Introduction to Modern Physics
by Charles W Fay
Publisher: Ferris State University 2011
Number of pages: 157
Presents the fundamental topics in modern physics to students who have already completed a full year of introductory physics. The concepts and practical applications of special relativity, quantum physics, atomic and subatomic structure, and solid state physics will be presented.
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This book is for an introductory undergraduate study of calculus-based physics. It covers the topic of waves first, then the basics of motion, Special Relativity and Quantum Mechanics, Gravity, Electromagnetism, Fluid dynamics, Thermodynamics, etc.
by Michael Fowler - University of Virginia
This text contains the complete set of lecture notes for an introductory physics course for physics majors. We trace how the new ideas developed and examine the experimental and theoretical paradoxes that forced thinking out of the traditional path.
by David J. Raymond
This text developed out of a beginning physics course for students with a strong interest in physics. Starting with waves and relativity, the author develops all of physics in a modern context rather than adding a bit of modern physics at the end.
by Paul Fendley - The University of Virginia
A lot of time in this class will be devoted to physics discovered in he years 1890-1930. In the course of the class, we'll try to really understand the key ideas of quantum mechanics, special relativity, general relativity and cosmology.