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Assignments

Students have one week to complete assignments, which are due in the sessions noted below.


Lec # Topics Assignments
6 Introduction and Relativity Pre-Einstein

Einstein's Principle of Relativity and a New Concept of Spacetime

The Kinematic Consequences of Special Relativity Foundation for Spacetime
Problem Set 1 (PDF)
10 The Kinematic Consequences of Special Relativity Foundation for Spacetime

Velocity Addition and other Differential Transformations

Kinematics and "Paradoxes"
Problem Set 2 (PDF)
14 The Doppler Effect

Kinematics and "Paradoxes"

Relativistic Energy and Momentum

Relativistic Collisions and Decays
Problem Set 3 (PDF)
17 Relativistic Collisions and Decays

Four Vectors and Transformation Properties

The Lorentz Transformation of Energy and Momentum

Invariants

The Equivalence Principle

Looking Forward to General Relativity
Problem Set 4 (PDF)