Lorentz Transformation of Velocity Calculator

The Lorentz Transformation of Velocity Calculator will calculate the:

  1. Lorentz transformation of velocity in relativistic events when the components of velocity in the system S connected to the Earth and the relative velocity of two systems are given.

Calculation Parameters: All relativistic events are supposed to occur in vacuum; all systems are inertial.

Lorentz Transformation of Velocity Calculator
Handy Speed of Light in a Vacuum to Metres Converter:
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If the motion occurs in 1 or 2 dimensions only, please insert the value 0 in the corresponding box of quantities representing the missing direction

Lorentz Transformation of Velocity Calculator Results (detailed calculations and formula below)
The x-component of object's velocity in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S v'x is m/s [metre per second]
The y-component of object's velocity in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S v'y is m/s [metre per second]
The z-component of object's velocity in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S v'z is m/s [metre per second]
x-component of object's velocity in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S v'x calculation
vx' = vx - √Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2/1 - Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2 ∙ vx/c2
vx' = - √ 2 + 2 + 2/1 - 2 + 2 + 2/ 2
vx' = - √ + + /1 - + + /
vx' = - √/1 - /
vx' = - /1 - /
vx' = /1 - /
vx' = /1 -
vx' = /
vx' =
y-component of object's velocity in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S v'y calculation
vy' = vy ∙ √1 - Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2/c2/1 - Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2 ∙ vx/c2
vy' = ∙ √1 - 2 + 2 + 2/ 2/1 - 2 + 2 + 2/ 2
vy' = ∙ √1 - + + //1 - + + /
vy' = ∙ √1 - //1 - /
vy' = ∙ √1 - /1 - /
vy' = ∙ √/1 - /
vy' = /1 -
vy' = /
vy' =
z-component of object's velocity in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S v'z calculation
vz' = vz ∙ √1 - Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2/c2/1 - Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2 ∙ vx/c2
vz' = ∙ √1 - 2 + 2 + 2/ 2/1 - 2 + 2 + 2/ 2
vz' = ∙ √1 - + + //1 - + + /
vz' = ∙ √1 - //1 - /
vz' = ∙ √1 - /1 - /
vz' = ∙ √/1 - /
vz' = /1 -
vz' = /
vz' =
Lorentz Transformation Of Velocity Calculator Input Values
x-component of object's velocity in the system S connected to the Earth (vx) m/s [metre per second]
y-component of object's velocity in the system S connected to the Earth (vy) m/s [metre per second]
z-component of object's velocity in the system S connected to the Earth (vz) m/s [metre per second]
Velocity of system S' relative to the system S at rest in the x-direction (Vx) m/s [metre per second]
Velocity of system S' relative to the system S at rest in the y-direction (Vy) m/s [metre per second]
Velocity of system S' relative to the system S at rest in the z-direction (Vz) m/s [metre per second]
Speed of light in vacuum (c) m/s [metre per second]
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x-component of object's velocity in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S v'x Formula and Calculation

vx' = vx - √Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2/1 - Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2 ∙ vx/c2

y-component of object's velocity in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S v'y Formula and Calculation

vy' = vy ∙ √1 - Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2/c2/1 - Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2 ∙ vx/c2

z-component of object's velocity in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S v'z Formula and Calculation

vz' = vz ∙ √1 - Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2/c2/1 - Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2 ∙ vx/c2

is the module (magnitude) of velocity of the system S' relative to the inertial system S considered at rest.

|V | = √Vx2 + Vy2 + Vz2

where

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