# Physics Formulas (Wevers)

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This formulary is written at advanced undergraduate/postgraduate level. It is intended to be a short reference for anyone who works with physics and often needs to look up equations.

- 1: Mechanics
- Classical mechanics from Newton to Hamilton, Lagrange and Liouville.

- 2: Electricity and Magnetism
- Electricity and magnetism from statics to electromagnetic fields as described by Maxwell's equations

- 3: Relativity
- General and special relativity starting from the Lorentz transform to Black holes

- 4: Oscillations
- Motion of mechanical and electrical harmonic oscillators and pendulums

- 5: Waves
- Wave equations, Green's function methods and electromagnetic waves including waveguides

- 6: Optics
- Optical components and the behaviour and properties of optical waves

- 7: Statistical Physics
- Statistical mechanics including molecular interactions

- 8: Thermodynamics
- Classical thermodynamics and its statistical basis

- 9: Transport Phenomena
- Fluid dynamics, flow, Navier-Stokes equation

- 10: Quantum Physics
- Quantum mechanics, atomic physics, Schrödinger and Dirac equations

- 11: Plasma physics
- Plasma physics, Boltzmann transport equation, collisional dynamics

- 12: Solid State Physics
- Solid state physics, crystal structures, band theory, theory of metals and heat capacity, magnetism, superconductivity

- 13: Theory of Groups
- Group theory, applications to quantum mechanics

- 14: Nuclear Physics
- Nuclear physics, radiative decay processes, nuclear binding and structure

- 15: Quantum Field Theory and Particle Physics
- Quantum field theory, field quantization, Klein Gordon equation, standard model

- 16: Astrophysics
- Astrophysics, stellar evolution and energy production