Fantastic book. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. One of the best textbooks I have ever read. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 30, 2016. Fundamentals of Physics II: Electromagnetism, Optics, and Quantum Mechanics (The Open Yale Courses Series) by R. Shankar | May 19, 2020 Paperback Pedagogical Masterpiece: clear presentation, great choice of material, carefully chosen exercises, well-motivated physics, Reviewed in the United States on December 27, 2017. R. Shankar has introduced major additions and updated key presentations in this second edition of Principles of Quantum Mechanics. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Principles of Quantum Mechanics. I would recommend doing so in conjunction with R. Shankar's Quantum Mechanics. New features of this innovative text include an entirely rewritten mathematical introduction, a discussion of Time-reversal invariance, and extensive coverage of a variety of path integrals and their applications. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. By that I mean after you take a course that goes over failures of classical theory and introduces quantum ideas along with solving particle in a box problems and the like without delving too deep, but is not quite considered the quantum mechanics course at your university. Classical Mechanics: Pearson New International Edition, Mathematical Methods for Physicists: A Comprehensive Guide, Mechanics: Volume 1 (Course of Theoretical Physics S), `An excellent text....The postulates of quantum mechanics and the mathematical underpinnings are discussed in a clear, succint manner.' 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