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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.
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For all of you Physics 1 students out there (Mechanics) just thought I'd share this post: The 5 things you need to...
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In MIT OCW's video course 8.04 Quantum Physics I there are four textbooks listed, and readings suggested for each. In...
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Any thermodynamics book that's somewhat mathematical,but is still for beginners?
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I was wondering how good is this series of books (in comparison with others of similar areas) for a physics career,...
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Hi, What books would be good to read if i want to understand: How light works: Is there a good physics book...
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I'm an english major with a vivid interest in mathematics,I've read and enjoyed What Is Mathematics? by Courant and...
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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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So now we are studying electric machinery in college. The syllabus is this:- 1. Single Phase Transformers 2. Three...
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I have this book but the page 97 is missing. Can anyone sen me picture of it? Thanks
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Sorry to make a thread again, but does anyone know any good books or resources about Bloch waves?
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Hello. I am at my first year of engineering and the syllabus include QM. Chapters covered are: Fundamentals of QM...
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Hey everybody! I was wondering if it's reasonable to use Kleppner as my first time learning physics? (Self-Study) ...
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