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Course literature - Theoretical physics

Note: Always double check the course information page in canvas to see if any updates have been made there.

Benny Lautrup, Physics of Continuous Matter, CRC Press; 2 edition

ISBN 978-1420077001

D. J. Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics, 4th Edition, Addison-Wesley, 2013

ISBN-10: 0321856562, ISBN-13: 978-0321856562

  • Classical mechanics: John R. Taylor, Classical Mechanics (ISBN 978-1-891389-22-1), University Science Books, 2005 

  • Special relativity: W. Rindler, Introduction to Special Relativity (ISBN 0-19-853952-5), Oxford Science Publications, 1991

Alan F. Chalmers, Vad är vetenskap egentligen? 3e upplagan 

(English: What is this thing called science? 3rd edition) 

Nya Doxa, 2003 (Open University Press, 1999) 

K.F. Riley, M.P. Hobson and S.J. Bence, Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering 
Cambridge, third edition, 2006.

N.J. Giordano and H. Nakanishi, Computational Physics, 2nd ed., Pearson Education. 

B.A. Stickler and E. Schachinger, Basic Concepts in Computational Physics, 2nd ed.  (Springer) - This book is available as e-book through Lund university libraries

Lecture notes

Additional reading includes:

W.H. Press, S.A. Teukolsky, W.T. Vetterling and B.P. Flannery, Numerical Recipes: The Art of Scientific Computing, 3rd ed. Cambridge University Press.

Physical Biology of the Cell by Phillips, Kondev, Therot and Garcia

B.F. Schutz, A first course in general relativity, second edition,
Cambridge University Press, 2009

ISBN 978-0-521-88705-2

Extra notes for advanced topics.

M. E. Peskin and D. V. Schroeder, An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory, 1995 (ISBN 0201503972)

D. Gorbunov and V. Rubakov, Introduction to the Theory of the Early Universe: Hot Big Bang Theory, World Scientific 2011

ISBN 978-981-4322-24-9

Lecture notes and papers from the scientific literature

Lecture notes

H.F. Jones, Groups, Representations and Physics, Second edition, 0-7503-0504-5

  • This book can be downloaded for free within Lund University

David Chandler, Introduction to modern statistical mechanics, Oxford University Press, 1987

ISBN 0195042778

Printed lecture notes.

Supplemental online literature: "Deep Learning Book"

Gordon Kane, Modern Elementary Particle Physics, Cambridge University Press

ISBN 9781107165083, 2017

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