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Preparing for Physics Olympia

  1. Feb 7, 2007 #1
    Preparing for Physics Olympiad

    Hey, guys...I am trying to prepare for the qualifying exam of the Physics Olympiad. What should I study? Are there any good ebooks, lectures, or tutorials that I should go over?:rofl:
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2007
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  3. Feb 7, 2007 #2
    What level of Physics is this for? Highschool? Undergraduate?
     
  4. Feb 7, 2007 #3
    Preparing for Physics Olympiad

    It's for high school.
     
  5. Feb 7, 2007 #4
    And what type of topics have you previously studied?

    I'd suggest going over past material, your physics textbook, some outside reading, maybe a few wikipedia articles and reading other textbooks.
     
  6. Feb 7, 2007 #5
    So far I have studied mechanics and E&M.
     
  7. Feb 23, 2007 #6
    i just took my second round for the physics olympiad. I have heard that irodov is the best book one can study from... though it's tough and time-consuming... olympiads aren't like that really, they dont ask Irodov sort of problems... but if you do the Irodov problems, you wont get stuck at any type of problem.
    I haven't done much of it... just EMI, Kinematics and Dynamics.
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2007
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