publication . Preprint . 2006

Relativistic dynamics without conservation laws

Rothenstein, Bernhard; Popescu, Stefan;
Open Access English
  • Published: 23 May 2006
We show that relativistic dynamics can be approached without using conservation laws (conservation of momentum, of energy and of the centre of mass). Our approach avoids collisions that are not easy to teach without mnemonic aids. The derivations are based on the principle of relativity and on its direct consequence, the addition law of relativistic velocities.
free text keywords: Physics - General Physics
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