uestion is How does the second order term in teh relativistic doppler shift (v/c)^2 compare to the total classical Doppler Shift for the observer receeding away from the source?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

now the doppler shift (relativistic) is [tex] \Delta f = |f_{0} (1-\sqrt{\frac{1-\beta}{1+\beta}})|[/tex]

for the classical shift it is

[tex] \Delta f = |f_{0} (1-\frac{v_{rel}}{v}-1)| = | f_{0} \frac{v_{rel}}{v}|[/tex]

but i dont see a (v/c)^2 term anywhere? How am i supposed to do this??

refers to part E opf this thread

https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=64390

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# Homework Help: Doppler Shift

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