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Open Preview See a Problem? Callahan Limited preview – The second part InAlbert Einstein offered a revolutionary theory–special relativity–to explain some of the most troubling problems in current physics concerning electromagnetism and motion.

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Mathematics and Its History John Callahsn. I would like to learn GR in a “coordinate-free” fashion, but Callahan does not take that approach and gives his reasons clearly in the introduction. James Callahan earned a B.

I’ve only read the first third in detail, but so far this book is frankly disappointing. Return to Book Page.

The Geometry of Spacetime : An Introduction to Special and General Relativity

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Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory: But where to go next can be a problem. I have not had a chance to work through the whole book yet, but I think the previous reviewer is correct – it is an excellent book. The subject is presented in a geometrical fashion, and up until the end of chapter 3, I have not been buried in an avalanche of subscripts.

Elementary Analysis Kenneth Allen Ross. Yaser Khan marked it as to-read Dec 18, I particularly like the approach in the early chapters where special relativity is treated with the basic linear algebra of linear transformations.


Draft saved Draft deleted. Great introduction to Special and General Theory of Relativity for those who are still developing their mathematical maturity on the subject. Understanding Analysis Stephen Abbott. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Karl Georg added it May 08, Amazon Music Spacetme millions of songs.

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To encompass both the general and special theory, he uses callahhan geometry of spacetime as the unifying theme of the book. He has made research trips to England and France. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.