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Galilean Transformations

  1. Oct 5, 2006 #1
    I understand the concept of relative motion, but I don't know why I can't understand what Galilean Transformations are. Could anyone please explain it?
    Thank you.
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  3. Oct 5, 2006 #2

    Doc Al

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    It's just a way of translating measurements (e.g., of coordinates, distances, speeds) between different moving frames. Try this: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/relativ/ltrans.html" [Broken]
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