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# Book: Special Relativity (Crowell)


This a textbook on special relativity, aimed at undergraduates who have already completed a freshman survey course. The treatment of electromagnetism assumes previous exposure to Maxwell's equations in integral form, but no knowledge of vector calculus.

Thumbnail: Illustration of a light cone. (Public Domain; Incnis Mrsi via Wikipedia)

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