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Greg Bernhardt

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BenMorgan

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I have been suggested this text by Halmos
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Ant thoughts on which is better for a student...

Dec2609 04:01 AM
wg

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I am currently using Gilbert Strang's "Linear Algebra and its applications" and am finding the book to be very...

Dec2609 03:49 AM
wg

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What are the best books to use for preparing for the Physics Olympiad? I have University Physics and Fundamentals of...

Dec2509 02:54 PM
Erfan

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I'm looking for a good number theory book which doesn't hesitate to talk about the underlying algebra of some of the...

Dec2309 08:40 PM
Tobias Funke

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Hi.
I don't know much about physics, and I wanted to get into some mathematical physics. I want to learn, from a...

Dec2209 09:05 PM
redrzewski

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I study physics and i find math very interesting.
I'm using Michael Spivak's "Calculus" and i think it's really...

Dec2209 07:43 PM
zpconn

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Please introduce me a good book for my self_study of tensor analysis and group theory.
I am a sophermore preparing to...

Dec2109 11:13 AM
ForMyThunder

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For the past year, I have selfstudy math, algebra I/II, geometry. I've just gone through a few books covering...

Dec2009 01:34 AM
snipez90

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Dear all,
I've read that this is a good introduction. I also read that the first edition is much different from the...

Dec1809 04:51 PM
Daverz

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What do you think about Gary Bowman's rather descriptive book "Essential Quantum Mechanics"?

Dec1809 02:38 AM
Goldbeetle

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I need some decent texts on general physics, chemistry, calculus, biology, and anthropology/sociology.
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Dec1709 10:51 PM
apt403

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Which textbooks formulate Quantum Mechanics (or, for that matter, QFT) in Langrangian terms?

Dec1709 07:42 PM
Pinu7

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Is it just me or do other people think the atkins physical chemistry book is absolutely detrimental for...

Dec1709 07:12 AM
gmway

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Hi,
Does anyone know where I can find the audio version of the "Feynman Lectures"?? I know not all of them are...

Dec1709 05:55 AM
xristy

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I am looking for a decent book (probably a textbook) that covers the standard model in its entirety (not necessarily...

Dec1609 06:19 PM
George Jones

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Is Dirac's The Principles of Quantum Mechanics the best physics book since the Principia? Thanks

Dec1509 07:10 PM
truth is life

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I'm going to be taking second semester physics (calculus based) which is basically the E&M portion of the book and...

Dec1309 03:55 PM
jtbell

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I'm sure this has been asked numerous times so I apologize ahead of time. I have no physics background but have been...

Dec1209 04:08 AM
Daverz

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Hello everyone. I am in secondary school right now at the CAPE level(ALevel equivalent) and I just finished my first...

Dec1109 07:35 PM
Boogeyman

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What is the best book that covers all the various interpretations of quantum mechanics? Thanks

Dec1009 09:46 AM
gabrielh

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I was wondering if anyone could give me the name of an awsome book that I could use to learn from. Preferably a cheap...

Dec1009 01:19 AM
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Does anyone know of a book on Category Theory that purposely attempts to teach category theory without explicitly...

Dec909 05:05 PM
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A course i'll be taking next semester might using maple to surf through following topics:
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Dec909 08:49 AM
Coldatoms

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I want to selfstudy partial differential equations.
i have done some pure math course but I wish to keep proofs to...

Dec809 06:42 PM
rubrix

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This may belong in the general topic books, but as his stuff is directly related to technology and computers...

Dec809 01:54 AM
apt403

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I've decided to major in Physics and just finished E&M as well as Calculus 3. I understand how to do most of the...

Dec709 07:54 PM
George Jones

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Hi all,
I'm looking for a rigorous (in a mathematical sense) treatment of statistical thermodynamics. I'm at the...

Dec709 06:31 PM
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I' m interested in experimental particle physics (graduate level). All books I know are focused on theory, do you know...

Dec709 02:11 PM
Landau

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Could someone recommend a good book to review Calculus leading up to Advanced Calculus. I have Advanced Calculus next...

Dec709 09:44 AM
stewartcs

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Please recommend the best books on LCAO/tightbinding.
Which books are the best books on the numerical calculation...

Dec609 06:40 PM
PRB147

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Can someone kindly suggest to me a general physics book that explains concepts thoroughly and provides exercises at an...

Dec609 05:29 PM
n!kofeyn

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So these last couple of weeks, turning into months, I've been pondering whether to start a whole new career in...

Dec609 03:44 AM
Ryker

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I have used Thomas' Calculus , now what should I consider next (mainly for Differential Equations/Complex...

Dec509 10:37 AM
jasonRF

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I'm looking to find a cheap and short intro to the minimum knowledge of Classical Mechanics(Hamilton/Lagrange...

Dec509 01:04 AM
atyy

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I am one of many poor college students looking to save some money this upcoming academic year and I am thinking of...

Dec409 09:20 AM
physicks

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This is the title of a bio of the great Paul Erdos that I read a few years back. I thought it was great by giving us a...

Dec409 12:19 AM
ronaldor9

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I'm taking a course in dynamical systems and I'm struggling to grasp some of the concepts. The instructor only...

Dec309 05:38 AM
jasonRF

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hi, I am trying to studying physics 2 (electromagnetism) before next semester. the school uses college physics by...

Dec309 12:13 AM
physicsnoob93

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Title says it all.
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Dec209 09:07 PM
colonelcrayon

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Hello Everyone,
I am a first year PhD student taking E+M. We are using, as many students do, the dear text by John...

Dec209 02:41 PM
clem

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