Required and Recommended Texts and/or Materials
The first half of the course will follow "The Physics of Vibrations and Waves", Sixth Edition; H.J. Pain, Wiley (2005).
There is no single text book for the second half of the course. Recommended reading includes, the above text, as well as
1. The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. 1, R.P. Feynman, R.B. Leighton and M. Sands (QC23.F47)
2. Vibrations and Waves in Physics, Second Edition, I.G. Main, Cambridge University Press (QC136.M34)
3. Oscillations and Waves, R. Buckley, Adam Hilger (1985) (QC157.B82).
4. Vibrations and Waves, A.P. French, Norton (1971) (QC235.F74).
5. Wave Physics, R.E.I. Newton, Edward Arnold (QC157.N48).
6. The Physics of Vibrations and Waves, Fourth Edition, H.J. Pain, Wiley (1993) QC231.P3/ 1993.
7. The Physics of Vibrations and Waves, Fifth Edition, H.J. Pain, Wiley (1999)QC231.P3/1999.
8. Fundamentals of Optics, F.A. Jenkins and H.E. White, McGraw-Hill (QC355.2.J46).
9. Optics, E. Hecht, Addison-Wesley (QC355.H42).
10. Quantum Mechanics Demystified, David McMahon, McGraw-Hill Education; 2 edition (May 14, 2013) - a few typos
11. Quantum Physics: What Everyone Needs to Know, Michael Raymer, Oxford University Press - Audible (free)
12. QUANTUM PHYSICS for Beginners in 90 Minutes without Math: All the major ideas of quantum mechanics, from quanta to entanglement, in simple language
13. No-Nonsense Quantum Mechanics: A Student-Friendly Introduction, Jakob Schwichtenberg, Amazon