Physics Problems 286

Physics Problems 286 - historical Einstein a zero b two c...

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Chapt. 38 Special Relativity Multiple-Choice Problems 038 qmult 00100 1 1 2 easy memory: Galilean transformations 1. Classical Newtonian laws of physics are inertial frame covariant under: a) the Lorentz transformations. b) the Galilean transformations. c) no transformations at all. d) the Keplerian transformations. e) the Maxwellian transformations. 038 qmult 00110 1 4 1 easy deducto-memory: Heinrich Hertz 2. Heinrich Hertz (1857–1894) experimentally veriFed the existence of: a) electromagnetic waves. b) light. c) an upper limit to all physical velocities. d) gravity. e) gravitational radiation. 038 qmult 00200 1 1 1 easy memory: discovery special relativity Extra keywords: physci 3. Einstein Frst published his theory of special relativity in: a) 1905. b) 1879. c) 1955. d) 1776. e) 1066. 038 qmult 00300 1 1 2 easy memory: 2 special relativity postulates Extra keywords: physci KB-94-19 4. Einstein developed special relativity starting from basic postulates—at least in the accounts of most textbooks—which may be thinking of the ideal Einstein rather than of the
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Unformatted text preview: historical Einstein. a) zero b) two c) three d) four e) inFnite 038 qmult 00310 1 1 3 easy memory: relativity postulate 1 Extra keywords: physci KB-92-11, KB-94-19 5. According to the principle (or postulate) of relativity of special relativity, the laws of physics or, more exactly, the expressions of physical law are the same in: a) all frames of reference. b) most frames of reference. c) all inertial frames (i.e., fundamentally unaccelerated frames) of reference. d) all non-inertial frames (i.e., fundamentally accelerated frames) of reference. e) no frames of reference 038 qmult 00320 1 4 5 easy deducto-memory: relativity postulate 2 Extra keywords: physci KB-92-11, KB-94-19 6. “Let’s play Jeopardy ! ±or $100, the answer is: That the laws of physics are the same for observers in all inertial frames.” What is , Alex?...
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