Foundation Mathematics for the Physical Sciences
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 Authors:
 K. F. Riley, University of Cambridge
 M. P. Hobson, University of Cambridge
 Date Published: April 2011
 availability: Temporarily unavailable  available from November 2016
 format: Hardback
 isbn: 9780521192736
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This tutorialstyle textbook develops the basic mathematical tools needed by first and second year undergraduates to solve problems in the physical sciences. Students gain handson experience through hundreds of worked examples, selftest questions and homework problems. Each chapter includes a summary of the main results, definitions and formulae. Over 270 worked examples show how to put the tools into practice. Around 170 selftest questions in the footnotes and 300 endofsection exercises give students an instant check of their understanding. More than 450 endofchapter problems allow students to put what they have just learned into practice. Hints and outline answers to the oddnumbered problems are given at the end of each chapter. Complete solutions to these problems can be found in the accompanying Student Solutions Manual. Fullyworked solutions to all problems, passwordprotected for instructors, are available at www.cambridge.org/foundation.
Read more Over 270 worked examples show how to put the tools into practice, and more than 450 endofchapter problems allow students to apply the tools themselves
 Around 170 selftest questions and 300 endofsection exercises help students check their understanding as they work through the text
 Fullyworked solutions to all problems, passwordprotected for instructors, are available at www.cambridge.org/foundation
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 Date Published: April 2011
 format: Hardback
 isbn: 9780521192736
 length: 736 pages
 dimensions: 254 x 195 x 35 mm
 weight: 1.72kg
 contains: 119 b/w illus. 744 exercises
 availability: Temporarily unavailable  available from November 2016
Table of Contents
1. Arithmetic and geometry
2. Preliminary algebra
3. Differential calculus
4. Integral calculus
5. Complex numbers and hyperbolic functions
6. Series and limits
7. Partial differentiation
8. Multiple integrals
9. Vector algebra
10. Matrices and vector spaces
11. Vector calculus
12. Line, surface and volume integrals
13. Laplace transforms
14. Ordinary differential equations
15. Elementary probability
Appendices
Index.
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