PHY2061 R. D. Field Department of Physics relativity_8.doc University of Florida Relativistic Energy and MomentumRelativistic Energy: The total relativistic energy is the sum of the kinetic energy (energy of motion) plus the rest mass energy (RME = m0c2). 20cmKERMEKEE+=+=Also, the relativistic energy is equal to the relativistic mass, m, times c squared. 202cmmcEγ==with 0mmγ=where 21/1/βγβ−==cv. Relativistic Kinetic Energy: 201202020221)1()1(vmcmKEcmcmmcRMEEKE →−=−=−=−=<<βγγRelativistic Momentum: The relativistic momentum p is the relativistic mass, m, time the
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