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    Classical Textbook for light, heat, waves

    Students aren't expected to have a great thermodynamics background in the course
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    Classical Textbook for light, heat, waves

    French's Vibrations and Waves, Pedrotti's Intro to Optics, and Pain's The physics of vibrations and waves
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    Classical Textbook for light, heat, waves

    Hi, I don't mean that the textbook is poorly written, but there are multiple listed textbooks for the class that the professor says are meant to be supplementary, so I'd like to know if there are other textbooks out there on the topic.
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    Classical Textbook for light, heat, waves

    There's an undergraduate physics course at my uni that covers these topics and the course description is: Mathematical descriptions for classical physics: oscillations, mechanical waves, electromagnetic waves, physical optics and thermodynamics. Are there any good studying materials/textbooks I...
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    Courses Undergraduate Math Course Selection Question

    Hello, excuse my ignorance, but would functional analysis not be useful as linear algebra knowledge? Or is it the topic too abstract to be useful in your work?
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    Courses Undergraduate Math Course Selection Question

    Hello, Yes I do have all the pre-reqs for these classes (multiple proof based undergraduate versions of these courses), I understand that a graduate class is a big commitment so I'm just wondering what math others who have gone into the fields I'm interested have taken/used.
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    Courses Undergraduate Math Course Selection Question

    The graduate analysis class is over Lebesgue theory of integration The Algebra course covers advanced group theory, galois theory, rings, and various theorems in algebra Complex Analysis: Complex numbers; analyticity/holomorphicity; Cauchy Riemann equations;line integrals; Cauchy's theorem over...
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    Courses Undergraduate Math Course Selection Question

    Hello, I'm a college undergraduate sophomore interested in eventually getting a Ph.D. in biophysics or computational physics. I have the chance to take several graduate math classes in the next two years, and I was wondering which ones would be the most useful for me in the future. They are...
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    Engineering Materials Science Introduction Book?

    sorry if my question is vague, but I only have high school level understanding of sciences, but I'm interested in materials science and would like to learn more, so if with my knowledge it's not possible to actually study materials science, could you point me where I could go to get some...
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    Engineering Materials Science Introduction Book?

    Specifically, for a high schooler with only basic physics and chemistry knowledge who is interested in the field
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