Introduction of Spacetime

This chapter provides an introduction of spacetime. Topics include definition of spacetime; world line of an object in a spacetime frame; light cone of an event in a spacetime frame.

What Is Spacetime?

What Is World Line?

What Is Light Cone?

Moving Frames and Galilean Transformation

Galilean Diagram of Moving Frames

Conclusion:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Space

 Introducion of Frame of Reference

 Introducion of Time

 Introduction of Speed

 Newton's Laws of Motion

 Introduction of Special Relativity

 Time Dilation in Special Relativity

 Length Contraction in Special Relativity

 The Relativity of Simultaneity

Introduction of Spacetime

 Minkowski Spacetime and Diagrams

 References

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