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The Geometry of Mathematical Methods
[under development]
Covers differentials, vector calculus, complex numbers, linear algebra, power and Fourier series, delta functions, and ODEs.
The Geometry of Static Fields
Textbook for the Static Fields paradigm, covering vector calculus and electro- and magnetostatics.
(Incorporates material from our older book,
The Geometry of Vector Calculus
.)
A Study of the Development of the Paradigms in Physics Program
A formal study of the development of the Paradigms Program, including
an Executive Summary of Lessons Learned
that may be helpful to others who are trying doing extensive curriculum development at the department level.
Printed Books
The Geometry of Special Relativity
[2nd edition]
This short book treats the geometry of hyperbolas as the key to understanding special relativity.
Quantum Mechanics: A Paradigms Approach
A quantum mechanics textbook that reflects the Paradigms approach.
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Spins
A Stern--Gerlach simulation, used in the Spins and Quantum Measurement paradigm.
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