ABOUT A CORRECT INTERPRETATION OF THE CONNECTION BETWEEN CLASSICAL ELECTRODYNAMICS AND THE SPECIAL RELATIVITY

  • Andrew Chubykalo Unidad Académica de Física, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, México
  • Augusto Espinoza Unidad Académica de Física, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, México
  • Sergey Artekha Space Research Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia
Keywords: Classical Electrodynamics, Special Theory of Relativity

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to bring the basic ideas of O. D. Jefimenko to the physical and mathematical community about the physical explanation of some theoretical conclusions of the Special Theory of Relativity. In this paper, we analyze the reality of length contraction and its concrete effect on electromagnetic interactions. We analyze some relativistic “paradoxes” for the concrete material objects and real physical forces, rather than from abstract viewpoint.

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Published
2018-10-31
How to Cite
Chubykalo, A., Espinoza, A., & Artekha, S. (2018). ABOUT A CORRECT INTERPRETATION OF THE CONNECTION BETWEEN CLASSICAL ELECTRODYNAMICS AND THE SPECIAL RELATIVITY. International Journal of Engineering Technologies and Management Research, 5(10), 53-63. https://doi.org/10.29121/ijetmr.v5.i10.2018.302