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What's the best physics branch to start with

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  1. Mar 22, 2016 #1
    I want to study all physics branches but i want to start with a branch that could help me with all other branches and in the same time the easiest . These are the branches:
    -optical physics
    -electromagnetism
    -condensed matter physics
    -high energy physics
    -nuclear physics
    -thermodynamics
    -Astrophysics
    -Relativity
    -Classical mechanics
    -Partical Physics
    -Quantum Mechanics
    -Theorical Physics
     
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  3. Mar 22, 2016 #2

    PhanthomJay

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    Without question, Mechanics. I believe most intro physics first courses start in that area anyway (vectors, motion equations, statics, dynamics, energy and work concepts, etc. ). The other branches you mentioned are much more advanced.
     
  4. Mar 22, 2016 #3
    Yeh i thinked luke that but wich one do you mean classical mecanics ? Or quantum mechanics ?
     
  5. Mar 22, 2016 #4

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    Oh gosh classical mechanics! Quantum mechanics is extremely difficult. You'd be lost before finishing page 1.
     
  6. Mar 22, 2016 #5
    I studied physics in french language but i want to get my degree in usa so i like to get grade 9-10-11-12 physics and math curriculum in usa . Any books that can i buy for each grade ?? Name of books plz
     
  7. Mar 22, 2016 #6

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    For physics, I think Halliday and Resnick , "Fundamentals of Physics" is good, it covers many of the topics you listed including classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism, waves, optics, relativity. In US, high school Physics are often grade 11 and 12 courses.
     
  8. Mar 22, 2016 #7

    Evo

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    This was incorrectly started in "Member introductions ONLY - NO QUESTIONS", so I have moved it.
     
  9. Mar 22, 2016 #8
    Sorry i didnt know well the rules what should i know now
     
  10. Mar 23, 2016 #9

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