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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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I own both volumes of Apostol, but I must confess that when I bought them I had never heard of Spivak's book. I think...
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Just considering writing a masters thesis on Econophysics. Currently reading the book "An Introduction to...
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I was trying to self study Linear Algebra and I had a copy of Hoffman and Kunze. I found it a bit dry. I searched for...
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Has anybody read the book? Is it just me or it would be better to read before a book on special relativity?
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How did you guys like your intro to bio textbooks? What was your favorite and why?
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the book we'll be using, from what i hear, is not very well laid out. The book is written by our professor...and well,...
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Ok, hopefully this is the right place to post about this. I'm writing a project on General Relativity and need access...
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I am very interested in self study from these texts, the 10 volume set. I am a third year physics student. How...
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I'm using Campbell's Biology*and I'm really sort of sick of it and wondering if there are better alternatives to it. ...
Nov9-09 08:47 AM
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Hi, Right now I am currently going through Set Theory and Logic by Stoll. This is my first time going through Set...
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for college algebra, the course after intermediate algebra
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Hi, I was looking for a book that would teach me some modern math for physics...I'm about to finish Boas' book. I...
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I wonder if mathematical books from USA/UK better than for example russian books? I use mostly russian ( i live in...
Nov5-09 09:51 AM
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Hi everyone, I'm looking for a good first-year undergraduate physics book that focuses on the fundamentals. I am...
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Greetings all, Which textbooks do you recommend for self-study of 1. quantum physics 2. relativity, both...
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I like my book called physics by Resnick and Halliday 3rd edition but I think that it is too challenging for me . I...
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Hello I am looking for a few textbooks to digest, I am learning the fundamentals of spectroscopy, in particular...
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What are some good textbooks that treat physics in an axiomatic and mathematically rigorous fashion? I came across a...
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Hi, I was wondering about your opinions and recommendations on some physics texts, both free and costly. In about a...
Nov2-09 08:51 AM
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Sorry if this has been a repeated question in the forum ,but I dont think I found it . Can any one suggest me the...
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I have tried to find a book that would cover high school math together with some tricky problems. I have a cousin who...
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We just got into the trig section of pre calc and I have come to the realization that I forgot most of the trig I was...
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When people refer to "Zumdahl", are they talking about Zumdahl's Chemical Principles? Or Zumdahl's "Chemistry"? ...
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Hi there! Do you know of any more or less comprehensive book on statistical physics that's completely written in...
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I'm not sure if this is the right forum, but I'd like to know: What's a good physics text that uses calculus? I mean,...
Oct26-09 08:14 PM
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We're currently using Stewart's in my class, and I'm not at all happy with it. I actually liked Stewart's for single...
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any recommendations? Particularly a textbook who's writing is at the level of a senior undergrad or a textbook written...
Oct24-09 10:20 PM
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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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