Physics 247: A Modern Introduction to Physics

Professor: Duncan Carlsmith (email) and Michael Winokur (email)

Semester: Fall 2012

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  • University Physics with Modern Physics (volume 1&2) / Bauer and Westfall (QC23.2 B38 2011)  

Other materials on reserve

  • Bethe Lectures on Quantum Physics on video from Cornell
  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics, v. 1-3 / Feynman (QC23 F47 2006)  
  • Feynman Lectures on video at Project Tuva
  • Fundamentals of Physics (5th Edition) / Halliday (QC21.2 H35 1997b)
  • Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers / Thornton and Rex (QC21.3 T47 2006)
  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers /  Fishbane (QC21.2 F57 1993)
  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers (with Modern Physics), A Strategic Approach (2nd Edition) / Knight  – on reserve, on list
  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers Student Workbook (2 copies)  
  • Principles of Physics / Ohanian (Dept. copy)  
  • "Surely you’re joking, Mr. Feynman!" : Adventures of a Curious Character / Feynman (QC16 F49 A37 1986)  
  • Tutorials in Introductory Physics / McDermott  
  • The Elegant Universe : Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory / Greene (QC794.6 S85 G75 1999)