Aptitude Test Problems in Physics by S.S.Krotov

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Aptitude Test Problems in Physics by S.S.Krotov

Postby issacnewton » Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:16 pm

This famous ( at least in india) problem book by a Soviet author is available here

http://mirtitles.org/2011/12/05/science ... n-physics/

the direct download link is


This website maintained by some indian , has tons of other books published by various Soviet publishers like Mir, Raduga etc.
on science...
Amazing collection.......

So go fast and download it all ............

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Re: Aptitude Test Problems in Physics by S.S.Krotov

Postby physicsworks » Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:33 am

Although Krotov's problem book is phenomenal in its own right, it has nothing to do with PGRE or graduate physics. This is a collection of problems for physics Olympiads in high school (I remember it from my childhood, I've read Russian edition and worked it out when I was 15 or so). As for website, it can be useful for English-speaking audience (Russian edition for every single book can easily be found on the internet), but, as I said before, the whole series is for high school, not even for undergraduate students... Nevertheless, soviet books such as this one are amazing, I miss them now when there is just a few good ones (in physics and math), that are published every year for school in Ukraine, Russia and other post-soviet countries.

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