Chapter 2: Special Theory of Relativity
2.1 The Apparent Need for Ether
2.2 The Michelson-Morley Experiment
2.3 Einstein's Postulates
2.4 The Lorentz Transformation
2.5 Time Dilation and Length Contraction
Time Dilation
Length Contraction
2.6 Addition of Velocities
2.7 Experimental Verification
Muon Decay
Atomic Clock Measurement
Velocity Addition
Testing Lorentz Symmetry
2.8 Twin Paradox
2.9 Spacetime
2.10 Doppler Effect
Special Topic: Applications of the Doppler Effect
2.11 Relativistic Momentum
2.12 Relativistic Energy
Total Energy and Rest Energy
Equivalence of Mass and Energy
Relationship of Energy and Momentum
Massless Particles
2.13 Computations in Modern Physics
Binding Energy
2.14 Electromagnetism and Relativity