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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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What introductory calculus textbook do you recommend? Is Spivak's book good or is it too hard? What about Ron Larson's?
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Hi, i am mechanical engineering bachelors student. I would like to switch to the pure physics field and for that, i...
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Hello, Does anyone know what the absolute best most comprehensive book on lasers is. I am looking for a text book...
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I am an aspiring mathemarician and wanted to know algebra/trig books with rigor. I have sullivan pre cal/...
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I teach myself mathematics, but I want also to broaden my knowledge with some physics, which I think will enhance my...
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My community college is requiring us to use Stewart's Calculus 7th editon (california custome ED.). I emailed the...
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Hey does anyone have a Stewart Calculus 7th ed for sale? I rather the money go to fellow PF member then a greedy...
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I'm looking for 1-2 rigorous books on convex analysis for someone who already has some exposure to convexity, linear...
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First let me say I apologize for posting in the wrong subforum. But for some reason I am not allowed to post in Math...
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Using this godawful textbook (Fundamental of Thermal-Fluid Sciences, Cengel) for Thermodynamics. It's thick as three...
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I hated hated my Phyiscs textbook Fundamental Physics. I'm going to have to take charge of my own education now and...
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Would you buy a second hand text book if you couldn't afford a brand new one? On amazon for example there are $100...
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Any good matlab videos you can recommend? I know python so I'm hoping that is fast and detailed. Or any textbooks?...
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I have recently started studying instrumentation and electronics and I have lab exercises where I am expected to write...
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I would like to know a good books of mechanical physics. I study engineering and I like deph books.
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I would like to know a good book of linear algebra.I study engineering and I like deph books.
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Hello so lovely people! I present my self: Ali, 12 years old from Niger, I decided to start learning physics on my...
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Any great authors?
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I'm a junior in high school right now , and I want to get a deeper understanding of quantum physics! Post "best"...
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Any recommendations for good physics books? Post some interesting authors too!
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Hello, I am looking for a basic introductory textbook on electronics. Since it's introductory, nothing too rigorous...
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I am currently self-studying Calculus by Spivak. I did the first few chapters a while ago, then had to stop for a...
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Hi, I've looked under the mathematics textbook section on this site and I can see algebra and geometry but not a...
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Not sure what section to put this in, so I'll put it here. Are there any good books on string theory that are good for...
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Hey all, does anyone know how Jackson (electrodynamics) international edition compares with the U.S. edition? Are the...
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Hello, I'm a first year Physics student. I've decided to take on mathematical methods and be as thorough with it as I...
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