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Same books! What you need to know to start doing physics = Classical Mechanics
on 23 September 2014
What a rip-off and a scam. I ordered this Penguin version at the same time as I ordered "The Theoretical Minimum: What you need to know to start doing physics" (Basic Books). After browsing through the physics book, I got the feeling it was more a mechanics book than a physics book. I then had a look at the Classical Mechanics book and it looked very similar to the physics book. They are the same books, but retitled and issued by different publishers. The preface of the physics book even contains the line "Welcome, then, to The Theoretical Minimum - Classical Mechanics".
The books themselves, including the Quantum Mechanics book, look quite good at first glance, but it's a one start rating for the re-naming of the book.