Skip to content
Open global navigation

Cambridge University Press

AcademicLocation selectorSearch toggleMain navigation toggle
Cart

Your Cart

×

You have 0 items in your cart.

Register Sign in Wishlist

Differential Equations for Engineers

$124.99 (X)

textbook
  • Date Published: April 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521194242
Average user rating
(1 review)

$124.99 (X)
Hardback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Paperback, eBook


Request examination copy

Instructors may request a copy of this title for examination

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This book presents a systematic and comprehensive introduction to ordinary differential equations for engineering students and practitioners. Mathematical concepts and various techniques are presented in a clear, logical, and concise manner. Various visual features are used to highlight focus areas. Complete illustrative diagrams are used to facilitate mathematical modeling of application problems. Readers are motivated by a focus on the relevance of differential equations through their applications in various engineering disciplines. Studies of various types of differential equations are determined by engineering applications. Theory and techniques for solving differential equations are then applied to solve practical engineering problems. Detailed step-by-step analysis is presented to model the engineering problems using differential equations from physical principles and to solve the differential equations using the easiest possible method. Such a detailed, step-by-step approach, especially when applied to practical engineering problems, helps the readers to develop problem-solving skills. This book is suitable for use not only as a textbook on ordinary differential equations for undergraduate students in an engineering program but also as a guide to self-study. It can also be used as a reference after students have completed learning the subject.

    • A step-by-step approach, applied to practical engineering problems, helps the readers to develop problem-solving skills
    • Illustrative diagrams are used to facilitate mathematical modeling of application problems
    • A systematic introduction to ordinary differential equations for engineering students
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    "It is warmly recommended as a core reading for a standard one-semester course on di erential equations for engineering students. The material in the book is very carefully organized, the presentation is transparent and rigorous, numerous illustrations, use of shades and mini-diagrams" in formulas help to follow the details better and to grab the ideas faster." - Yuri V. Rogovchenko, ZentralBlatt MATH

    Customer reviews

    by

    Very good publication for students at engineering an science of the world

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: April 2010
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521194242
    • length: 568 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 32 mm
    • weight: 1.2kg
    • contains: 95 b/w illus. 8 tables 465 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. First-order and simple higher-order differential equations
    3. Applications of first-order and simple higher-order equations
    4. Linear differential equations
    5. Applications of linear differential equations
    6. The Laplace transform and its applications
    7. Systems of linear differential equations
    8. Applications of systems of linear differential equations
    9. Series solutions of differential equations
    10. Numerical solutions of differential equations
    11. Partial differential equations
    12. Solving ordinary differential equations using Maple
    Appendix A. Tables of mathematical formulas.

  • Resources for

    Differential Equations for Engineers

    Wei-Chau Xie

    General Resources

    Welcome to the resources site

    Here you will find free-of-charge online materials to accompany this book. The range of materials we provide across our academic and higher education titles are an integral part of the book package whether you are a student, instructor, researcher or professional.

    Find resources associated with this title

    Type Name Unlocked * Format Size

    Showing of

    Back to top

    *This title has one or more locked files and access is given only to instructors adopting the textbook for their class. We need to enforce this strictly so that solutions are not made available to students. To gain access to locked resources you either need first to sign in or register for an account.


    These resources are provided free of charge by Cambridge University Press with permission of the author of the corresponding work, but are subject to copyright. You are permitted to view, print and download these resources for your own personal use only, provided any copyright lines on the resources are not removed or altered in any way. Any other use, including but not limited to distribution of the resources in modified form, or via electronic or other media, is strictly prohibited unless you have permission from the author of the corresponding work and provided you give appropriate acknowledgement of the source.

    If you are having problems accessing these resources please email cflack@cambridge.org

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Advanced Differential Equations for MS program
    • Differential Equations
    • Differential Equations for Engineers
    • Differential Equations with Linear Algebra
    • Dynamic systems modeling and simulation
    • Engineering Analysis of Physical Systems
  • Author

    Wei-Chau Xie, University of Waterloo, Ontario
    Wei-Chau Xie is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environment Engineering and the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. He is the author of Dynamic Stability of Structures and has published numerous journal articles on dynamic stability, structural dynamics and random vibration, nonlinear dynamics and stochastic mechanics, reliability and safety analysis of engineering systems, and seismic analysis and design of engineering structures. He has been teaching differential equations to engineering students for almost twenty years. He received the Teaching Excellence Award in 2001 in recognition of his exemplary record of outstanding teaching, concern for students, and commitment to the development and enrichment of engineering education at Waterloo. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award in 2007, which is the highest formal recognition given by the University of Waterloo for a superior record of continued excellence in teaching.

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email cflack@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website, your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Back to top

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel Delete

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×