What do I need to know to understand relativity?

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What do I need to know to understand relativity?

Unread post by kabbo » Fri Mar 09, 2012 8:29 pm

বিজ্ঞান আন্দোলন মঞ্চের ১ম সংখ্যা পড়ে general & special relativity সম্পর্কে জানতে খুব ইচ্ছা করল। আপেক্ষিক তত্ত্ব (হিসাব সহ) সম্পূর্ণটা বুঝতে আমার কী কী জানা থাকতে হবে? মানে গণিত ও পদার্থের কোন কোন বিষয় না জানলে আমি আপেক্ষিক তত্ত্ব বুঝব না? আর আপেক্ষিত তত্ত্ব সম্পর্কে বিস্তারিত কোন বই আছে (printed/screen)? :roll: :ugeek:

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Re: What do I need to know to understand relativity?

Unread post by Moon » Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:45 pm

I don't know in which class/grade you are now. But I always found the book on relativity by Zafar sir a pretty good introduction.
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Re: What do I need to know to understand relativity?

Unread post by tanvirab » Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:02 am

You can also try reading the h.s.c physics book chapters on special relativity. They are not completely correct, but you will get the basic idea. You might need a little bit calculus.

General relativity is a much more avdanced theory. People learn general relativity either in their fourth year of bachelors or 1st/2nd year of masters/PhD.

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Re: What do I need to know to understand relativity?

Unread post by kabbo » Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:21 am

I am a student of higher secondary first year. I know basic calculus (learnt from 'প্রণের মাঝে গণিত বাজে'). I'll be looking those books you suggested. Thanks :)

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