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Look Inside A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods

A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods
For the Physical Sciences

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: April 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521542616

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  • In contrast to traditional textbooks for students and professionals in the physical sciences, this book presents its material in the form of problems. The second edition contains new chapters on dimensional analysis, variational calculus, and the asymptotic evaluation of integrals. The book can be used by undergraduates and lower-level graduate students. It can serve as a stand-alone text, or as a source of problems and examples to complement other textbooks. First Edition Hb (2001): 0-521-78241-4 First Edition Pb (2001): 0-521-78751-3

    • All the material is presented in the form of problems
    • Mathematical insights are gained by getting the reader to develop answers themselves
    • Many applications of the mathematics are given
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    "The writing style is clear and concise...Snieder offers an interesting approach to the material, with 127 references." J.D. Fehribach, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, CHOICE

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: April 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521542616
    • length: 524 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.83kg
    • contains: 132 b/w illus. 6 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Dimensional analysis
    3. Power series
    4. Spherical and cylindrical co-ordinates
    5. The gradient
    6. The divergence of a vector field
    7. The curl of a vector field
    8. The theorem of Gauss
    9. The theorem of Stokes
    10. The Laplacian
    11. Conservation laws
    12. Scale analysis
    13. Linear algebra
    14. The Dirac delta function
    15. Fourier analysis
    16. Analytic functions
    17. Complex integration
    18. Green's functions: principles
    19. Green's functions: examples
    20. Normal modes
    21. Potential theory
    22. Cartesian tensors
    23. Perturbation theory
    24. Asymptotic evaluation of integrals
    25. Variational calculus
    26. Epilogue, on power and knowledge
    References.

  • Author

    Roel Snieder, Colorado School of Mines

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