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Topic: What is gamma?
Replies: 7   Last Post: Oct 5, 2013 11:22 PM

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 Tom Potter Posts: 497 Registered: 8/9/06
What is gamma?
Posted: Oct 2, 2013 12:15 AM

gamma = 1/cosine(A) - 1

where cosine(A) is the cosine of the angle
whose sine is velocity(A)/C.

The velocity/C sine function is called beta
and also the fine structure constant.

Considering that the velocity
of electro-magnetic propagation in a medium
is a function of the product of the
permeability and permittivity of the medium,

[ velocity[em]^-2 = permeability * permittivity]

gamma can also be more correctly expressed as:

gamma = 1/sqrt(1-velocity^2 * permeability * permittivity)

as it is more rational to express values
in units that can be quantized with reference
to a precise known standard,

rather than with reference to a man made constant like "c".

For a graphic view of how
permeability * permittivity fit into the scheme of things,
[ Electric, magnetic and gravitational.]

from the URL below.

http://184.105.237.216/%7Etompotte/unifying%20the%20forces.pdf

The paper also explains how the way a property is measured
[ Average, RMS, peak, peak to peak, quasi-peak, etc.]
fits into the scheme of things,

and how the use of angular or linear displacement standards
affects the numerical values expressed.
[ 1(radius), 2(diameter) or 2pi(angular) ].

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Tom Potter

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Date Subject Author
10/2/13 Tom Potter
10/2/13 bilgat@m.nu
10/2/13 Lord Androcles
10/2/13 Brian Q. Hutchings
10/4/13 Tom Potter
10/4/13 Lord Androcles
10/5/13 Tom Potter
10/5/13 Lord Androcles