Introduction to Theoretical Physics
by John C. Slater, Nathaniel H. Frank
Publisher: McGraw-Hill 1933
Number of pages: 597
Two general principles have determined the order of presenting the material: mathematical difficulty, and order of historical development. Mechanics and problems of oscillations, involving ordinary differential equations and simple vector analysis, come first. Then follow vibrations and wave motion, introducing partial differential equations which can be solved by separation of variables, and Fourier series. Hydrodynamics, electromagnetic theory, and optics bring in more general partial differential equations, potential theory, and differential vector operations. Wave mechanics uses almost all the mathematical machinery which has been developed in the earlier part of the book.
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by Cope, Smith, Tower, Turton - P. Blakiston's Son & Co.
In the preparation of this text, the pupil, his experience and interests have been constantly kept in mind. The order of topics, illustrations, and problems have been selected with the purpose of a clear understanding of the physical phenomena.
by Lawrence Davis - Open Oregon Educational Resources
The book sticks to the basic functioning of the human body, from motion to metabolism, as a common theme through which the fundamental physics topics are introduced. It is designed to meet the objectives of a high school or freshman level course.
by Ondřej Čertík - Theoretical-Physics.net
This is an attempt to derive all theoretical physics equations (ever needed for applications) from the general and special relativity and the standard model of particle physics. All calculations are very explicit, with no intermediate steps left out.
by Kenneth R. Koehler - Raymond Walters College
This textbook is intended as a vehicle for students in the biological and chemical sciences, enabling them to understand the physical underpinnings of their later studies. The systems under investigation will relate to human physiology.