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Lectures on Quantum Mechanics

Lectures on Quantum Mechanics

  • Steven Weinberg

Steven Weinberg demonstrates his exceptional insight in this concise introduction to modern quantum mechanics for graduate students.

"Steven Weinberg, a Nobel Laureate in physics, has written an exceptionally clear and coherent graduate-level textbook on modern quantum mechanics. This book presents the physical and mathematical formulations of the theory in a concise and rigorous manner. The equations are all explained step-by-step, and every term is defined. He presents a fresh, integrated approach to teaching this subject with an emphasis on symmetry principles. Weinberg demonstrates his finesse as an excellent teacher and author."
Barry R. Masters, Optics and Photonics News

  • $89.99 (Z)


Electricity and Magnetism

Electricity and Magnetism

  • 3rd Edition
  • Edward M. Purcell, David J. Morin

New edition of a classic textbook, introducing students to electricity and magnetism, featuring SI units and additional examples and problems.

"Although the basic physics remains largely unchanged, the Purcell and Morin book has many clarifying discussions based on those experimental results, and most chapters end with current applications and a summary. Solutions to the problems represent roughly one-quarter of the text—they are a most welcome addition, particularly for self-study. (Purcell wrote out a solution manual by hand—mainly for instructors!—to accompany his first edition.) "
H. Henry Stroke, New York University for Physics Today

  • $89.99 (X)


The Enlightenment

The Enlightenment

  • 3rd Edition
  • Dorinda Outram

New third edition of this acclaimed accessible overview of the Enlightenment, with a new chapter and guidance on further research.

  • $29.99 (X)

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