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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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Hello. What's the best edition of Jackson's Classical Electrodynamics? Thank you.
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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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Using this godawful textbook (Fundamental of Thermal-Fluid Sciences, Cengel) for Thermodynamics. It's thick as three...
Jan22-14 07:38 PM
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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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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 teach myself mathematics, but I want also to broaden my knowledge with some physics, which I think will enhance my...
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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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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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Has anyone heard of the text Fundamental Principles of Physical Chemistry by Samuel Maron and Carl Prutton? It's the...
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What do guys (and girls) think about Halliday-Resnick? Is it better than Sears and Zemansky's? I wouldn't mind too...
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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, I'm using this book: Linear Algebra with Applications by Jeffrey Holt for my first course in Linear Algebra....
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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?
Feb12-14 09:27 PM
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Hello I am interested in self-teaching basic combustion concepts. Is there a good textbook available that...
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Leonard Suskind's new book on Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum is now available. I bought a copy at the...
Feb20-14 10:50 AM
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I've finished physics but I'd like to have a certain kind of book. I have this book about math (click the link.) ...
Feb21-14 04:49 AM
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Anyone know any good engineering books on transmission electron microscopy?
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I have quite a lot of classic science books, e.g. on solid state physics, chemistry which I would like to sell. I am...
Mar17-14 06:24 AM
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What are some good books I could get that cover good physics. Quantum and the others, I have Quantum Evolution by...
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I am looking for a book that has a comprehensive list of Ramaujans Identities and Equations. I have read that he...
Mar12-14 01:39 PM
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I want to know what textbooks you would recommend to prepare for a very challenging course on computational theory...
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Which books can anyone recommend with the most comprehensive or fundamental coverage of chemical thermodynamics and...
Apr3-14 09:28 AM
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Sorry if this question has been asked a lot before, but... What books would be particularly useful to read before...
Apr9-14 12:56 PM
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Dear all, I am looking to refresh my memory as to some material at a precalculus level. At the moment I am traversing...
Apr5-14 11:35 AM
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Hi, Can anyone please suggest me some of the best books and video tutorials for the below subjects? 1. Strength of...
Apr7-14 01:02 AM
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http://www.amazon.com/Field-Quantization-Walter-Greiner/dp/3540780483 I really, really want to buy this book....
Apr10-14 10:23 AM
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Hello, Can anyone recommend me a book that develops QFT in Heisenberg picture? I have found Källen - Quantum...
Apr11-14 10:29 AM
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i want this book- can anyone help me? Vandenbosch, R. and J. R. Huizenga. Nuclear Fission, Academic, New York, 1973.
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