Velocity_Transformation_Figure

# Velocity_Transformation_Figure - point) t = T (light...

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t = 0 (starting point) x = 0 DISTANCE TIME c u L WHEN PLATFORM IS VIEWED AS STATIONARY fL (1 – f ) L T 1 Total distance traveled by light by T 1 : cT 1 = L + fL Total distance traveled by robot by T 1 : uT 1 = (1 – f) L Equating T 1 's from each equation : f = (c – u) (c + u)

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t = 0 (starting point) x = 0 DISTANCE TIME c w v L' WHEN PLATFORM IS VIEWED BY OBSERVER TRAVELING AT –V WITH RESPECT TO PLATFORM
t = 0 (starting point) t = T 0 (light reaches mirror) x = 0 vT 0 wT 0 cT 0 DISTANCE D TIME c w v L' wT 0 + D = cT 0 L' = cT 0 – vT 0

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Unformatted text preview: point) t = T (light reaches mirror) t = T + ! T (robot zaps the platform) x = 0 vT 0 wT 0 cT 0 DISTANCE D TIME c w v w ! T c ! T v ! T fL' L' wT + D = cT 0 C ! T + w ! T = D fL' = c ! T + v ! T L' = cT – vT 0 t = 0 (starting point) t = T (light reaches mirror) t = T + ! T (robot zaps the platform) x = 0 vT 0 wT 0 cT 0 DISTANCE D TIME c w v w ! T c ! T v ! T fL' L' wT + D = cT 0 C ! T + w ! T = D ! T / T = (c-w) fL' = c ! T + v ! T L' = cT – vT 0 f = (c+v) (c-w) (c-v) (c+w) (c+w)...
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## This note was uploaded on 04/30/2010 for the course PHYS 1116 taught by Professor Elser, v during the Spring '05 term at Cornell.

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