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Physical RelativitySpace-time structure from a dynamical perspective$
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Harvey R. Brown

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199275830

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0199275831.001.0001

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The Physics of Coordinate Transformations

The Physics of Coordinate Transformations

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(p.11) 2 The Physics of Coordinate Transformations
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Physical Relativity
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Harvey R. Brown (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199275831.003.0002

This chapter discusses the physics of coordinate transformations. Topics covered include coordinatization of space-time, inertial coordinate systems, the linearity of inertial coordinate transformations, and the rod and clock protocols.

Keywords:   space-time, inertial coordinate systems, inertial coordinate transformations, rod and clock protocols, free particles, Newtonian time, Newtonian space, quantum probes

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