Special Relativity

Special RelativityHours: 3 0 3

The postulates of special relativity, the paradox of special relativity, the light cone, simultaneity in special relativity, time dilation and length contraction, Lorentz and Galilean transformations, Minkowski’s four-dimensional space-time, Maxwell’s equations in special relativity, the space-time continuum of special relativity.

Pre-requisites: NoneCo-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course