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Unformatted text preview: different units for different sizes of phenomena 1 kiloton = 4.2x10 12 J 1 Kg weighs 2.2 lbs (force) Work=F d Classical Kinetic Energy =1/2 mv 2 Classical Momentum = p = mv Relativity: Inertial frame Einstein's two Postulates of Special Relativity Light clock, Proper time, proper length Synchronization, simultaneity 2 Keep track of Frames of Reference in following relations: Twin paradox, rest mass, relativistic mass, rest energy or massenergy Nucleus, atomic number, atomic mass or mass number, isotope, A & Z Mass defect, binding energy, binding energy per nucleon, fusion, fission curve of binding energy Equivalence Principle, accelerating frames, bending of light by gravity, curvature of spacetime, solar eclipse, cosmology time dilation: t = t 1v 2 c 2 length contraction: L = L 1v 2 c 2 velocity addition u = u +V 1 + V u c 2 momentum: p = m u 1u 2 c 2 energy: E = m c 2 1u 2 c 2 = Kinetic Energy+m c 2...
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 Spring '06
 GaryR.Goldstein
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