended, Quarterly of Applied Mathematics.


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