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ERIC Number: EJ896413
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-0143-0807
A Note on the Conservation of Mechanical Energy and the Galilean Principle of Relativity
Santos, F. C.; Soares, V.; Tort, A. C.
European Journal of Physics, v31 n4 p827-834 Jul 2010
A reexamination of simple examples that we usually teach to our students in introductory courses is the starting point for a discussion about the principle of conservation of energy and Galilean invariance. (Contains 5 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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