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Understanding Maple

  • Date Published: November 2016
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316628140

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  • Maple is a powerful symbolic computation system that is widely used in universities around the world. This short introduction gives readers an insight into the rules that control how the system works, and how to understand, fix, and avoid common problems. Topics covered include algebra, calculus, linear algebra, graphics, programming, and procedures. Each chapter contains numerous illustrative examples, using mathematics that does not extend beyond first-year undergraduate material. Maple worksheets containing these examples are available for download from the author's personal website. The book is suitable for new users, but where advanced topics are central to understanding Maple they are tackled head-on. Many concepts which are absent from introductory books and manuals are described in detail. With this book, students, teachers and researchers will gain a solid understanding of Maple and how to use it to solve complex mathematical problems in a simple and efficient way.

    • Takes a programmatic approach to solving mathematical problems using Maple
    • Provides Maple worksheets which can be downloaded from the author's website
    • Highlights the importance of the evaluation rules, helping readers to avoid common pitfalls when using Maple
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    • Date Published: November 2016
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316628140
    • length: 235 pages
    • dimensions: 215 x 137 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.35kg
    • contains: 6 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Getting started
    3. Algebra and calculus
    4. Solving equations
    5. Linear algebra
    6. Graphics
    7. Programming
    8. Procedures
    9. Example programs
    Appendix A. Other ways to run Maple
    Appendix B. Terminating characters
    Index of Maple notation.

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    Understanding Maple

    Ian Thompson

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    Ian Thompson, University of Liverpool
    Ian Thompson is a Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Liverpool. He has used Maple for research since 2000, and has taught Maple to students on several courses at two major UK universities.

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