Maths and Physics Textbooks on the Web
Science books are now way too expensive for the average student.
Here, I entend to put links to Web sites where you can get good
quality textbooks or lecture notes, freely available in electronic
format.
If you know of any other text which can be used as a textbook in
 Maths
 Physics
 Engineering
at the college or at the university level, please let me know.
Andre Ratel
aratel@vif.com
Physical constants
Formularies and handbooks

Mike McLaughlin: A Compendium of Common Probability Distributions
(PDF)

Home Page of ir. J.C.A. Wevers
 J.C.A. Wevers Physics Formulary
(LaTex, Postscript, PDF)
 J.C.A. Wevers Mathematics Formulary
(LaTex, Postscript, PDF)
 NRL Plasma Physics Formulary
(PDF)

NRL Plasma Formulary
Originally developped by Dave Book, now maintained by Joe Huba
(PostScript, PDF, TeX)

The 1999 WWW Review of Particle Physics
(PostScript, PDF)
 Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties
 Standard Model and Related Topics
 Particle Properties
 Hypothetical Particles
 Astrophysics and Cosmology
 Experimental Methods and Colliders
 Mathematical Tools
 Kinematics, CrossSection Formulae, and Plots
 Authors, Introductory Text, History plots
Linear Algebra
Complex Analysis
Categories in Mathematics
Differential Geometry
General (and entertaining) Physics

Christoph Schiller: Motion Mountain Textbook
"This free physics textbook with now over 600 pages is written
to be entertaining, surprising and challenging on every page."
(PDF)
 Part 1: Classical Physics
 How do things and images move?
 Part 2: Quantum Theory
 What is matter? What are interactions?
 Part 3: Motion Without Motion
 What are space, time, and particles?
Classical Mechanics
Classical Electrodynamics

Electromagnetic Field Theory Internet Textbook Project
 Bo Thidé,
Electromagnetic Field Theory  The book
(TeX, Postscript, PDF)
 Tobia Carozzi, Anders Eriksson, Bengt Lundborg, Bo Thidé, and
Mattias Waldenvik,
Electromagnetic Field Theory  Exercices
(TeX, Postscript, PDF)
Note: This site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) so you
might need to upgrade your old browser to view it properly.

MSci Electromagnetism Home Page
Graduate course in classical electrodynamics ("Maxwell's
equations in vacuo and matter, electromagnetic waves,
radiation and scattering, and the Lorentz covariant
formulation of the theory")
(PDF. One chapter in both PDF and PS formats.)
Click on Lecture Notes.

Stanley Humphries, Jr., Principles of Charged Particle Acceleration
(PDF)
Statistical Physics
Modern Physics
Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Computation
Astrophysics
Data Analysis
Computational Physics
Nanotechnologies
Other ressources

Igor Ivanov: The Physics Encyclopedia
This site is a major list of Internet Physics resources, The
links are very well organized by subjects. I found there many
links leading to online tutorials or to downloadable lecture
notes.

Mike Ellis list of tutorials
Many links to tutorials in Electronics. Very well organized by
topics.
Options:
Andre Ratel
aratel@vif.com