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I know about the addition of velocities for SR v = (v1+v2)/(1-v1*v2/c^2). This equations is derived using Lorentz transformations. How do I derive the addition of velocity formula for particles in a non-inertial frame? Can I just add gammas? u = (u1+u2)/(1-u1*u2/u0^2)
where
u1 = gamma*v1
u2 = gamma*v2
u0 = gamma*c
Or is this too naive? Thanks.
where
u1 = gamma*v1
u2 = gamma*v2
u0 = gamma*c
Or is this too naive? Thanks.