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Schutzs or hurtle?

  1. Jul 7, 2012 #1
    I'm finding the schutzs book very bare bones. He barely explains anything and basically runs over most topics with one liners. Is this how it is in the hurtle book?
    And also, are the diagrams better in that one? The diagrams in schutzs are atrocious
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  3. Jul 7, 2012 #2


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    Hartle has a lot more examples within the chapters themselves but the chapter problems are pretty much the same as those in Schutz. The chronology / structure of Schutz's book I find is better than Hartle's but the fact that Hartle provides a good number of examples is a big plus. The diagrams are good but they aren't like the ones in MTW or anything.
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