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    Relativistic Mechanics

    Relativistic mechanics refers to mechanics studied in special and general relativity. It provides a non-quantum mechanical description of a system of particles or fluid. The foundations of relativistic mechanics are the general questions of special relativity and general relativity. 

    Relativistic mechanics can be divided into kinematics; the description of motion, and dynamics; a full description by considering energies. However, in what appears to be moving and what is at rest, is in terms by static in classical mechanics. This depends on the relative motion of observers who measure in frames of reference. Relativistic mechanics depends on three dimensional vector calculus to explain basic principals. 

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    Relativistic Energy

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    Relativistic energy is the binding energy by a particle traveling a specific velocity.

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    Relativistic Mechanics for Particle Accelerator

    The operator of a linear particle accelerator tells a tour group that it is used to give protons an energy of 600MeV. a) this 600MeV must refer to the protons total, kinetic, or rest energy? Why? b) what are the values of these three proton energies? c) what is the protons speed? d) what is the protons moment

    Relativity: Coordinate Transformations

    Prolate sheroidal coordinates can be used to simplify the Kepler problem in celestial mechanics. They are related to the usual Cartesian coordinates of Euclidean three-space by: x=sinh(nu)sin(theta)cos(pheta) y=sinh(nu)sin(theta)sin(pheta) z=cosh(nu)cos(pheta) In the plane y=0, what is the coordinate transformation matrix

    Time Dilation

    Does time dilation mean that time actually passes more slowly in a moving inertial reference frame, or that it seems to move slower? Would a mechanical clock be affected by time dilation? If you are traveling away from Earth at 0.7c does your heart rate slow down?