Module 7

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Relativistic kinematics and dynamics

Objective:

Students will review relativistic kinematics.  They will solve problems using the Lorentz transformation of 4-vectors between different inertial frame.  Students will add relativistic velocities and compote the relativistic Doppler shift.  Students will also review problems dealing with relativistic collisions and particle decay.

Web Material:

bullet Concepts and formulas
bulletProblems

Additional Material

bulletMore Problems
bulletBayman/Hamermesh: Chapters 2.1-2.7

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Assignment 7