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  1. SEYED2001

    What is the best QM textbook for me?

    Summary:: I am a last year highschool student. I haven't chosed physics for my course, but I am very interested in QM, because I believe it act lik a gateway to the meaning of existence, and so the nature of mind, my particular interest. I want to know which textbook is the best for me. I am a...
  2. sulhar

    Engineering Undergraduate textbooks and lectures

    Hi, so I'm a first year undergraduate in engineering science. I guess my main question is, are all undergrad textbooks purposely convoluted to scare us from our degrees? Let me explain. I enjoy my lectures, I feel like the notes are very useful, but whenever my tutors or lecturers refer us to...
  3. DarMM

    Quantum Quote from a QFT book

    This seems like the best place to ask this. There is a famous QFT textbook that contains a line like "in field theory one learns humility". Does anybody happen to know what textbook this is?
  4. S

    Other Textbooks needed to cover everything in university (undergrad to PhD)

    First of all we are talking about theoretical physics (particle physics, general relativity and cosmology) These textbooks start from highschool level physics and math and cover everything from there (both math and physics wise).
  5. T

    What does “Media Upgrade” mean in Thomas' Calculus textbook?

    What is the difference between: THOMAS' CALCULUS, media UPGRADE (11TH EDITION) [ISBN-13 9780321489876] and THOMAS' CALCULUS (11TH EDITION) [ISBN-13 9780321185587]? could you provide detailed answer please? what does the title-addition "Media Upgrade" mean and what changes does it make on the...
  6. J

    Classical Textbooks to qualify for USAPhO?

    What textbook should I get for preparation for f=ma granted I literally know nothing in physics as of now? I've heard David Morin's "Introduction to Classical Mechanics" is nice as well as "Fundamentals of Physics" by Resnick, Halladay, and Walker. Is there a textbook which I can use for both...
  7. M

    Best Algebra TextBook For Self Learner?

    Hi there, I have been searching multiple websites and forums but have not found a cohesive answer to my queries. I am currently going through this textbook to learn pre-algebra: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0618250034/?tag=pfamazon01-20&tag=pfamazon01-20 Also, is this a good book to be studying...
  8. noir1993

    Quantum Thoughts on Sakurai's Quantum Mechanics textbook

    I have taken a couple of graduate level courses in quantum mechanics and I have decided to read Sakurai's Modern Quantum Mechanics from cover to cover, partly because I liked his style and I have heard a lot of people talk highly of it. But I recently realised that the second edition of the same...
  9. P

    Series resistors' output voltage

    In my electrical engineering textbook, in the section with voltage dividers, it says that after you combine two series resistors, then the output voltage can no longer be defined. It then said that thus the equivalence was made strictly from a voltage source standpoint. I do not understand why...
  10. P

    Analog Signal of Noncontinuous Variables

    In my electrical engineering Textbook, In the beginning of it, when they were introducing analog and digit signals, they said an analog signal was a signal that depends on some sort of changing continuous variable such as time. The later went on to say that Analog signals can be depending on...
  11. chadsalt

    Engineering Electronics textbook recommendations to self-learn

    Hi all, I am starting an internship with Lockheed Martin on Tuesday, May 26. I have just been notified of my duties, which will involve resolving issues with hydrophones/transducers. I am looking for recommendations of good textbooks that I could refer to during this internship. I am a rising...
  12. D

    Quantum How will you rate the QM book of Stephen Gasiorowicz?

    Can anybody tell me about the book 'Quantum Physics' by Stephen Gasiorowicz? You can give some comparison with other books such as Griffiths or Shankar's QM book.
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