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Energy Conservation as the Basis of Relativistic Mechanics. II

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Ehlers,  Jürgen
Geometric Analysis and Gravitation, AEI-Golm, MPI for Gravitational Physics, Max Planck Society;

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Ehlers, J., Rindler, W., & Penrose, R. (1965). Energy Conservation as the Basis of Relativistic Mechanics. II. American Journal of Physics, 33(12), 995-997. doi:10.1119/1.1971205.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0013-5F0C-D
Abstract
From the relativity principle and the conservation of energy in particle collisions we deduce the form of the energy function, and the conservation of inertial mass and three-momentum. We show that the arguments are parallel under Einsteinian and Galilean kinematics.