Obviously, you copied/pasted your conclusions from somewhere, as you first use rigid bodies but your 'proof' uses a train and an embankment. This is the first inconsistently of your post.
Originally Posted by Grimble
Next, you fail to specify if events
happen at the same time T.
A & A' aligning and their back ends, B & B' aligning
Then, you fail to whether the direction of travel of the two frames is parallel to the length of the rods or perpendicular to the length of the rods.
Could you please clear these up?
Last edited by AstroRockHunter; 2010-Mar-17 at 11:09 PM.
Reason: Edited to change 'first use rods' to 'first use rigid bodies'.
problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back (Piet Hein)I cook with wine, and sometime I even add it to the food. (W.C. Fields)
I don't ask stupid questions. I just make stupid statements!!!
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
All truths are simple to understand, once they are found. The challenge is finding them. (attrib. to Galileo)