Academic Catalog

PHYS481 SPECIAL RELATIVITY

Course Code: 2300481
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ZBEYDE SBEL BAYKAL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Galilean relativity and absolute motion in space; Axiomatic formulation of special relativity; Minkowski spacetime; Lorentz transformations and physical consequences; Covariant formulations of relativistic mechanics, Optics and electrodynamics.