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High school to grad student textbooks on physics, astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology. Note these are not recommendations.
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High school to grad student level textbooks on all topics of mathematics. Note these are not recommendations.
Aug24-14 11:23 AM mathwonk 
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Aug29-14 04:55 PM
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Aug28-14 03:38 PM
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Hi, I took Advanced Calculus and we used 'Calculus, a complete course' by Adams. However, I couldn't learn most of the...
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I have seen the following textbook: "A Modern Introduction To Particle Physics" by Fayyazuddin...
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I haven't specifically studied SR yet. My only exposure to it has been in the classical field theory section of...
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Can anyone advise me a good book on tutorials for C++? Something that starts easy and goes to complex? Thank you.
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Hello Everbody! I want to learn Fock-space. Can somebody point me to a useful textbook where the basics are...
Aug27-14 04:20 AM
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Hi, I'm looking for a good maths book that emphasises on Physics. I'm doing A Level Maths and Further Maths with...
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Dear all, I am following Shigley's Mechanical engineering design as a textbook for my course of machine design.But...
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What are some of the physics and calculus textbooks in common use in American high schools today? I have this...
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Any thermodynamics book that's somewhat mathematical,but is still for beginners?
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Aug22-14 11:11 PM
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Hello, as many of you may be aware, instructors often provide different coverage for the same course. For reasons I...
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