From Newton to Einstein
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCredits: 15.0Overlap: NonePrerequisite: NoneThis module reviews the developments in man's understanding of the laws of space, time and motion, from the seventeenth century to the present day. Topics in Classical Mechanics include kinematics and dynamics; rotational motion; dynamics of a rigid body and the gyroscope; gravity and planetary orbits. In Relativistic Mechanics you will study Special Relativity; the Lorentz transformation; length contraction and time dilation; the clock paradox; relativistic kinematics and dynamics; General Relativity; tests and consequences of General Relativity; Black Holes and galactic lenses.Assessment: 20.0% Coursework, 80.0% ExaminationSemester 1 Associate Assessment: 100.0% CourseworkLevel: 4
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