By Sidney B. Cahn,Boris E. Nadgorny,C.N. Yang
In order to equip hopeful graduate scholars with the information essential to go the qualifying exam, the authors have assembled and solved common and unique difficulties from significant American universities – Boston collage, collage of Chicago, college of Colorado at Boulder, Columbia, collage of Maryland, collage of Michigan, Michigan nation, Michigan Tech, MIT, Princeton, Rutgers, Stanford, Stony Brook, collage of Wisconsin at Madison – and Moscow Institute of Physics and know-how. quite a lot of fabric is roofed and comparisons are made among comparable difficulties of alternative faculties to supply the coed with sufficient details to consider cozy and assured on the examination. Guide to Physics Problems is released in volumes: this e-book, Part 1, covers Mechanics, Relativity and Electrodynamics; Part 2 covers Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics.
Praise for A advisor to Physics difficulties: half 1: Mechanics, Relativity, and Electrodynamics:
"Sidney Cahn and Boris Nadgorny have energetically gathered and provided options to approximately a hundred and forty difficulties from the checks at many universities within the usa and one collage in Russia, the Moscow Institute of Physics and expertise. a number of the difficulties are particularly effortless, others are fairly tricky; a few are regimen, others ingenious." (From the Foreword by means of C. N. Yang, Nobelist in Physics, 1957)
"Generations of graduate scholars should be thankful for its life as they arrange for this significant hurdle of their careers." (R. Shankar, Yale University)
"The book of the quantity may be of serious aid to destiny applicants who needs to cross this sort of exam." (J. Robert Schrieffer, Nobelist in Physics, 1972)
"I was once definitely inspired … The ebook could be priceless to scholars who're learning for his or her examinations and to college who're trying to find acceptable problems." (M. L. Cohen, collage of California at Berkeley)
"If a pupil knows tips to clear up those difficulties, they've got long past far towards getting to know the topic matter." (Martin Olsson, college of Wisconsin at Madison)
"This booklet becomes an important research advisor for graduate scholars whereas they organize for his or her Ph.D. exam. it's going to turn into both important for the school who write the questions." (G. D. Mahan, college of Tennessee at Knoxville)
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A Guide to Physics Problems: Part 1: Mechanics, Relativity, and Electrodynamics by Sidney B. Cahn,Boris E. Nadgorny,C.N. Yang