On the optical-mechanical analogy in general relativity

M.M. Abdil'din, M.E. Abishev, N.A. Beissen, and A.S. Taukenova1

Abstract

The existence of a new optical-mechanical analogy is revealed between the equation of rotational motion of a body in the mechanics of general relativity (GR) and the first pair of the Maxwell equations. It is also shown that the equations of rotational motion are a consequence of the equations of translational motion in GR mechanics.

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