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Paradoxes in Relativistic Dynamics

  • Yakov P. Terletskii

Abstract

Relativistically covariant equations of the motion of a mass point are the Minkowski equations, which are the natural generalization of Newton’s equations, the three-dimensional velocities and accelerations being replaced by the corresponding four-dimensional quantities. Such a replacement does not contradict the reliably checked Newtonian mechanics, since at velocities for which the latter is valid, the first three components of the four-dimensional velocity and acceleration do not differ from the components of the three-dimensional velocity and acceleration.

Keywords

Relativistic Dynamic Inertial Mass Classical Energy Mass Defect Zeroth Component 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yakov P. Terletskii
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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