Applied Physics and Materials Overview
To assist in studying for Physics PhD candidacy/qualification examinations, I have written a short manual on fundamental physics and mathematics. Inside, you will find the topics:
(links to Wikipedia for reference)
(links to Wikipedia for reference)
Classical MechanicsThe study of mesoscopic and macroscopic interactions
Quantum MechanicsThe study of smallscale systems, generally at low energy levels

ElectromagnetismThe study of electricity, magnetism, and electromagnetic waves
Solid State PhysicsThe study of crystalline structures, with particular application to electronic states

Statistical MechanicsThe study of manyparticle systems using statistical distributions
Core MathematicsCalculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, and Analysis
