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    (Original post by RotatingPhasor)
    Some good books I read were, 'In search of Schrodinger cat' and 'A strange theory of light and matter'.
    Thanks, do these books have any maths in or are they just qualitative explanations?
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    (Original post by Rock_Set)
    Thanks, do these books have any maths in or are they just qualitative explanations?
    Qualitative, if you're looking for maths read textbooks like university physics by young and freedman or watch MIT lectures by Walter Lewin.
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    (Original post by RotatingPhasor)
    Qualitative, if you're looking for maths read textbooks like university physics by young and freedman or watch MIT lectures by Walter Lewin.
    Okay, thanks I'm trying to find a bit of balance, to dip my toe in, so to speak.
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    "do some revision but have fun as well" implied that by reading non-fiction books pertaining, in this case, to physics cannot be fun.
    Well, i was not suggesting or implying that physics cannot be fun by saying "do some revision but have fun as well" and although the definition of "fun" may vary by each person like u mentioned before , isn't trying variety the best though?
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    (Original post by Rock_Set)
    Do any of these have any maths in, or are they just discussing the concepts?
    More conceptual, but they do list and explain some of the important equations - more in terms of dissecting the complete equations (eg., what do the individual terms in the wave equation actually represent?) rather than rigorous mathematical proofs.

    If you want to get a bit of maths in, I actually found Stroud and Booth very helpful - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Engineering-...dp_ob_title_bk

    Loads and loads of exercises and practice equations, definitely the best way to get familiar with the bread and butter stuff eg., matrices, solving differential equations, etc.
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    More conceptual, but they do list and explain some of the important equations - more in terms of dissecting the complete equations (eg., what do the individual terms in the wave equation actually represent?) rather than rigorous mathematical proofs.

    If you want to get a bit of maths in, I actually found Stroud and Booth very helpful - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Engineering-...dp_ob_title_bk

    Loads and loads of exercises and practice equations, definitely the best way to get familiar with the bread and butter stuff eg., matrices, solving differential equations, etc.
    Ah, pretty expensive, would you really recommend it even the University I'm at doesn't use it?
 
 
 
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