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Relativistic Volume

  1. May 31, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    a cube of aluminum 1.00m X 1.00m X 1.00m is moving 0.90c foward. The rest density of aluminum is 2.7x10^3 kg/m^3

    Calculate the relativistic volume.

    Is there a equation for relativistic volume?
     
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  3. Jun 1, 2009 #2

    Hootenanny

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    There's no need for an equation since this is a straight forward application of length contraction.
     
  4. Jun 1, 2009 #3

    HallsofIvy

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    Volume of a rectangle is "length x width x height" and one of those contracts while the other remain the same.
     
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