Recommended by Eric Weinstein, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #8 in Mechanics, Ranked #14 in Classical Mechanics — see more rankings.

Reviews from the First Edition:

"An excellent text ... The postulates of quantum mechanics and the mathematical underpinnings are discussed in a clear, succinct manner." (American Scientist)

"No matter how gently one introduces students to the concept of Dirac's bras and kets, many are turned off. Shankar attacks the problem head-on in the first chapter, and in a very informal style suggests that there is nothing to be frightened of." (Physics Bulletin)

Reviews of the Second Edition:

"This massive text of 700 and odd pages has indeed an excellent... more

"An excellent text ... The postulates of quantum mechanics and the mathematical underpinnings are discussed in a clear, succinct manner." (American Scientist)

"No matter how gently one introduces students to the concept of Dirac's bras and kets, many are turned off. Shankar attacks the problem head-on in the first chapter, and in a very informal style suggests that there is nothing to be frightened of." (Physics Bulletin)

Reviews of the Second Edition:

"This massive text of 700 and odd pages has indeed an excellent... more

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## Rankings by Category

Principles of Quantum Mechanics is ranked in the following categories:

- #68 in Mathematical Physics
- #21 in Nuclear Physics
- #79 in Physics
- #16 in Quantum Mechanics
- #44 in Wave