Logo

Introduction to Theoretical Physics

Small book cover: Introduction to Theoretical Physics

Introduction to Theoretical Physics
by

Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Number of pages: 597

Description:
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.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Physics for University StudentsPhysics for University Students
by - Allyn and Bacon
Contents: HEAT: Temperature and its Measurement; Expansion; Transmission of Heat; Radiation and Absorption; Thermodynamics; Kinetic Theory of Gases; ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM: Electric Charges; Electrical Potential; Capacity and Condensers; etc.
(10564 views)
Book cover: A-level Physics (Advancing Physics)A-level Physics (Advancing Physics)
- Wikibooks
The book contains everything you need to know for the OCR Physics B (Advancing Physics) specification. Contents: Physics in Action; Understanding Processes; Physics in Practice; Rise and Fall of the Clockwork Universe; Field and Particle Pictures.
(22153 views)
Book cover: Preparing for College PhysicsPreparing for College Physics
by - TTU
In this booklet I've tried to pick out the bits of your math courses that you will really need to get through your first courses in physics and chemistry. In addition, I give some directions on how to use an inexpensive scientific calculator.
(10969 views)
Book cover: Calculus-Based Physics Volume 1Calculus-Based Physics Volume 1
by
An introductory physics textbook, volume 1 covers conservation energy and momentum, motion, force, Newton’s laws, circular motion, moment of inertia, statics, work and energy, impulse and momentum, oscillations, waves, fluids, thermodynamics.
(17429 views)