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What book ?

  1. Sep 27, 2008 #1
    Hi,

    I just took high school physics class last year (motion, fluids, magnetism, electricity... I hope you assume the general high school physics topics). I don't know what physics book that I should buy and read. Can anyone give me the topic that I should start working on?


    Thanks,
    J.
     
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  3. Sep 27, 2008 #2
    If you've done Calculus in high school then "Fundamentals of Physics" by Halliday/Resnick.
     
  4. Sep 27, 2008 #3
    Thanks.
     
  5. Sep 27, 2008 #4
    Just in case, can anyone else give more topics that I can study?
     
  6. Oct 5, 2008 #5
    "The Elegant Universe" by Brian Greene is brilliant. That's what's gotten me, hook line and sinker, into physics.

    There's also a NOVA program based on the book, you can find the DVDs on Amazon or Netflix, or you can stream it off of NOVA's site.
     
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