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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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Hi All, Kindly suggest me an alternative book for "Classical Mechanics by Goldstein". I am finding it little bit...
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So what is your most difficult mathematical physics textbook you had the honour to read? For me, trying to read...
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The problems in this book come with the (problem) numbers in different colours, some of the numbers in boxes, etc....
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I'm interested in learning the calculus of general random variables, i.e. those that do not necessarily have a density...
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Hi everybody: does anyone know of a good book on special relativity that takes a geometric approach? I'm doing...
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Hi, I was wondering about your opinions and recommendations on some calculus texts, free or not. I already took...
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I'm looking for a book by Steven Weinberg on the general theory of relativity (cant remember the exact title). ...
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What would the best linear algebra book be? I'm looking for one that has alot of expositition and tries to get the...
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Hello all. Last semester I took a real analysis class using this book:...
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We have this course in our undergraduate course that I have to take, this Logic Circuit Design, and I don't know...
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I'm wondering what mathematical background is needed to tackle Intro to Mechanics by said authors? I had a whole...
Oct16-09 03:45 AM
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- by "Vector Calculus" i do not mean Calc III (multivariate). What i mean is the Calculus course that follows after...
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Im still in 2year college, and studyin QM alone, would like to know a good book for QFT that I can understand. I have...
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What texts are there that cover classical mechanics, electrodynamics, and general relativity utilizing tensors and...
Oct13-09 07:36 AM
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Hello, I am searching for beginner physics books that won't break the bank. I am very interested in astrophysics...
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I was originally going to take some electrical engineering courses along with my aerospace but have decided to just...
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I've finished Richard Courant's "Introduction to Calculus and Analysis" Volume 1 (single variable calculus), and I was...
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I know this is a little strange to ask on a forum but... I don't know where else to ask! My boyfriend is a physicist...
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I am currently taking an advanced calculus course and, for the most part, I really like it. However, I believe I could...
Oct12-09 10:54 AM
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Is there a book that presents classical and quantum mechanics utilizing the same mathematical framework? Just to get...
Oct11-09 06:15 AM
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So Im in a quantum course and as a reference text we have cohen's quantums mechanics volume 2. I've been using it to...
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Hi! I'm a graduate student in solid state physics and I have to follow a graduate course on equilibrium statistical...
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Hi, I'm doing a foundation year in the UK at the moment for Physics (since I didn't take it at A level. I did do Maths...
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What is the best book on the n-body problem, one that would cover all the different numerical and analytic methods of...
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Hi all, Can u guys plz recommend me any problems book for mechanics. Level of problems should be between Irodov...
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Hey I was wondering is someone could suggest a good college level physics text book. I am currently in a calculus...
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I am going for IPhO 2007, that should be taken in account, what are the tough physics books for mechanics and...
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I'd like to know which book is suiltable for 3rd management student for Qualitative and quantitative methods. . Please...
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Question 1: Over the summer i briefly went through a introductory college physics class in Classical Mechanics, i...
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Hi there, I'm searching for a good book for statistical physics. Professor as told us that the bibliography was...
Sep30-09 06:41 AM
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All the books I want to read about probability and statistical estimation require some understanding of measure...
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which explains geometrical optics & wave optics in detail.
Sep25-09 10:05 AM
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Is there a mathematically rigorous book that covers both classical and quantum mechanics? If so, what is the book?
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Has anyone read the Feynman Lectures of Physics*? I've heard about them and they seem pretty nice. I'm thinking of...
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