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I Source for stock physics equations

  1. Feb 2, 2017 #1
    Is there a central authority or repository for physics equations something like the International Bureau of Weights and Measures but for formulas?

    The reason for my question is if I find a stock physics equation in a text book that is incorrect and I want to see if it is incorrect everywhere through out the physics community.
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  3. Feb 2, 2017 #2


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  4. Feb 2, 2017 #3


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    The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is an old standby and even available online.

  5. Feb 5, 2017 #4
    Thanks, I looked at both sources however I am looking for formulas for the electric field strength around common geometrical charge shapes and neither source seemed to have any formulas for electric field strength.
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  7. Feb 6, 2017 #6

    Andy Resnick

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    My favorite reference: http://physics.illinois.edu/academics/graduates/physics-formulary.pdf

    That's rather specific, and probably found in engineering texts (jbriggs444 found another place).
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