For more information about Professor Shankar's book based on the lectures from this course, Fundamentals of Physics: Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics, visit http://bit.ly/1jFIqNu.
Fundamentals of Physics (PHYS 200)
This lecture offers detailed analysis of the Lorentz transformations which relate the coordinates of an event in two frames in relative motion. It is shown how length, time and simultaneity are relative.
00:00 - Chapter 1. Describing an Event with Two Observers
33:58 - Chapter 2. The Relativity of Simultaneity
41:57 - Chapter 3. Time Dilation
53:41 - Chapter 4. The Twin Paradox
01:00:02 - Chapter 5. Length Contraction
Complete course materials are available at the Yale Online website: online.yale.edu
This course was recorded in Fall 2006.
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