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A Modern Handbook of Physics – Yavorsky and Detlaf

In this post, we will see the much-awaited book A Modern Handbook of Physics by B. M. Yavorksy and A. A. Detlaf. About the book (From the Preface) The basic sciences and physics, in particular, are of prime importance today in … Continue reading

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Units of Physical Quantities and their Dimensions – Sena

In this post, we will look at the book Units of Physical Quantities and their Dimensions by L. A. Sena.   About the book The present book sets out in detail the prin­ciples of constructing systems of units, and also … Continue reading

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Structural Mechanics – Darkov, Kuznetsov

In this post, we will see the book Structural Mechanics by A. Darkov and V. Kuznetsov. The book deals with a variety of structures and their stability from an engineering viewpoint. The structures discussed include arches, frames, trusses, roofs, retaining walls, bridges, … Continue reading

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A Simple Non-Euclidean Geometry And Its Physical Basis – Yaglom

In this post, we will see the book A simple non-Euclidean geometry and its physical basis: an elementary account of Galilean geometry and the Galilean principle of relativity by I. M. Yaglom. This book is remarkable in that it relies only on … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Physics – Ivanov

In this post, we will see the book Fundamentals of Physics by B. N. Ivanov. About the book: The book being of­fered by the author differs from other existing books on the subject in its nontraditional approach to the course of phys­ics. … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Theoretical Physics – Savelyev

In this post we will see the two volume set titled Fundamentals of Theoretical Physics by I. V. Savelyev. Previously we have seen Physics A General Course by the same author. The book being offered to the reader is a … Continue reading

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Senior Physics 1 – Kikoin, Kikoin

In this post we will see the book Senior Physics 1 by I. K. Kikoin and A. K. Kikoin. About the book This book is the second in the series the first one being Junior Physics. There is a second volume … Continue reading

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