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J. Wolfe
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This web page describes inertial and non-inertial frames of reference, the latter being frames where Newton's laws do not hold. The text explains "fictitious forces", the centrifugal…
  
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S. Uchii
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This page, from Kyoto University, provides a discussion of Mach’s Principle, a concept that played an important role in forming Einstein's theory of general relativity. Excerpts from…
  
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M. Jammer; Publisher: Dover Publications
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This book discusses the history of the concept of mass and its properties. It guides you through the philosophy, conceptualization, and mathematics of one of the most fundamental…
  
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M. Jammer; Publisher: Princeton University Press
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This book reviews the concept of mass as it is defined, interpreted, and applied in contemporary physics and critically examined in the modern philosophy of science. It focuses on…