Free Physics Textbooks

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    Written by: Warren Siegal (C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics)

    Free high energy physics textbook broken into three parts – Symmetry, Quanta and Higher Spin; written by Warren Siegal of State University of New York.

    Inverse Problem Theory

    Written by: Albert Tarantola (Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris)

    This appears to be an excellent textbook on inverse problem theory; with well-written explanations and exercises offering complete, detailed solutions.

    Mathematical Methods in Quantum Mechanics

    Written by: Gerald Teschl (University of Vienna )

    Textbook for graduate students offering an introduction to mathematical methods in quantum mechanics with applications to Schrödinger operators.

    Motion Mountain Physics Textbook

    The Motion Mountain Physics Textbook spans 6 volumes and over 2,500 pages. Suitable for both high school and undergraduate physics students.

    Physclips: Volume 1: Mechanics

    Written by: Joe Wolfe (University of New South Wales)

    Volume 1 of covers mechanics. This physics guide is not your typical dry text. Fun and quirky audio and visual files inform and teach in a unique way.

    PHYSCLIPS: Volume 3: Light

    Written by: Joe Wolfe (University of New South Wales)

    Covering physics and light, vol. 3 of the PHSYCLIPS website offers a stunning array of visual and text-based learning for physics students everywhere.

    PHYSCLIPS: Volume II: Waves and Sound

    Written by: Joe Wolfe (University of New South Wales)

    Free online physics textbook on waves and sound with real world examples, videos, animations and other visual materials. Great resource for both students and educators.

    Reflections on Relativity

    Written by: Kevin Brown

    An online textbook, by Kevin Brown, Reflections on Relativity is part history book and part physics book; as it traces the origins and history of relativity.

    Stratospheric Ozone

    Written by: members of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Branch

    Members of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Branch collaborated to create this free stratospheric ozone textbook.

    The Chaos Hypertextbook

    Written by: Glen Elert

    No advanced mathematics and physics knowledge is needed to study Glen Elert’s The Chaos Hypertextbook – chaos, fractals, non-linear dynamics and mathematics.

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