Relativity, thermodynamics and cosmology, by Richard C. Tolman ...

Oxford, The Clarendon Press, 1934.

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Subjects Cosmologie.
RelativiteĢ (physique)
Relativity (Physics)
Series International series of monographs on physics.
Description xv, 501, [1] pages, 1 leaf diagrams 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1934.
Notes Includes indexes.
Contents The special theory of relativity -- The two postulates and the Lorentz transformation -- Treatment of special relativity with the help of a four dimensional geometry -- Special relativity and mechanics -- The dynamics of a particle -- The dynamics of a continuous mechanical medium -- Special relativity and electrodynamics -- Electron theory -- Microscopic theory -- Special relativity and thermodynamics -- The thermodynaimcs of stationary systems -- The thermodynamics of moving systems -- The general theory of relativity -- The fundamental principles of general relativity -- Elementary applications of general relativity -- Relativistic mechanics -- Some general mechanical principles -- Solutions of the field equations -- Relativistic electrodynamics -- The covariant generalization of electrical theory -- Some applications of relativistic electrodynamics -- Relativistic thermodynamics -- The extension of thermodynamics to general relativity -- Applications of relativistic thermodynamics -- Applications to cosmology -- Static cosmological models -- The application of relativistic mechanics to non-static homogeneous cosmological models -- The application of relativistic thermodynamics to non-static homogeneous cosmological models -- Correlation of phenomena in the actual universe with the help of non-static homogeneous models.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)919976
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WorldCat Identities Tolman, Richard C. 1881-1948.
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