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By P. John Shepherd

This ebook is a entire account of 5 prolonged modules overlaying the foremost branches of twentieth-century theoretical physics, taught by way of the writer over a interval of 3 a long time to scholars on bachelor and grasp collage measure classes in either physics and theoretical physics.

The modules hide nonrelativistic quantum mechanics, thermal and statistical physics, many-body thought, classical box concept (including specific relativity and electromagnetism), and, ultimately, relativistic quantum mechanics and gauge theories of quark and lepton interactions, all offered in one, self-contained volume.

In a few universities, a lot of the fabric lined (for instance, on Einstein’s common conception of relativity, at the BCS conception 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, allowing a scholar who has accomplished a high-school arithmetic direction and the 1st yr of a school physics measure path to appreciate and delight in the derivations of very a number of the most crucial result of twentieth-century theoretical physics.

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