## What is theoretical physics and why is it important?

Theoretical physics is the field that develops theories about how nature operates. It is fundamentally physics, in that the ultimate goal is to describe reality. It is informed by experiment, and at the same time it extends the results of experiments, making predictions about what has not been physically tested.

## What is the difference between Mathematic Physics and theoretical physics?

Mathematical physics is what is done by mathematical physicists, and published in mathematical physics journals. Theoretical physics is what is done by theoretical physicists, and published in physics journals. I believe the actual dividing line between the two fields was delineated largely by the historical development of these fields.

## What is mathematical physics?

Mathematical Physics is bona fide mathematics, but applied to physics questions: the papers have the traditional Lemma/Proposition/Theorem structure of mathematics papers, which is very different from that of a typical paper in theoretical physics.

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## Where can I find free books on physics?

The FreeScience website links to a large listing of free books on a wide range of physics, math, and other fields of science. Show activity on this post. Show activity on this post.

## What are the best resources to learn about physics online?

the physics hypertextbook detailed online book, very interesting Work in Progress. Wikipedia Physics a portal to start digging. A colaborative gigantic work. WikiBooks -SR a textbook on Relativity. WikiSource – Relativity Portal find here "The Measure of Time" by Henri Poincaré and many other original sources.

## Why is physics not taught in engineering schools?

It is a simple fact that the typical engineering education does not provide anywhere close to the amount of physics you will need to make sense out of the literature of your field. You can start from scratch as an undergraduate in the physics department, or you can read this book.

## What are some of the best books on quantum physics?

Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics- Byron and Fuller. Topics in Algebra- I. N. Herstein. Extremely well written, introduce basic concepts in groups, rings, vector spaces, fields and linear transformations. Concepts are motivated and a nice set of problems accompany each chapter (some of them quite challenging).

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## What is the relation between heat and power and time?

Heat is proportional to Power, which in turn, is equal to all the above. You can just re-write the formula given in wikipedia to know that Heat is diretly proportional to Power and time – Siddharth Venu Apr 6 ’16 at 16:07

## How do we convert heat into electricity?

Since the 18th century, humankind relied on steam engines to convert heat into electricity on mass scale even in fission and fusion （in the future） power plants. However, this process involves several …

## How do you calculate the work done by a source temperature?

Suppose I have connected a source temperature T s o and a sink temperature: T s i. So I get work W = Q (1 − T s i / T s o), where Q is the heat energy transferred due to temperature difference….