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Light and Matter, volume 1 By Benjamin Crowell
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This is the first volume of an introductory physics text using algebra, with optional calculus-based sections. For more information about the book, please see its web page at lightandmatter.com.
Light and Matter, volume 2 By Benjamin Crowell
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This is the second volume of an introductory physics text using algebra, with optional calculus-based sections. For more information about the book, please see its web page at lightandmatter.com.
Special Relativity By Benjamin Crowell
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This a textbook on special relativity, aimed at undergraduates who have already completed a freshman survey course. The treatment of electromagnetism assumes previous exposure to Maxwell's equations... More > in integral form, but no knowledge of vector calculus. For more information about this book, see its web page at lightandmatter.com.< Less
Brief Calculus By Benjamin Crowell
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This is a short introductory calculus text, focusing mainly on integration and differentiation of functions of a single variable, although iterated integrals are discussed. Infinitesimals are used... More > when appropriate, and are treated more rigorously than in old books like Thompson's Calculus Made Easy, but in less detail than in Keisler's Elementary Calculus: An Approach Using Infinitesimals. Numerical examples are given using the open-source computer algebra system Yacas, and Yacas is also used sometimes to cut down on the drudgery of symbolic techniques such as partial fractions. Proofs are given for all important results, but are often relegated to the back of the book, and the emphasis is on teaching the techniques of calculus rather than on abstract results. For more information about the book, see its home page at lightandmatter.com.< Less

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