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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 mass-energy 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 space-time, solar eclipse, cosmology time dilation: t = t 1-v 2 c 2 length contraction: L = L 1-v 2 c 2 velocity addition u = u +V 1 + V u c 2 momentum: p = m u 1-u 2 c 2 energy: E = m c 2 1-u 2 c 2 = Kinetic Energy+m c 2...
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