# General Overview

Insider knowledge on the best textbooks and practice resources is a great boon when balancing the chaos of academics and responsibilities. Streamline your search with our list of helpful resources for physics and math courses! You can find the textbooks below from the library, and if you are using the books as a supplemental learning material, you can use a different edition of the same book. Open Stacks is also another wonderful resource for a variety of subjects.

**Physics Courses and Resources**

**Mechanics (PHY 301) **

**Textbooks: **

“Physics” by Resnick and Halliday

“Physics for Engineers and Scientists” by Markert and Ohanian

**Electricity and Magnetism** **(PHY 316)**

**Textbooks: **

“Physics” by Resnick and Halliday

“Physics for Engineers and Scientists” by Markert and Ohanian

**Waves and Optics (PHY 315) **

**Textbooks: **

“Vibrations and Waves” by King

**Programming Languages:**

Mathematica

**Modern Physics (PHY 355) **

**Textbooks: **

**Programming Languages:**

Uses Python for modeling, but you don’t need to write any code.

**Classical Mechanics (PHY 336K)**

**Textbooks:**

**Lecture: **Classical Mechanics Stanford

“Classical Mechanics” by John R. Taylor

**Classical Electrodynamics (PHY 352)**

**Lecture: **Electrodynamics

**Textbooks:**

“Introduction to Electrodynamics” by David Griffiths

**Quantum Mechanics, QM II (PHY 373, PHY 362K)**

**Lecture: **Quantum Physics MIT, Quantum Physics MIT II

**Textbooks:**

“Introduction to Quantum Mechanics” by David Griffiths

“Principles of Quantum Mechanics” by Ramamurti Shankar

**Statistical Mechanics (PHY 369)**

**Lecture: **Statistical Mechanics MIT

**Textbooks:**

“Thermal Physics” by Daniel Schroeder

# Math Course Resources

**Calculus 1 (M408C/K/N/R)**

Lectures :

Problems :

Assignments (solutions included)

**Calculus 2 (M408D/L/S)**

Lectures :

(Same as MIT lecture playlist from above)

Problems :

Assignments (solutions included)

**Calculus 3/Multivariable (M408****M**** / M427L)**

Lectures :

(Professor Leonard: First Choice)

Problems :

Assignments (solutions included)

https://web.ma.utexas.edu/users/kit/teaching/teaching.html

**Textbooks (the listed textbooks contain content for all Calculus 1-3) :**

“Calculus” by Ron Larson

“Calculus” by Gilbert Strang

“Calculus Early Transcendental” by James Stewart

“Vector Calculus” by Marsden and Tromba

**Differential Equations (M427J)**

**Lectures :**

**Problems : **

Assignments (Solutions included)

More Practice Problems (w/ notes)

https://web.ma.utexas.edu/users/kit/teaching/teaching.html

**Textbooks:**

“Elementary differential equations” by Henry Edwards and David Penney

“Differential equations and their application” by Martin Braun

**Partial Differential Equations (M372K)**

Lectures :

**Textbooks :**

“Applied Partial Differential Equations with Fourier Series and Boundary Value Problems” (5th Edition) by Richard Haberman

“Partial Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers” by Stanley J. Farlow

**Linear Algebra (M340L)**

Lectures :

Problems :

Assignments (Solutions included)

https://web.ma.utexas.edu/users/kit/teaching/teaching.html

**Textbooks:**

“Linear Algebra and its Applications 4th edition” by Gilbert Strang

“Linear Algebra and its Applications 5th edition” by David Lay, Steven Lay, and Judi McDonald

**Complex Analysis (M361)**

Lectures :

Problems :

Assignments (Solutions included)

**Textbooks:**

“Complex Analysis” by Gamelin

**Probability (M362K)**

Lectures :

MIT Introduction to Probability

**Textbooks: **

“Probability and Statistics with Applications: A Problem Solving Text” 2nd edition by Len Asimow and Mark Maxwell

“Probability” by J. Pitman