"Fundamentals of Physics II" by R. Shankar

Fundamentals of Physics II Electromagnetism, Optics, and Quantum Mechanics, Expanded Edition R. Shankar

Series:
The Open Yale Courses Series
Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
23 Jun 2020
ISBN:
9780300243789
Imprint:
Yale University Press
Dimensions:
680 pages: 235 x 156mm
Illustrations:
166 b-w illus.
Sales territories:
World

A beloved introductory physics textbook, now including exercises and an answer key, accessibly explains electromagnetism, optics, and quantum mechanics

R. Shankar is a well-known physicist and contagiously enthusiastic educator, whose popular online introductory-physics video lectures have been viewed over a million times. In this second book based on his online courses, Shankar explains electromagnetism, optics, and quantum mechanics, developing the basics and reinforcing the fundamentals. With the help of problem sets and answer keys, students learn about the most interesting findings of today’s research while gaining a firm foundation in the principles and methods of physics.

R. Shankar is the Josiah Willard Gibbs Professor of Physics at Yale University. He has published several popular textbooks, including Principles of Quantum Mechanics, Basic Training in Mathematics: A Fitness Program for Science Students, and Fundamentals of Physics.