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Ejs Einstein’s Train and Tunnel Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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J. Aguirregabiria; Editor: W. Christian
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The Ejs Einstein’s Train and Tunnel model displays the famous thought experiment from special relativity where a train enters a tunnel as seen from two points of view. In one case…
Ejs Simultaneity Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Ejs Simultaneity model displays the effect of relative motion on the relative ordering of the detection of events. The wave source and two equidistant detectors are at rest in…
Twin Paradox Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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K. Simov and W. Christian
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The Twin Paradox program displays the effect of time dilation on a moving twin as seen from a stationary twin. In the default scenario the light signals sent from the moving twin are…
Simultaneous Events Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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K. Simov and W. Christian
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The Simultaneous Events program displays the effect of relative motion on the relative ordering of events in special relativity. In the default scenario two simultaneous events are…
Relativity Metric Program  [ Computer Program ]
  
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K. Simov and W. Christian
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The Relativity Metric program displays the effect of relative motion on the spatial and temporal separation of events in special relativity. In the default scenario, by dragging the…
  
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In this work we solve the Kepler problem in the context of two theories: a) the Special Theory of Relativity and b) the Newtonian Mechanics. We simulate the motion of a particle…
  
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The Uniformly Accelerated Reference Frames JavaScrip model shows the world lines for six particles. The these point mass particles move in a Cartesian, inertial coordinate system in…
  
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The Relativistic and Classical Particle Collision Comparison JS Model shows a two-particles collision, according to two models: a) a relativistic model and b) a Newtonian model. The…
  
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The Relativistic Plane-Oscillator JS Model compares the motion of a Newtonian and a relativistic plane oscillator. The comparison of the two motions shows that the path of the…
  
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M. Belloni, W. Christian, and A. Cox
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Physlet Quantum Physics Section 2: Special Relativity provides simulation-based interactive resources that illustrate the basic concepts of special relativity. The chapters in this…
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