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by Mendel Sachs

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Author: Mendel Sachs
ISBN: 0973291109
ISBN13: 978-0973291100
Language: English
Publisher: Apeiron (July 25, 2008)
Pages: 138
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Sachs, Mendel; Roy, Arindam . eds. (2003). Mach's Principle and the Origin of Inertia. Fragments of Science: Festschrift for Mendel Sachs.

Sachs, Mendel; Roy, Arindam . Published by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte.

Mach's Principle and the. has been added to your Cart. Mendel Sachs is presently Professor of Physics Emeritus at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was a professor of physics from 1966 to 1997. Earlier positions were at Boston University,McGill University and the University of California Radiation Laboratory. Sachs earned his P. in theoretical physics at University of California, Los Angeles, in 1954. His main interests and publications during his professional career have been on foundational problems in theoretical physics (mainly general relativity and particle physics) and the philosophy of physics.

Proceedings of the international workshop on Mach's Principle and the Origin of Inertia, Indian Institute of Technology .

Proceedings of the international workshop on Mach's Principle and the Origin of Inertia, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, Feb. 6-8, 2002. Ernst Mach’s non-atomistic model of matter and the associated interpretation of inertial mass (the "Mach principle") influenced the holistic approach embodied in the continuous field concept of the theory of general relativity as a general theory of matter. The articles in these Proceedings demonstrate Mach’s influence on contemporary thinking

The current status of Mach's principle is discussed within the context of general relativity.

The current status of Mach's principle is discussed within the context of general relativity. The inertial properties of a particle are determined by its mass and spin, since these characterize the irreducible unitary representations of the inhomogeneous Lorentz group. The origin of the inertia of mass and intrinsic spin are discussed and the inertia of intrinsic spin is studied via the coupling of intrinsic spin with rotation. This inertial electric charge is origin of a part of the measurable magnetic field in addition to self-consistent dynamo, together as complementary origins to generate very complex magnetism of the celestial bodies.

Ernst Mach proposed that the inertia of any body is caused by its interaction with the rest of the Universe. For we see here the views of an international group of scholars on the implications of Mach’s principle in physics and astrophysics. The idea reflects a deep connection between the cosmos at large and its individual constituent bodies, thereby implying a holistic conception of nature. On the whole, Ernst Mach had a seminal influence on the evolution of Physics in the 20th Century, and will influence the future development of Physics in the 21st Century. The ideas presented here could affect the path of study in physics for many generations to come.

The current status of Mach’s principle is discussed within the context of general relativity. Cite this chapter as: Mashhoon B. (2016) Mach’s Principle and the Origin of Inertia. In: Asselmeyer-Maluga T. (eds) At the Frontier of Spacetime. Fundamental Theories of Physics, vol 183.

This book presents a new approach to the subject of cosmology. It fully exploits Einstein's theory of general relativity. The Mach Principle and the Origin of Inertia from General Relativity. It is found that the most general formal expression of the theory replaces the (10-component) tensor formalism with a (16-component) quaternion formalism. This leads to a unified field theory, where one field incorporates gravitation and electromagnetism. The theory predicts an oscillating universe cosmology with a spiral configuration. Dark matter is explained in terms of a sea of e pairs, each in a particular (derived) ground state.

Mendel Sachs was an American theoretical physicist. Sachs, Mendel; Roy, Arindam . His scientific work includes the proposal of a unified field theory that brings together the weak force, strong force, electromagnetism, and gravity. Ram, Michael, ed. (1999). Singapore: World Scientific.

The origin of the inertia of mass and intrinsic spin are discussed and the inertia of intrinsic spin is studied via the .

The origin of the inertia of mass and intrinsic spin are discussed and the inertia of intrinsic spin is studied via the coupling of intrinsic spin with rotation. The implications of spin-rotation coupling and the possibility of history dependence and nonlocality in relativistic physics are briey mentioned. The connection between Mach’s ideas and Einstein’s theory of gravitation has been the subject of many interesting investigations ; furthermore, there is a diversity of opinion on this matter.

This volume consists of a selection of refereed invited lectures presented at the International Workshop on Mach’s Principle and the Origin of Inertia which was held at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, as a part of the golden Jubilee celebrations of the Institute, from February 6 to 8, 2002. The Workshop was organized by the Centre for Theoretical Physics of the Institute with Prof. A.R. Roy as the Organising Secretary. It also includes a few contributions from experts who could not attend the Workshop. Inertia is one of the main physical properties of all bodies. Its origin poses problems of a fundamental nature. Ernst Mach proposed that the inertia of any body is caused by its interaction with the rest of the Universe. The idea reflects a deep connection between the cosmos at large and its individual constituent bodies, thereby implying a holistic conception of nature. On the whole, Ernst Mach had a seminal influence on the evolution of Physics in the 20th Century, and will influence the future development of Physics in the 21st Century. It is interesting that many of his ideas play a role (directly and indirectly) in opposite positions within contemporary physics. His epistemological viewpoint of positivism clearly influenced the basis of quantum mechanics. On the other hand his non-atomistic model of matter and the accompanying interpretation of inertial mass (the “Mach Principle”) influenced the holistic approach of the continuous field concept of the theory of general relativity, as a general theory of matter. The contributions to these proceedings demonstrate Mach’s influence on contemporary thinking. For we see here the views of an international group of scholars on the implications of Mach’s principle in physics and astrophysics. The ideas presented here could affect the path of study in physics for many generations to come.
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