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Classical How good are the MIT introductory physics series?

  1. Mar 21, 2016 #1
    I was wondering, are the MIT introductory series any good compared to, let's say, Halliday and Resnick ?

    Any opninion ?
     
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  3. Mar 21, 2016 #2

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    MIT opencourseware you mean?
     
  4. Mar 21, 2016 #3
    I like AP French's Newtonian Mechanics, I think it's decently written, but it's quite wordy and probably wouldn't hold up as a main textbook when there are so many other good ones out there.

    As for the others, I can't comment, I haven't taken QM, optics, or relativity yet. I've been told that the series is a little outdated.

    http://books.wwnorton.com/books/book-template.aspx?ser=The+M.I.T.+Introductory+Physics+Series

    I think you're referring to this series?
     
  5. Mar 21, 2016 #4
    Yes, these ones
     
  6. Mar 21, 2016 #5
    No, I mean the books written by AP French.
     
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