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    Hartle too hard Need another suggestion

    I am strongly against the use or the adoption of those books. They don't serve as proper physics books, even to beginners or hobbyists.
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    Quantum Quantum Mechanics: Concepts and Applications by Zettili

    Pros: - Each chapter is supported by an abundance of fully solved problems. - Available in paper back. - Derivations steps are shown (complete) Cons: - Short on explaining important physical phenomena properly (e.g. Ehrenfest Theorem) - The approaches to some topics are...
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    Microelectronic Circuits by Adel S. Sedra

    Its my favorite book on microelectronics, very comprehensive, time demanding but very rewarding. It covers every aspect relevant to VLSI circuits. A must for every EE major in my opinion.
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    Looking for a Quantum Mechanics book by a Polish author

    Gasiorowicz ?
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    Themal Physics Kittel vs Schwabl

    99.5% that the course which uses Schwabl is the more advanced course of the two you've mentioned.
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    Introductory Solid States Physics book?

    Ashcroft and Mermin is more basic, so it can be used to supplement Kittel's: I actually liked the older versions of Kittel's more than the recent ones.
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    Shankar, Ballentine or Zettili for a first book on QM?

    Zettili contains many solved problems and derivations are in general detailed, but it is short on explaining some/many important topics. A book that I had the pleasure in reading was: Its contains around 600 pages of chapters and a 200...
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    Introductory Particle Physics

    Avoid Perkins, its very annoying to learn from in my opinion. You may want to have a look at:
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    Place to learn mathematics of qm

    Zettili's book covers those things: I found it to be reasonable in covering the mathematical aspects, but thats about it.
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    Books on cavity QED

    I came across this book , not sure if its of any help :
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    Free (open sourceish?) physics book

    Lecture notes/free books from various universities:
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    What's a good introductory book on Engineering Physics

    engineering physics = physics It only gets different from the physics programme in the later semesters, and the courses vary from one university to another. Also, it would be easier to recommend a book if you can specify the subject/course/topic.
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    Self Studying Calculus

    My favorite calculus book:
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    X-ray diffraction: history and theory

    It would be easier to get more recommendations if you ask for separate books. As for the history part, it should suffice to read it up on the web. Regarding the technical part, a quick search on turned up the following...
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    Best Calculus I/II book

    My favorite calculus book is by Swokowski:
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    Microelectronics - An Integrated Approach

    There are 16 reviews at Edit: For design & analysis, you may also want to have a look at (its not intended for beginners, which I believe is the source of the negative reviews) :
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    Good textbook for general relativity and quantum mechanic

    This is one of my favorite QM books:
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    Feynman's book: Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals

    Well, typically people don't start right away with Feynman's path integrals. They will become important if you want study QFT, so they're typically tackled after finishing undergrad level QM courses. You are also expected to have a working knowledge of classical mechanics before e.g. Lagrangian...
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    Books on properties of matter (condensed matter?)

    It would be easier to give book recommendations if you specify your background. Chaikin & Lubensky is no beginners book. If you want to start on the topic, then I would suggest Aschroft & Mermin: If you would like a simpler yet...
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    Quantum Mechanics Textbook Suggestion

    I would suggest the following by Konishi & Paffuti: I really like the way K&P is written, also its content spans a wide range of topics (150 pages of appendices, 800pages total). And it can be supplemented with Zettili's if...
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    Recommendations for Introductory and Intermediate books relating to Particle Physics

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    Which quantum mechanics textbooks?

    I've used Shankar at some point in time, his style is nice, but frankly, I don't like it. I would not advise using it as a first book on QM. So if you're asking whether to use Shankar or Griffiths, I would suggest going for Griffiths, then move on to whatever other book you like. One of my...
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    Ohanian Physics
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    Ohanian Physics

    The following seems to be still in print:
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    [Book?] Scattering processes in Condensed Matter

    Maybe :
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    I want to buy two Quantum Mechanics books, what would be the best combination ?

    Suggestion: This book has a rich appendix of ~ 220pages, which covers a wide range of topics (e.g. classical mechanics, group theory, full quantization of EM field, CP violation......... ),, similar to Cohen's book supplements (I hate the...
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    Jumping into QFT

    Perhaps this book can smoothen the transition: Part 1 of the books covers 2nd quantization while Part 2 covers Klein Gordon & Dirac equations.
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    Basic Beginner EE Textbook

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    Introductory Networks Book

    Learning network programming should come at a later stage once you get hold of the basic networking protocols. The book I mentioned tackles only the basic networking & protocols, as network programming is a more specialized topic. As for the book you mentioned, I can't judge it since I...
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    Introductory Networks Book

    You're welcome. The only pre-reqs you need is interest (as long as you are not planning on tackling any hardware design), more or less anyone who is keen on computers should be able to read it. BTW, for the bot that you mentioned, you would need knowledge of network programming too, for which...