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2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

PHY 240 - Special Theory of Relativity

3 credit(s)
Concentrates on the development and applications of the Special Theory of Relativity. Emphasis on the inadequacies of the Newtonian Theory and on the innovations in concepts presented by the new theory. Topics will include Einstein-Lorentz transformations, time dilation, length contraction, the variation of mass with velocity, and the addition of velocities.
Prerequisite(s): PHY 112 -PHY 113  or PHY 120 -PHY 121 .

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