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Calculus:

Physics:

Quantum Mechanics:

Gravity:

Gravitation - By Misner, Thorne, and Wheeler

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Calculus:

Physics:

Quantum Mechanics:

Gravity:

Gravitation - By Misner, Thorne, and Wheeler

also tell what subjects to add.

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Definitely the list will include

I would also like to see also some posts on Computer Science textbooks, like Computer Architecture, Programming, Software Engineering, and other topics.

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Hmmm..

Physics, Ohanian is pretty good

Physics, Ohanian is pretty good

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Ohanian book is also very good.

Some excellent Computer Science textbooks could be:

Hardware:

Peter Norton's New Inside the PC, by Peter Norton,

Computer Architecture:

The Architecture of Computer Hardware and Systems Software, by Irv Englander,

Structured Computer Architecture, by Andrew Tanenbaum,

Programming:

C++: How To Program, by Deitel and Deitel;

The C++ Programming Language, by Bjarne Stroustrup,

Java: How To Program, by Deitel and Deitel;

The Java Programming Language, by James Gosling,

Networking:

Computer Networks and Internets with Internet Applications, by Doug Comer,

Computer Networks, by Andrew Tanenbaum,

Artificial Intelligence:

Artificial Intelligence, by Luger,

Prolog programming for Artificial Intelligence, by Ivan Bratko,

Operating Systems:

Modern Operating Systems, by Andrew Tanenbaum,

Operating Systems, by Deitel,

Software Engineering:

Software Engineering, a Practitioner's Approach

Software Engineering, by Sommerville

The Mythical Man Month, by Fred Brooks,

Databases:

Database Systems, by Elmasri

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Mechanics

Electromagnetic Fields

There was another E&M book but i forget.

The Art of Electronics is also a good one.

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Theoretical Concepts in Physics by M.S. Longhair is another one of my favourites, it's diffcult to describe as it has a unique style and is really meant to act as a supplement tthe final year of a BSc, what it does iss examine the theoretical foundations, history and the most inetresting aspect of several important theories in a technical, but fun way!

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Linear algebra:

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Are the "Schaum's Outlines" series for maths good?

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C++ Primer by lippman

is good

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C++ the programming language

Operating system gragne,silbersvich

Algorithm Cormen

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Thinking in C++ - Bruce Eckel

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Herb said:

Look for the Schaum's Outlines series, or Schaum's solved problem series.

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Q. Mech : Cohen-Tannoudji et al; Sakurai

Stat Mech : Pathria; Hwang

Class Mech : Goldstein; Jose & Saletan

Class Fields : Landau & Lif$hitz

Math Methods in Physics : Morse & Feschbach; Arfken & Weber; Spiegel

E&M : Griffiths; Jackson

Solid State Physics : Ashcroft & Mermin; Kittel

Device Physics : Paul Davies; Sze

Electronics : Horowitz & Hill

Vacuum Physics : Roth

Basic Physics : Resnick et al

Basic Physics Problems : Irodov; Thompson (Thinking Like a Physicist)

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Two of my books I liked:

Newman, J. Marine Hydrodynamics

White, E. Viscous Fluid Flow

Newman, J. Marine Hydrodynamics

White, E. Viscous Fluid Flow

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Quantum Physics :

Feynman Lectures on Physics, vol 3 : Feynman ;

General Physics :

Concepts of Physics : vol I , Vol II : H.C.Verma : This is really nice

Mathematics :

Problems and Theorems in Analysis : vol I , II : G.Polya,G.Szego.

Topics in Algebra : I.N.Herstein.

Java :

thinking in Java : Bruce Eckels.

Theory of computation : Michael Sipser

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Algebra: Michael Artin, dummitt and foote, lang.

Calculus: Tom Apostol, spivak, courant.

calculus on manifolds, mike spivak.

differential geometry, mike spivak.

differential topology, john milnor, guillemin and pollack, hirsch.

de rham cohomology and characteristic classes: bott and tu, milnor and stasheff

morse theory: milnor

singular points of complex hypersurfaces: milnor

algebraic curves: walker, fulton, j.p. serre (algebraic groups and class fields)

algebraic varieties and schemes: mumford, kempf, hartshorne.

curves and abelian integrals: riemann, werke; george kempf, notes from mexico, griffiths notes from china, book by arbarello, cornalba, griffiths and harris. mumford michigan lectures, AMS book by rick miranda.

algebraic surfaces: beauville; barth, peters, van de ven.

vector bundles on surfaces: robert friedman.

curves on surfaces: mumford.

higher dimensional varieties: kolla'r and mori

complex analysis: henri cartan.

several complex variables: gunning and rossi.

real analysis: zygmund and wheeden.

complex abelian varieties: birkenhake and lange

Calculus: Tom Apostol, spivak, courant.

calculus on manifolds, mike spivak.

differential geometry, mike spivak.

differential topology, john milnor, guillemin and pollack, hirsch.

de rham cohomology and characteristic classes: bott and tu, milnor and stasheff

morse theory: milnor

singular points of complex hypersurfaces: milnor

algebraic curves: walker, fulton, j.p. serre (algebraic groups and class fields)

algebraic varieties and schemes: mumford, kempf, hartshorne.

curves and abelian integrals: riemann, werke; george kempf, notes from mexico, griffiths notes from china, book by arbarello, cornalba, griffiths and harris. mumford michigan lectures, AMS book by rick miranda.

algebraic surfaces: beauville; barth, peters, van de ven.

vector bundles on surfaces: robert friedman.

curves on surfaces: mumford.

higher dimensional varieties: kolla'r and mori

complex analysis: henri cartan.

several complex variables: gunning and rossi.

real analysis: zygmund and wheeden.

complex abelian varieties: birkenhake and lange

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mathneurosci: Kerstner

Reinforcement Learning: Sutton Barto

Simulations/Math Modeling: Computational Beauty of Nature By Gary Flake.

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Herb said:The Art of Electronics is also a good one.

The authors were Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill. We used to call it "Horrific and Hill". One of the worst textbooks I ever encountered. Each to his own.

My favourites:

Special Relativity: Mermin (the best writer among physicists)

General Relativity: MTW (desert island book)

Statistical Mechanics: Tolman

Cosmology: Harrison

Number Theory: LeVeque

Analysis: Shilov

Quantum Theory: Bohm

Physics in general: Landau/Lif****z series

Stellar Remnants: Shapiro/Teukolsky

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Distribution Theory: Friedlander

Special Relativity: Dixon

General Relativity: Synge, Wald

Mathematical Physics: Thirring

Electronics: Horowitz and Hill

Basic Physics: Feynman Lectures

E&M: Jackson, LL (Electrodynamics of Continuous Media)

Fluid and Plasma Physics: Rai Choudhuri

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https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=80271

I would be nice if all of this can be consolidated somehow.

See my post, #3 .

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cragwolf said:Physics in general: Landau/Lif****z series

Ha, ha, I just noticed this. I can't write Lifsh1tz, just because I can't write sh1t. That is so lame and immature.

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It's easy... Landau/Lifshitz.

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Ah, like this!

Landau & Lifshitz.

Landau & Lifshitz.

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Yes, but writing Lifshitz in such a manner is tedious and gives me the shits. :zzz:

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