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Selected Problems in Physics – Shaskol’skaya and El’tsin

In this post we will look at a very special problem book by Shaskol’skaya and El’tsin. This extremely popular problem book was translated outside the erstwhile USSR. THE present collection of problems is a further development and revision of our book … Continue reading

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Problems In Calculus Of One Variable – Maron

We now come to Problems in Calculus of One Variable (With Elements  of Theory) by Issac A. Maron This textbook on mathematical analysis is based on many years’ experience of lecturing at a higher technical college. Its aim is to … Continue reading

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Little Mathematics Library – Geometrical Constructions Using Compasses Only

We now come to another title in the Little Mathematics Library series, Geometrical Constructions Using Compasses Only by A. N. Kostovskii. The author of the present article has on many occasions given lectures on the theory of geometrical constructions to … Continue reading

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Little Mathematics Library – Fascinating Fractions

The theory of continued fractions is vast. This booklet covers only its fundamentals, but it contains everything that may be useful for a layman interested in mathematics. One more addition to the Little Mathematics Library series. In this post we … Continue reading

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Problems in Elementary Physics – Bukhovtsev et al.

We now come to Problems in Elementary Physics by B. Bukhovtsev, V. Krivchenkov, G. Myakishev, and V. Shalnov. This collection of 816 problems is based on the textbook “Elementary Physics” edited by Academician G. S. Landsberg. For this reason the … Continue reading

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Problems in Physics – Pinsky

We now come to Problems in Physics by A. A. Pinksy. This is the accompanying “Problem Book” to the  two volume set Fundamentals of Physics by A. A. Pinksy and B. M. Yavorvsky (which we might see soon!), who is … Continue reading

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Problems in General Physics – Wolkenstein

When solving a problem, first of all establish the physical laws which it is based on. Then use the formulas expressing these laws to solve the problem in symbols, and finally substitute the numerical data in one system of units. … Continue reading

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