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Please suggest me a book to study for national and international physics olympiad

  1. Oct 30, 2014 #1
    I want to prepare for upcoming national and international physics olympiad and i have about two months to do so. Can anyone suggest me a book topicwise or for complete physics. Thank You !
     
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  3. Oct 30, 2014 #2

    A.T.

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    Get the olympiad problems from previous years. They are usually online with solutions. For example here:
    http://www.aapt.org/physicsteam/2015/exams.cfm
     
  4. Oct 30, 2014 #3
    What about the theory ? How shall i prepare for that ?
     
  5. Oct 30, 2014 #4

    PeterDonis

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    What particular aspects of theory are you concerned about? "The theory" of physics is a very broad topic; you're not going to find a single book that covers everything.
     
  6. Oct 31, 2014 #5
    That is what i mean. If you could suggest any book for classical mechanics and electricity and magnetism which includes theory as well as good problems.
    Also i am using Sears and Zemansky's University physics with modern physics, would that be sufficient.
     
  7. Oct 31, 2014 #6

    PeterDonis

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    I've always liked the Feynman Lectures on Physics; it's very comprehensive (I said no single book can cover everything, but this probably comes pretty close). The print book version is not cheap, but there's an online version now:

    http://www.feynmanlectures.info/

    I'm not familiar with it so I can't say.
     
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