Physics resources

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Physics resources

Hi, I'm currently half way through a course on Physics for my Open University degree and hating every second of it.   Juts wehn Ithink I  grasp a concept it seems to slip from my brain in confusion.   Does anyone know any good online resources fro undergraduate physics?   In particular statistical mechanics.

 

Any help much appreciated

 

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OK, I don't have much of

OK, I don't have much of that stuff as bookmarks.  I usually rely on my awesome google skills for that stuff.  After all, why bother taking the time to get the calculator set up (and with the possibility of a single wrong entry messing everything else up) when there is an online app that does the same thing?

 

Even so, I have a couple of links that I keep going back to for stuff.

 

www.sciencemadesimple.com

More on the high school level but even so, good for lots of basic quick stuff.

 

http://www.tpub.com/content/doe/index.htm

This site is part of a series of text books on the practical operation of nuclear reactors.  But it has a section on more general physics.  Given the practical nature of what they are doing, it really does not get too hairy on stuff though.

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I find the "Schaum's

I find the "Schaum's Outlines" series of books useful. (espically the one with the integral tables >.>..)

 

 

 

 


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