Mass: Four-Momentum

  • Michael Tsamparlis
Part of the Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics book series (ULNP)


In the previous sections we considered the kinematics of Special Relativity, which concerns the study of the four vectors of position, velocity and acceleration. The major result of this study was the geometric description/definition of the Relativistic Mass Particle (ReMaP) as a set of four-vectors, which at each point along the worldline of the particle have common proper frame or characteristic frame depending if they are timelike or spacelike respectively.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Tsamparlis
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  1. 1.Faculty of Physics Department of Astronomy – Astrophysics – MechanicsUniversity of AthensAthensGreece

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