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Classical Looking for supplements like "A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations"

  1. Jul 19, 2017 #1
    A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations by Daniel Fleisch is the best physics book I've ever read. I just love the way it analyzes each equation. I'm looking for other books/supplements similar to it for the other branches of physics (Quantum Mechanics, Thermodynamics/Statistical Mechanics, Classical Mechanics).

    I'm a physics major. I have taken linear algebra, differential equations, and mathematical methods for physics students.
     
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  3. Jul 19, 2017 #2
    A Student's Guide to Waves by Fleisch

    A Student's Guide to Lagrangians and Hamiltonians by Hamill

    A Student's Guide to Vectors and Tensors Fleisch

    A Student's Guide to Entropy by Lemons

    Div, Grad, Curl, and All That: An Informal Text on Vector Calculus by Schey

    Full Disclosure: Contrary to the common sentiment here, I am not fond of any of these books including the one OP mentioned :)
     
  4. Jul 21, 2017 #3

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    You might also like the Demystified series, especially the books which are written by McMahon
    https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/the-ultimate-demystifier.871588/
     
  5. Jul 21, 2017 #4
    Interesting. I always avoided those books because I assumed they were in similar fashion to the "For Dummies" series. Also the bad reviews didn't help in persuading me, but I'll be sure to check out the quantum one.
     
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