Basic Aspect of Relativistic Rotation: Franklin Rotation of a Sphere

Abstract

We give a relativistic treatment to the dynamics of spherical bodies rotating at very high speed. It is found that most of the mass of a homogeneous spherical quark with Franklin rotation is due to the relativistic increase of the mass.

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Ben-Amots, N. Basic Aspect of Relativistic Rotation: Franklin Rotation of a Sphere. Foundations of Physics 33, 1369–1372 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1025649529483

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  • relativity
  • Franklin rotation
  • relativistic mass