Nucleus Textbook Reviews

Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
This website provides information about the textbook "Fundamentals of Physics" by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker. It contains links to both student and teacher resources that are intended to be used along...
Griffiths
This text is intended for junior/senior-level electricity and magnetism courses. It presents the fundamentals of electromagnetic theory, and explores related applications (ac circuits, antennas, transmission...
Carroll and Ostlie
This text presents modern astrophysics using the basic tools of physics. The text can be used for a course in stellar structure and evolution, with additional material on the solar system, galactic structure,...
Thornton and Marion
This is an upper division classical mechanics text. It covers both Newtonian and Hamiltonian/Lagrangian mechanics with a variety of applications. Topics covered include oscillations, chaos, central force...
Chabay and Sherwood
This two-volume modern textbook for introductory calculus-based college physics courses emphasizes qualitative as well as quantitative reasoning, and puts heavy emphasis on atomic-level description and...
Liboff
This textbook covers contemporary quantum mechanics, including a section on quantum computing. It also contains numerous problems for students to work.
Taylor and Wheeler
An accessible, contemporary overview of relativity including coverage of special relativity, Lorenz transformations, curved spacetime, and general relativity.
Kittel and Kroemer
This textbook is for upper division courses in thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. This text focuses on the quantum treatment of statistical mechanics. The companion website includes updated material...
Serway, Beichner, and Jewett
This companion website to the book "Physics for Scientists and Engineers" by Serway, Beichner, and Jewett is intended mainly for student use. It includes items such as background reviews, tutorials, solutions,...
Griffiths
This text is intended for junior/senior Quantum Mechanics courses. It covers the fundamentals of quantum theory in a concise manner, covering topics from the basic formalism through perturbation theory,...
Schroeder
This companion site to a Thermal Physics textbook by Daniel Schroeder of Weber State University gives lists of recommended problems, corrections, and clarifications. Additionally, course plans are available...
Beer, Johnston, Eisenberg, and Sarubbi
This textbook website has resources for instructors and students using the text, including supplemental material and some solutions. It also has general interest materials for engineering and science students...
Misner, Thorne, and Wheeler
This text covers material for a graduate level course on gravitation physics and general relativity. Topics include flat spacetime, tools of modern geometry, Einstein's geometric framework for physics,...
Weinberg
This textbook covers developments and applications of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, and how it relates to Cosmology.
Jackson
This text covers the physics and classical mathematics necessary to understand electromagnetic fields in materials and at surfaces and interfaces. The third edition addresses the changes in emphasis and...
Goldstein, Poole, and Safko
This textbook, a standard in advanced classical mechanics, covers the breadth of the subject. This latest edition contains sections in contemporary classical mechanics, applications, and computer and...
Schiller
This is a freely downloadable physics textbook exploring mechanics, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, special and general relativity, quantum theory, and modern unification attempts. The central theme is...
Frame and Mandelbrot
This is a web site to support a first course in fractal geometry for students without a strong mathematical background. It covers a wide range of topics in fractals, modern dynamics, and chaos. Each...
Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
This is the student companion website that accompanies the Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker. It contains links to multiple resources that are intended to be used along with the...
Larson, Hostetler, and Edwards
Internet Calculus is an on-line subscription service offering a complete calculus package on the web. It contains the textbook, Calculus, Seventh Edition, by Larson, Hostetler, and Edwards, plus the interactive...
Goswami
A quantum mechanics textbook intended for college seniors and first-year graduate students. This text includes extended information about the meaning of the theory.
Kittel
This upper-division textbook on solid state physics describes how the excitations and imperfections of actual solids can be understood with simple models. Recent advances in the field have been added including...
Wangsness
This text is intended for junior/senior level Electricity and Magnetism courses. It includes simple examples that are worked out in different ways that will allow students to enhance their calculating...
Sokoloff, Thornton, and Laws
This is the second module in a set of four lab manuals designed to help students learn physics by using high-quality curricular materials, computer tools, and other apparatus used in physics laboratories....
Feynman, Leighton, and Sands
This is the first of a series of three works based on lectures given by Dr. Richard Feynman at Cal-Tech in 1961 and 1962. Volume one discusses all topics covered in classical mechanics, Waves and optics,...
Feynman, Leighton, and Sands
This is the third in a series of three works based on lectures given by Dr. Richard Feynman at Cal Tech in 1961 and 1962. Volume three covers topics in quantum physics, atomic physics, and solid state...
Elert
This online textbook contains explanations, examples, and practice problems for many topics in introductory physics. These topics include Mechanics, Matter, Thermal Physics, Waves & Optics, Electricity...
Winterbone
Although the basic theories of thermodynamics are adequately covered by a number of existing texts, there is little literature that addresses more advanced topics. In this comprehensive work the author...
Meyn and Bronner
This web site provides interactive representations of quantum optics experiments. The illustrations show the setup, operation, and results of real experiments that demonstrate fundamental phenomena of quantum...
Taylor
John Taylor has brought to his new book, Classical Mechanics, all of the clarity and insight that made his Introduction to Error Analysis a best-selling text. Classical Mechanics is intended for students...
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