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Recommended books in mathematics and physics


   There are certain books in the fields of mathematics and 
   physics that I have found to be particularly good in the way of 
   exposition, explanation, providing insight and understanding 
   into basic ideas and concepts.  For the sake of those of my 
   readers who are interested in these fields I present some of 
   them. I have put an asterisk in front of those that I consider 
   especially outstanding. 


  MATHEMATICS

  *  1. Mathematics, Its Contents, Methods and Meaning.  A three
         volume set.  Editors: A. D. Aleksandrov, A. N.Kolmogorov, 
         M. A. Lavrent'ev. 
     2. Schaum's Outline Series books.
     3. Differential and Integral Calculus.  Ross R. Middlemiss.
     4. College Algebra.  Murray R. Spiegel. (Schaum)
   * 5. Mathematics Dictionary.  Editors: Glenn James, Robert 
         James.
   * 6. The International Dictionary of Applied Mathematics. D. Van 
         Nostrand Co.
     7. First Year College Mathematics.  Frank Ayres.  (Schaum)
     8. Handbook of Engineering Fundamentals. Eshbach.
   * 9. A Guide-Book to Mathematics.  I.N. Bronshtein, K.A. Semendyayen. 
          Translated by Jan Jaworowski, Michael N. Bleicher 


  PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY

     1. University Physics.  Francis Sears, Mark Zemansky.
     2. College Physics.  Schaum. 
   * 3. Modern Physics.  Dull, Metcalfe, Brooks.  1955 edition
     4. Modern Chemistry.  Dull, Metcalfe, Brooks.  1954 edition
   * 5. Principles of Mechanics Simply Explained.  The Concepts 
         of Heat and Its Workings Simply Explained.  The Concept 
         of Energy Simply Explained.  Morton Mott-Smith.  Dover 
         Publications.  Three volumes.



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