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Best physics olympiad resources [duplicate]

I'm looking for good book recommendations for preparing for the International Physics Olympiad. As stated on the IPhO syllabus, the topics covered are about the same as those in the first year or two ...
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Landau's General Physics book [duplicate]

I've found Landau's book General Physics for a first course in physics (available from the Internet Archive as ark:/13960/t2q53vp6x); the book is freely and legally available, but it's from 1967. Is ...
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Math and Theoretical Physics Topics & Textbook for Self-Study [duplicate]

I am from Singapore, a civil engineering graduate and I've graduated from university in 2009. Throughout my school days I've been interested in Physics, unfortunately I was not accepted into the ...
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Beginners Textbooks in physics [duplicate]

Hello I am fifteen and I already know everything that my school has been teaching me so I have been going ahead. I have already been studying mathematics far past where I am at school, but I am very ...
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From Freshman Mechanics to String Theory: A Comprehensive Textbook Sequence in Physics [duplicate]

If a student with no background in physics and an understanding of only single variable calculus wanted to learn string theory, what sequence of textbooks would most succinctly, clearly, and ...
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Suggested reading for classical field theory [duplicate]

I am reading a marvelous book Classical Field Theory by E Soper, but it is mathematically too compact and sometimes I am unable to follow the equations. Can anyone suggest a side book for solution of ...
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Books to study quantum thermodynamics and quantum decoherence [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Book recommendations My friend is having a hard time finding books to self-study quantum thermodynamics and quantum decoherence. (search on amaxon would bring almost no book......
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Physics books covering classic mechanics [duplicate]

I am going to be a high school freshman next year and I have acquired a strong interest in physics. I have a mathematical background, upto, but not including, Calculus. I am looking for in depth ...
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Physics textbooks reference request [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Book recommendations I am currently in the 11th grade (I am an Indian student) and I am looking forward to studying pure mathematics and theoretical physics in the future. I ...
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From where should I start in physics? [duplicate]

I'm currently attending Norwegian high school and I'm in a course where we study electricity, automation, electronics, and almost no physics, chemistry etc. So it will be at least 5-6 years before I ...
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What are some books that introduce me to advanced physics concepts? [duplicate]

I am a student who's about to take the GCE 'A' Levels, and I am very interested in taking Physics as a career. I'd like to read some books on advanced Physics concepts that are specifically beyond my ...
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Looking For A Physics Textbook That's not Super Complicated [duplicate]

I'm looking to be able to digest and comprehend some basic fundamental concepts, so that I may apply them in my hobby of electronics. I got a copy of "Fundamentals Of Physics" by Halliday & ...
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Introduction to quantum mechanics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Book recommendations What is a good introductory book on quantum mechanics? I intend to learn quantum mechanics . But I don't have any suggestions about good books to start ...
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Study material for quantum mechanics [duplicate]

I want to study quantum mechanics. But I don't know what and which topics of mathematics are required. I know a bit of differential calculus. But what else is needed to study a bit advanced quantum ...
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Books for a fresh physics undergraduate [duplicate]

I'm going to start a degree course in physics next year. So far in high school I covered some physics without calculus. I know that I will start everything from the beginning at university, but I ...

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