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Physics Textbook Errata

Errors in Physics Textbooks - a listing of known physics textbook errata. However, I don't have the time to check out all physics textbooks myself. If you are aware of errors that I have not included from this or any other physics textbook, please e-mail me the details.

Though some pages I reference take issue with the competency or motive of the authors and publishers, my own intent is simply to make the errata available as a reference source for students and teachers.

Errors in Physics Textbooks

(The first list is alphabetical by first author
these are a complilation of reports send to me)

*** The Authors' Own Errata Pages ***
(I like to see this)
Author Textbook Name Errata Page
Carroll and Ostlie An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics
An Introduction to Modern Steller Astrophysics
Chabay and Sherwood Matter and Interactions here
Fortney Principles of Electronics
Analog and Digital
here (in pdf)
Garcia Numerical Methods in Physics here (find links, depending on edition)
Giordano Computational Physics here
Heald Classical Electromagnetic Radiation Third Edition here
Mansfield and O'Sullivan Understanding Physics here
Peskin and Schroeder An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory here
Schroeder An Introduction to Thermal Physics here
Stoltze Simulation methods in atomic-scale materials physics here
Temme Special Functions, An Introduction to the Classical Functions of Mathematical Physics here
Treumann and Baumjohann Basic Space Plasma Physics here
Tipler and Mosca PHYSICS For Scientists and Engineers (frames site, follow a link from the home page to the errata)
Treumann and Baumjohann Advanced Space Plasma Physics here
Walding, Rapkins and Rossiter Senior Physics - Knowledge, Processes and Reasoning here

Here are some other off-site pages listing errors in Physics books:

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