Physics Resources

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Beyond what’s already hosted inside the Lumen platform, many OER collections contain useful material for Physics courses. If you have suggestions to add here, please share on the Lumen Community Slack Channel.

Name Source Notes License
Light and Matter Light and Matter

This site has several different physics books:

Light and Matter—physics for students majoring in the life sciences
Simple Nature—physics for scientists and engineers, with a nontraditional order of topics
Mechanics—introductory mechanics for scientists and engineers, with a traditional order of topics
Conceptual Physics
Problems in Introductory Physics
Fundamentals of Calculus
Relativity for Poets
Special Relativity
General Relativity

MIT Physics MIT A collection of MIT Open Courses CC BY-NC-SA
Calculus-Based Physics Anselm Calculus-Based Physics is an introductory physics textbook designed for use in the two-semester introductory physics course typically taken by science and engineering students. This book includes problem sets CC BY-SA
Physics Labs Andrews University Labs for General Physics I, General Physics II, Physics for Scientists and Engineers I, and Physics for Scientists and Engineers II CC BY-SA
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics EGU An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union CC BY
Global Journal of Physics  GJP An international open access, peer reviewed, online journal that communicates current, originative research in the areas of Physics field. The journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific preeminence. Original works are invited in form of research paper/ manuscript. Manuscripts should follow the style of the journal and are subject to both review and editing. Manuscripts submitted to GJP must not have been submitted simultaneously to other journals. CC BY