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167 Post author: lukeprog 16 January 2011 08:30AM

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Comment author: sweeticetea 01 April 2012 05:51:52AM 2 points [-]

For transport phenomena (momentum, mass, heat) I recommend Bird, Stewart, Lightfoot over Welty, Wicks, Wilson, Rohrer or Deen. WWWR is good if you need a quick reference and Deen is great for mathematical treatments, but nothing beats BSL if you are trying to actually learn transport phenomena.

For Physical Chemistry, McQuarrie and Simon is better than Atkins.

For basic Calculus, James Stewart has the best treatment.

Comment author: lukeprog 29 July 2012 05:55:12PM 1 point [-]

I need book titles, please.