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Undergratuate Reference Book

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Romperstomper

Does anyone have any recommendations for a reference book for an undergraduate student in physics? So far, I've read about these two but it's hard to decide:
https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0387952691/qid=1114908791/sr=8-2/ref=pd_ka_1/103-9202297-6555043?v=glance&s=books&n=507846
and
https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0521575079/ref=pd_sim_b_5/103-9202297-6555043?_encoding=UTF8&v=glance

Any suggestions will be greatly appretiated. Thanks.
 
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hmm roger penroses newest or 2nd newest book is decent...its like a reference book because it gives references to everything...perhaps its waht your looking for.
it should be in any chapters. Its a white book...i believe its teh "Road to Reality"
but its like 60$ CDN
 

James R

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A reference for what? The whole undergraduate course, or just parts of it?
 
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i think he's looking for a reference guide for senior level physics courses...
 

Pyrrhus

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What field of Physics (Classical Mechanics, Relativity, etc..) interests you? Do you want just general physics knowledge? i recommend Resnick and Halliday.
 

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