# Wikibooks:Physics bookshelf

Old-style bookshelves were phased out years ago for subjects, which were later converted to the Wikibooks Stacks.The corresponding page now replacing this bookshelf is Shelf:Physics. |

Please see the ranking discussion subpage to discuss the organization of this bookshelf. An effort has been made to think about ranking the physics textbooks from most simple to most advanced. This page also collects related wiki links and external links (particularly non-wiki online physics textbooks). |

## Alphabetical

A-Mo | Mu-Z | ||
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A-level Physics | Multibody Mechanics | ||

Acoustics | Nanotechnology | ||

Astronomy | Physics231 | ||

Astrophysics | Physics Study Guide | ||

Basic Electrical Generation and Distribution | Physics with Calculus | ||

Electronics | Solid Mechanics | ||

Engineering Thermodynamics | String Theory | ||

General relativity | Special relativity | ||

Introduction to Physical Science | Statistical Mechanics | ||

Kinematics | Theoretical Mechanics | ||

Marine Hydrodynamics | This quantum world | ||

Microtechnology | Vibrations of Structures | ||

Modern Physics | Waves |

## Categorized by subject

### General

### Mechanics

- Classical mechanics - This will be a "minimal standard course" of classical theoretical mechanics.
- Mechanics

### Energy and Power

- Energy and Power - This course will be an introduction to energy and power within a societal context.

### Electromagnetism

### Thermodynamics

### Quantum mechanics

### Relativity

Special Relativity is an introductory text for physics undergraduates and advanced high school students. It is also approachable by the educated layman. It is carefully designed to tackle the physics of simultaneity.

### Optics

- Optics - Suitable for high school students.

### Acoustics

### Micro and Nanotechnology

- Microtechnology - handbook of microfabrication and microtehcnology
- Nanotechnology - handbook of nanoscience and nanotechnology
- Carbon Nanotube Cookbook

### Study Aids

### History of Physics

## Categorized by audience and level

### Middle School

### High School

- FHSST Physics - A free high school student textbook on physics
- GCSE Science/Electricity - A simple book for students aged 14 - 16.
- Optics - Suitable for high school students.
- Physics with transforms - new invention - A new mnemonic for learning classical physics formulas using Euclidean geometry. It also serves to geometrically correlate classical physics formulas together. For high school & up.
- High school physics - High school physics for the MTV literate.
- SAT II Physics - Preparation for the College Board exam.
- HSC Physics A physics textbook for Year 12 Australian high school students (Syllabus is closest to NSW)
- Physics - For dummies, rebels and humans - A free textbook for Physics - the ultimate goal being to teach the student how to learn by himself.
- Solved Question Papers - IIT JEE
- Solved Question Papers - AIEEE

### Hobbyist

- Waves
- LearnElectronics More hands on experience.
- Table of nuclides - Table with all nuclides

### Undergraduate

- Physics Exercises
- Electronics - Somewhat more advanced, for hobbyists or first or second year college level.
- A-level Physics - For students taking Physics at A-level.
- A-level Physics (Advancing Physics) - For students taking the OCR Physics B (Advancing Physics) course at A-level.
- Physics Study Guide - Overview of equations, basic terms, and variables for algebra-based physics course. - Suitable for A level/ advanced highschool or first year undergraduate.
- Physics with Calculus - Undergraduate textbook, first- and second-year level
- Physics practice questions (with solutions)

### Advanced undergraduate

- Mathematical methods of Physics
- Modern Physics - A full-length undergraduate textbook.
*Includes Electromagnetism, Quantum Mechanics, and Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.* - Solid Mechanics
- Introduction to Theoretical Physics - From First Principles to Newtonian Mechanics to General Relativity
- Classical mechanics - This will be a "minimal standard course" of classical theoretical mechanics.
- Engineering Thermodynamics
- Heat Energy Transfer
- Physics in the Language of Geometric Algebra. An Approach with the Algebra of Physical Space
- Basic Physics of Nuclear Medicine
- This Quantum World

### Postgraduate

- Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory
- General relativity - Post graduate / advanced undergraduate
- Quantum field theory - Postgraduate
- Supersymmetry
- String Theory & M-Theory

## Links and related pages

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### Related books

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### Other online resources

### Wikinode: Other physics wiki

- Qwiki is a quantum physics wiki devoted to the collective creation of content that is technical and useful to practicing scientists.
- SklogWiki.org is a wiki for anyone interested in thermodynamics, statistical mechanics and the computer simulation of materials, especially liquids and soft condensed matter.

### Offsite physics books

- Physics book series by Ben Crowell.
- A Radically Modern Approach to Introductory Physics by David J. Raymond, GFDL license
- Introduction to optics (PDF) Lecture notes from the University of Calgary. Includes some nice images.
- The Slacker's Guide to Physics: Electricity and Magnetism
- Structure and Interpretation Of Classical Mechanics A Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics text using computational tools online
- Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Mechanics: A short introduction Online at University of Arizona.
- OPEN TEXT physics books
- Introductory Physics by Charles Edward Pax, published under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
*Grains of Mystique: Quantum Physics for the Layman*by Thomas Haberkern and N Deepak, copyrighted 2002, licensed under Open Publication License http://www.ndeepak.info/qp*Lessons In Electric Circuits*Copyright © 2000-2003, Tony R. Kuphaldt published under the "Design Science License", which allows for free copying, distribution, and/or modification of this document by the general public. http://www.ibiblio.org/kuphaldt/electricCircuits/- Calculus-Based Physics I & II by Jeffrey Schnick
- Public domain, calculus-based physics book in PDF format.