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Books You Wish Were Available Back in the Day

  1. Mar 7, 2017 #1

    George Jones

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    Which more recent books do you wish had been available when you were an undergrad student, grad student, or postdoc?
     
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  3. Mar 8, 2017 #2

    jedishrfu

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    Arfken and Weber: Mathematical Physics or something similar.

    The closest book I had to it was the CRC Handbook of Mathematical Stuff and the Schaum's Outlines Mathematical Handbook
     
  4. Mar 9, 2017 #3

    Mark44

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    I still have CRC (Chemical Rubber Co.) Standard Mathematical Tables, 15th Ed. I've had it since "back in the day."
     
  5. Mar 9, 2017 #4

    jedishrfu

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    My preference was the Schaum's as it had more pictures and a detailed discussion on coordinate systems, ones I'd never heard before. Also it was a bit lighter and easier to carry to class.
     
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