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 Benjamin Crowell - Lightandmatter.com
This is a conceptual physics textbook intended for students in a nonmathematical one-semester general-education course. The text covers conservation laws, electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic fields, theory of relativity and optics.
by Faraz Hussain - UnderstandingPhysics.org
Understanding Physics is an introductory book focusing on simple explanations of basic physics concepts. The book is also sprinkled with general articles on engineering to help you understand how physics is applied in the real world.
by Konrad Bates Krauskopf - McGraw-Hill
This is a book for college students who wish a general knowledge of the physical sciences rather than detailed knowledge in any one science. It should likewise fill the need of the general reader, who seeks information about the methods of science.
by Charles R. Mann, George R. Twiss - Scott, Foresman and Co
The aim is to show the student that knowledge of physics enables him to answer many of the questions over which he has puzzled long in vain. The development of each equation is presented with the aid of physical, rather than mathematical concepts.