# Lorentz Transformation of Coordinates Calculator | iCalculator™

The will calculate the:

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

Calculation Parameters: All relativistic events are supposed to occur in vacuum; all systems are inertial. All units are in metres, there is a handy "Speed of Light in a Vacuum to Metres Converter" under the calculator to allow conversion from speed of light to metres as required to complete your computations.

Handy Speed of Light in a Vacuum to Metres Converter: 🖹 Normal View🗖 Full Page View Calculator Precision (Decimal Places)0510152530 x-coordinate of object or event in the system S connected to the Earth (x) m y-coordinate of object or event in the system S connected to the Earth (y) m z-coordinate of object or event in the system S connected to the Earth (z) m Velocity of system S' relative to the system S at rest in the x-direction (Vx) m/s Velocity of system S' relative to the system S at rest in the y-direction (Vy) m/s Velocity of system S' relative to the system S at rest in the z-direction (Vz) m/s Time of event's occurrence in the system S connected to the Earth (t) s Speed of light in vacuum (c) m/s ∞ Real Number Results∑ Scientific Number Results c [speed of light in a vacuum] = m/s [metre per second]

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.

x-coordinate of object or event in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S x' calculations The x-coordinate of object or event in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S x' is m [metre] The y-coordinate of object or event in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S y' is m [metre] The z-coordinate of object or event in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S z' is m [metre] x' = x - Vx ∙ t/√1 - V2x/c2 x' = - ∙ /√1 - 2/2 x' = /√1 - / x' = /√1 - x' = /√ x' = / x' = y' = y - Vy ∙ t/√1 - V2y/c2 y' = - ∙ /√1 - 2/2 y' = /√1 - / y' = /√1 - y' = /√ y' = / y' = z' = z - Vz ∙ t/√1 - V2z/c2 z' = - ∙ /√1 - 2/2 z' = /√1 - / z' = /√1 - z' = /√ z' = / z' = x-coordinate of object or event in the system S connected to the Earth (x) m [metre] y-coordinate of object or event in the system S connected to the Earth (y) m [metre] z-coordinate of object or event in the system S connected to the Earth (z) m [metre] 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] Time of event's occurrence in the system S connected to the Earth (t) s [second] Speed of light in vacuum (c) s [second]

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## x-coordinate of object or event in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S x' Formula and Calculation

x' = x - Vx ∙ t/1 - V2x/c2

## y-coordinate of object or event in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S y' Formula and Calculation

y' = y - Vy ∙ t/1 - V2y/c2

## z-coordinate of object or event in the system S' moving at velocity V relative to the system S z' Formula and Calculation

z' = z - Vz ∙ t/1 - V2z/c2

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