Download e-book for kindle: A Course in Theoretical Physics by P. John Shepherd

By P. John Shepherd

This booklet is a complete account of 5 prolonged modules overlaying the main branches of twentieth-century theoretical physics, taught by means of the writer over a interval of 3 many years to scholars on bachelor and grasp college measure classes in either physics and theoretical physics.

The modules conceal nonrelativistic quantum mechanics, thermal and statistical physics, many-body idea, classical box conception (including detailed relativity and electromagnetism), and, ultimately, relativistic quantum mechanics and gauge theories of quark and lepton interactions, all provided in one, self-contained volume.

In a few universities, a lot of the cloth coated (for instance, on Einstein’s basic concept of relativity, at the BCS idea of superconductivity, and at the ordinary version, together with the speculation underlying the prediction of the Higgs boson) is taught in postgraduate classes to starting PhD students.

A virtue of the e-book is that complete, step by step mathematical proofs of all crucial effects are given, permitting a pupil who has accomplished a high-school arithmetic path and the 1st 12 months of a school physics measure direction to appreciate and savour the derivations of very a few of the most crucial result of twentieth-century theoretical physics.

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