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Dec
18
comment Angular momentum needn't always change in multiples of $\hbar$?
Even Bohr didn't know why angular momentum should be quantized.
Dec
18
answered Any good resources for Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics?
Dec
18
comment What are the most frequently cited textbooks in the physics literature?
What are some good physics citation databases?
Dec
18
comment How can a wooden spoon be used to prevent water from over boiling?
Has anyone tried this with non-circular shaped pots? Does it still work?
Dec
18
comment What are the most frequently cited textbooks in the physics literature?
@KyleKanos: Oh, yes, that does give citation statistics for books, but I'm at a loss as how to search for the most-cited books.
Dec
18
comment What are the most frequently cited textbooks in the physics literature?
@fibonatic: Done. See here.
Dec
17
comment What are the most frequently cited textbooks in the physics literature?
@alarge: I updated the question and stipulated that answers must be supported by citations data.
Dec
17
revised What are the most frequently cited textbooks in the physics literature?
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Dec
16
comment What are the most frequently cited textbooks in the physics literature?
@Gowtham: Not exactly. I'm looking for lists based on citation statistics. Surely there are data out there on this.
Dec
16
comment The Impossibility ( or Possibility) of Solving $N$-Body Problem
upvoted for citing June Barrow-Green's book on Poincare
Dec
16
asked What are the most frequently cited textbooks in the physics literature?
Dec
16
revised Callen's “Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Themostatistics” the “most frequently cited thermodynamic reference in physics research literature”?
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Dec
16
comment Callen's “Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Themostatistics” the “most frequently cited thermodynamic reference in physics research literature”?
@CuriousOne: It's a very good thermo book (e.g., I've never seen a better presentation of the Legendre transform), but I'm not sure about the claim that it's the "most frequently cited thermodynamic reference in physics research literature". What do you think would be the "most frequently cited thermodynamic reference in physics research literature"?
Dec
16
asked Callen's “Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Themostatistics” the “most frequently cited thermodynamic reference in physics research literature”?
Dec
13
asked How are momentum and position operators dependent on the chosen inertial frame?
Nov
29
answered Maxwell's Inspiration to think about fields
Nov
25
comment Why does a cooling car engine crackle?
Yes, the same thing probably happens when the engine is heating, but, as you say, the running engine masks those sounds.
Nov
25
comment Why does a cooling car engine crackle?
Yes, I was thinking it might be a static vs. kinetic friction effect in the mountings, too.
Nov
25
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Nov
25
asked Why does a cooling car engine crackle?