Modern Classical Physics

Optics, Fluids, Plasmas, Elasticity, Relativity, and Statistical Physics

Ranked #36 in Chemical Engineering, Ranked #50 in Opticssee more rankings.

From Nobel Prize winner Kip Thorne and acclaimed physicist Roger Blandford, a groundbreaking textbook on twenty-first-century classical physics

This first-year, graduate-level text and reference book covers the fundamental concepts and twenty-first-century applications of six major areas of classical physics that every masters- or PhD-level physicist should be exposed to, but often isn't: statistical physics, optics (waves of all sorts), elastodynamics, fluid mechanics, plasma physics, and special and general relativity and cosmology. Growing out of a full-year course that...

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