**Background:** These are some immensely useful notes on many things that are not quantum. It should be useful to everyone.

**Link : **Ph 136: APPLICATIONS OF CLASSICAL PHYSICS

These are the lecture notes for a course offered by Kip.S.Thorne at Caltech. They cover a wide range of topics in a beautiful way. I am just giving here the chapter names so that you can get an idea.

Chapter 1: Physics in Euclidean Space and Flat Spacetime: Geometric Viewpoint

Chapter 2: Kinetic Theory

Chapter 3: Statistical Mechanics

Chapter 4: Statistical Thermodynamics

Chapter5: Random Processes

Chapter6: Geometric Optics

Chapter 7: Diffraction

Chapter 8: Interference

Chapter 9: Nonlinear Optics

Chapter 10: Elastostatics

Chapter 11: Elastodynamics

Chapter 12: Foundations of Fluid Dynamics

Chapter 13: Vorticity

Chapter 14: Turbulence

Chapter 15: Waves and Rotating Flows

Chapter 15: Waves and Rotating Flows [

Chapter 16: Compressible and Supersonic Flow

Chapter 17: Convection

Chapter 18: Magnetohydrodynamics

Chapter 19: Particle Kinetics of Plasma

Chapter 20: Waves in Cold Plasmas: Two-Fluid Formalism

Chapter 21: Kinetic Theory of Warm Plasmas

Chapter 22: Nonlinear Dynamics of Plasmas

Chapter 23: From Special to General Relativity

Chapter 24: Fundamental Concepts of General Relativity

Chapter 25: Stars and Black Holes

Chapter 26: Gravitational Waves and Experimental Tests of General Relativity

Chapter 27: Cosmology

Appendix A: Concept-Based Outline of Book

Appendix B: Some Unifying Concepts

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