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Difference between relativistic dopler effect and doppler effect?

  1. Jun 9, 2012 #1
    I tried to wiki this,which stated relativistic doppler effect takes time dilution into account,but the analogy/example given was not related to time dilution..can anyone summarise both with a practical situation or a useful link for it
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 9, 2012 #2
    Try this link: http://spiff.rit.edu/classes/phys314/lectures/doppler/doppler.html
    The last experiment shows a practical example of "transverse Doppler", which is in fact pure time dilation.

    Does that help?
     
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