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I'm a computer scientist with aspirations to apply myself to fundamental research, data analysis, or computation, in physics; And these are the books I've purchased so far but haven't read.

Which order do you think I should read these? Or more generally, how should I schedule the reading of these books? Assume that I have an undergraduate level understanding of differential equations, analysis, probability, and statistics.

Is there anything missing, or excessively redundant? How about difficulty/time investment, any idea what I am getting myself into? Thanks for any advice.

a) Computational Methods in Plasma Physics, S. Jardin

b) Modern Plasma Physics, P. Diamond, S. Itoah, and K. Itoah

c) Computational Many Particle Physics (Lecture Notes in Physics), H. Fehske, R. Schneider, A. WeiBe

d) Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, F. Chen

e) Introduction to Electrodynamics, D. Griffiths

f) Fluid Mechanics, R. Granger

g) An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics, H. Versteeg, W. Malalasekera

h) A Students Guide to Maxwells Equations, D. Fleisch

i) Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics, S. Groat, P. Mazur

j) An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics, T. Hill

k) Understanding Thermodynamics, H. Ness

l) Theoretical Physics, G. Joos

m) Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, I. Prigogine

n) Elementary Statistical Physics, C. Kitten

m) Elementary Statistical Mechanics, J. Gibbs

o) Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics, F. Byron, R. Fuller

p) Discrete-Time Signal Processing, A. Oppenheim, R. Shafer

q) Fundamentals of Mathematical Physics, E. Kraut

r) A First Look at Perturbation Theory, J. Simmonds, J. Mann

s) Asymptotic Methods in Analysis, N. Bruijn

t) Visual Complex Analysis, T. Needham

u) Introduction to Topological Manifolds, J. Lee

v) An Introduction to Tensors and Groupe Theory, N. Jeevanjee

w) The Geometry of Physics, T. Frankel

Which order do you think I should read these? Or more generally, how should I schedule the reading of these books? Assume that I have an undergraduate level understanding of differential equations, analysis, probability, and statistics.

Is there anything missing, or excessively redundant? How about difficulty/time investment, any idea what I am getting myself into? Thanks for any advice.

a) Computational Methods in Plasma Physics, S. Jardin

b) Modern Plasma Physics, P. Diamond, S. Itoah, and K. Itoah

c) Computational Many Particle Physics (Lecture Notes in Physics), H. Fehske, R. Schneider, A. WeiBe

d) Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, F. Chen

e) Introduction to Electrodynamics, D. Griffiths

f) Fluid Mechanics, R. Granger

g) An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics, H. Versteeg, W. Malalasekera

h) A Students Guide to Maxwells Equations, D. Fleisch

i) Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics, S. Groat, P. Mazur

j) An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics, T. Hill

k) Understanding Thermodynamics, H. Ness

l) Theoretical Physics, G. Joos

m) Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, I. Prigogine

n) Elementary Statistical Physics, C. Kitten

m) Elementary Statistical Mechanics, J. Gibbs

o) Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics, F. Byron, R. Fuller

p) Discrete-Time Signal Processing, A. Oppenheim, R. Shafer

q) Fundamentals of Mathematical Physics, E. Kraut

r) A First Look at Perturbation Theory, J. Simmonds, J. Mann

s) Asymptotic Methods in Analysis, N. Bruijn

t) Visual Complex Analysis, T. Needham

u) Introduction to Topological Manifolds, J. Lee

v) An Introduction to Tensors and Groupe Theory, N. Jeevanjee

w) The Geometry of Physics, T. Frankel