Wikipedia Articles : Continuum Mechanics

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Books and Reviews:

  • Electromagnetism:
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    1. Introduction to Electrodynamics by David J. Griffiths [Amazon]

    2. Electricity and Magnetism, Vol. II Berkeley Physics by Edward.M.Purcell [Amazon]

    3. Classical Electricity and Magnetism: Second Edition (Dover Books on Physics)
    by Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky , Melba Phillips [Amazon]

    4. Classical Electrodynamics by John David Jackson [Amazon]

    5. The Classical Theory of Fields, Fourth Edition: Volume 2 (Course of Theoretical Physics Series) by E M Lifshitz , L D Landau [Amazon] [Google]

    6. Electrodynamics of Continuous Media (Course of Theoretical Physics) (Paperback)
    by E M Lifshitz, L D Landau [Amazon]

  • Optics :
  • 1. Optics by Eugene Hecht, Alfred Zajac [Amazon]

    2. Principles of Optics: Electromagnetic Theory of Propagation, Interference and Diffraction of Light by Max Born , Emil Wolf [Amazon]

    3. Fundamentals of Optics by Francis Arthur Jenkins, Harvey Elliott White [Amazon]

    4. Optics by Ghatak [Amazon]

  • Fluid Mechanics :
  • 1. Fluid Mechanics : Volume 6 (Course of Theoretical Physics) by E M Lifshitz, L D Landau
    [Amazon]

    2. An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics by G. K. Batchelor [Amazon]

    3. The Physics of Fluids and Plasmas: An Introduction for Astrophysicists by Arnab Rai Choudhuri
    [Amazon] [Google]

    4. Turbulence: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers by Peter Alan Davidson [Google] [Amazon]

    5. Turbulence: The Legacy of A. N. Kolmogorov by Uriel Frisch [Amazon] [Google]

  • Theory of Elasticity :
  • 1. Theory of Elasticity, Third Edition: Volume 7 (Theoretical Physics, Vol 7) by A M Kosevich, E M Lifshitz, L D Landau, L P Pitaevskii [Amazon]

  • General Relativity and Cosmology :
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    1.The Classical Theory of Fields by E M Lifshitz, L D Landau [Amazon] [Google]

    2. Gravitation and Cosmology : Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity by Steven Weinberg [Amazon]

    3. Spacetime and Geometry: An Introduction to General Relativity by Sean Carroll [Amazon]

    4. Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein’s General Relativity by James B. Hartle[Amazon]

    5. General Relativity by Robert M. Wald [Amazon]

    6. A First Course in General Relativity by Bernard F. Schutz [Amazon]

    7. General Relativity: An Introduction to the Theory of Gravitational Field by Hans Stephani [Amazon] [Google]

    8. Gravitation by Kip S. Thorne , Charles W. Misner , John Archibald Wheeler [Amazon]

    9. Feynman Lectures on Gravitation (Frontiers in Physics) by Richard Phillips Feynman [Amazon]

    Note that some parts of this book are outdated. See the Forward to this book written by John Preskill and Kip.S.Thorne(PS file)(From John Preskill’s Homepage) for a history of these lectures and a list of errata.