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Mar3-07, 10:26 PM
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Introductory physics (non-honors: classical mechanics, electromagnetism):
Halliday and Resnik, Physics
Serway, Physics for Scientists and Engineers
Young and Freedman, University Physics

Introductory classical mechanics (honors):
Kleppner and Kolenkow, Introduction to Mechanics

Introductory electromagnetism (honors):
Purcell, Electricity and Magnetism

Special relativity:
French, Special Relativity

Introductory physics (honors: classical mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics):
Feynman, Lectures on Physics

Mathematics:
Apostol, Calculus (volumes 1 and 2)
Arfken and Weber, Mathematical Methods for Physicists
Abramowitz and Stegun, Handbook of Mathematical Functions

Second course in mechanics:
Marion and Thornton, Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems

Second course in electromagnetism:
Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics

Optics:
Hecht, Optics
Goodman, Introduction to Fourier Optics

First course in quantum mechanics:
Griffiths, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

First course in statistical and thermal physics:
Kittel and Kroemer, Thermal Physics
Reif, Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics

Solid state physics:
Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics
Ashcroft and Mermin, Solid State Physics

Graduate course in classical mechanics:
Goldstein, Classical Mechanics

Graduate course in classical electrodynamics:
Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics

Graduate course in quantum mechanics:
Sakurai, Modern Quantum Mechanics
Merzbacher, Quantum Mechanics

Graduate course in optics:
Born and Wolf, Principles of Optics

Graduate physics:
Landau and Lifsh*tz

Quantum field theory:
Peskin and Schroeder