• Support PF! Buy your school textbooks, materials and every day products Here!

Thickest physics book?

  • Thread starter iibewegung
  • Start date
  • #1
16
0

Main Question or Discussion Point

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)?
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
Gokul43201
Staff Emeritus
Science Advisor
Gold Member
7,051
17
Math Methods for Physics & Engineering, Riley et al.
 
  • #3
Dr Transport
Science Advisor
Gold Member
2,306
428
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.
 
  • #4
JasonRox
Homework Helper
Gold Member
2,314
3
I glued the first five editions of James Stewart Calculus together. Does that count?
 
  • #5
Andy Resnick
Science Advisor
Education Advisor
Insights Author
7,348
1,782
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.
 
  • #6
malawi_glenn
Science Advisor
Homework Helper
4,786
22
Carroll - A modern introduction to astrophysics, is about 1300pages.

I own it, very good book
 
Top