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Is it a bad idea to do quantum with Shankar without having Griffiths first?

  1. Aug 25, 2012 #1
    I have the option of doing either a one-semester QM course with Griffiths or a two-semester course with Shankar. Background is Eisberg and Resnick's "Quantum Physics". I really like quantum mechanics and would rather do two semesters, but will Shankar be too formal for an upper-level undergraduate?
     
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  3. Aug 25, 2012 #2
    No, both are textbooks for undergraduates.
     
  4. Aug 25, 2012 #3
    Griffiths is not the unequivocally best way to teach quantum mechanics to an undergraduate. Many people would say Shankar is a better approach. Point being, it's not a bad idea.
     
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