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Problems in Theoretical Physics – Grechko, Sugakov, Tomasevich, Fedorchenko

In this post, we will see the much awaited and somewhat rare book Problems in Theoretical Physics by L. G. Grechko, V. I. Sugakov, O. F. Tomasevich A. M. Fedorchenko. About the book: From the Front Jacket This book is a collection … Continue reading

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General Physics – Landau, Akhiezer, Lifshitz

The purpose of this book is to acquaint the reader with the principal phenomena and most important laws of physics. The authors have tried to make the book as compact as possible, including only what is essential and omitting what … Continue reading

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Physics for Everyone via magnet links

The 5 books of the Physics for Everyone series have been uploaded to magnet links. The link has following files: Physics for Everyone: Motion, Heat- L. D. Landau, A. I. Kitaigorodsky (1978) pp. 478 Physics for Everyone – Book 1 … Continue reading

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Updates…

Physics for Everyone  series has been upped, with improved versions (single page, ocr, covers, pagination and bookmarked). Links in the originals posts have also been updated. Check the files and report problems if any. Physics for Everyone – Motion and … Continue reading

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What is the theory of relativity?

Legendary physicist Lev Landau apart from the Physics for Everyone series wrote another book on popular science, with Y. Rumer, it is called What is the theory of relativity? The book is an attempt to make the readers understand the … Continue reading

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Physics for Everyone – Motion and Heat

We have tried to write this book in a light and simple style, not denying ourselves the pleasure of an occasional joke with the reader. But this does not in any way mean that our Physics for Everyone is an … Continue reading

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Physics for Everyone – Book 1 – Physical Bodies

After describing the series Physics for Everyone, and writing about Book 2, Book 3, Book 4 we finally come to Book 1 of the series, namely Physical Bodies. From the preface Kitagorodsky recalls After many years I decided to return … Continue reading

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Physics for Everyone – Book 2 – Molecules

Continuing from Physics for Everyone, Book 3 and Book 4 we now come to the Book 2 in the series, namely Molecules. The story of Book 1 and Book 2 is quite interesting. They were initially written as a single … Continue reading

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Physics for Everyone – Book 3 – Electrons

I remind the reader again that this is not a formal textbook. It was written for the layman, and its purpose is to render physics intelligible to the nonspecialized reader. A. I. Kitaigorodsky in Preface of Book 3 In continuation … Continue reading

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Physics for Everyone – Book 4 – Photons and Nuclei

In one of the previous post I had mentioned about a series of books by Lev Landau and A. I. Kitaigorodsky. In Books 1 and 2 both Landau and Kitaigorodsky are authors. But Book 3 and 4 are written by … Continue reading

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