The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 4, Electrical and Magnetic Behavior

  • by Richard P. Feynman
  • Narrated by Richard P. Feynman
  • 5 hrs and 44 mins
  • Lecture

Publisher's Summary

For more than 30 years, Richard P. Feynman's three-volume Lectures on Physics has been known worldwide as the classic resource for students and professionals alike. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight. This timeless audio serves as a comprehensive library of essential physics by a legend in science.

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Classic lectures come alive

It is very difficult to top any review on the work of Feynman. Remember that he was a Nobel prize winner and the World's greatest physicist of the second half of the 20th century. These lectures are intended as a primer in physics for first and second year undergraduate students. When Feynman was lecturing, the lecture theatres were packed out with students and visitors. The books which were published from these lectures come in 3 large volumes and have all the chalk board diagrams as presented in the lectures. I read these 20 years ago and have just obtained a set for myself. Imagine that now it is possible to read along with the genius giving the actual lecture! Feynman has a streetwise New yorker slang accent and a rapier wit to go with it. Imagine having a tape recording of Newton, Aristotle, Plato, Peyps, Chaucer or Socrates. Then you would be getting nearer to Feynman. Brilliant and Outstanding. If you get hooked beware that there are 20 volumes which gives around 120 hours of recording.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-03-2005
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group