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Thickest physics book?

  1. May 1, 2008 #1
    Just curious...
    Is there a single textbook (excluding freshman physics books and encyclopedias) that beats MTW Gravitation in its thickness (either ruler-measured or page number-wise)?
     
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  3. May 1, 2008 #2

    Gokul43201

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    Math Methods for Physics & Engineering, Riley et al.
     
  4. May 1, 2008 #3

    Dr Transport

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    Mahan's text in Many Body Physics is around 1000 pages and is the thickest book I've tried to read in a couple of years.
     
  5. May 1, 2008 #4

    JasonRox

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    I glued the first five editions of James Stewart Calculus together. Does that count?
     
  6. May 2, 2008 #5

    Andy Resnick

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    MTW is a beast, But Lakowicz "Principles of Fluorescence Spectroscopy" is at least the same size, and Slattery's "Interfacial Transport Phenomena" has about 1200 pages.
     
  7. May 2, 2008 #6

    malawi_glenn

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    Carroll - A modern introduction to astrophysics, is about 1300pages.

    I own it, very good book
     
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