Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering
A Comprehensive Guide
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 Kenneth Franklin Riley, University of Cambridge
 Michael Paul Hobson, University of Cambridge
 Stephen John Bence, University of Cambridge
 Date Published: January 1998
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 isbn: 9780521555296
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All physical scientists and engineers need mathematical tools in their everyday work. This book presents mathematics in a form appropriate for undergraduate courses. The material covered is comprehensive, and takes the student from the level of starting college or university to the end of the most mathematical of science courses. It also provides a valuable reference for advanced students and active researchers in physics, engineering, chemistry, applied mathematics and earth science. Throughout the text, the physical relevance of the mathematics is constantly reinforced, and numerous physical worked examples are included. In this way, it provides scientists who need to use the tools of mathematics for practical purposes with a single, comprehensive textbook. Students will find the book friendly and approachable, and graduate students and researchers will find it an invaluable reference.
Read more Comprehensive, onestop mathematical textbook for students in physics, engineering, chemistry, applied mathematics and earth science  covers all fundamental mathematical methods used from first to final year undergraduate
 Includes many class tested, high quality problems
 Each topic is presented in a unique threestage format: a qualitative introduction (with physical explanations, where appropriate), a rigorous mathematical representation, rounded off with worked examples (further questions and answers are also provided at the end of each chapter)
 Friendly and approachable
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 Date Published: January 1998
 format: Paperback
 isbn: 9780521555296
 length: 1028 pages
 dimensions: 247 x 176 x 57 mm
 weight: 1.705kg
 contains: 190 b/w illus. 20 tables 600 exercises
 availability: Replaced by 9780521679718
Table of Contents
Preface
1. Preliminary calculus
2. Complex numbers and hyperbolic functions
3. Series and limits
4. Partial differentiation
5. Multiple integrals
6. Vector algebra
7. Matrices and vector spaces
8. Vector calculus
9. Line, surface and volume integrals
10. Fourier series
11. Integral transforms
12. First order ODEs
13. Higher order ODEs
14. Series solutions of ordinary differential equations
15. Eigenfunction methods for differential equations
16. PDEs: general and particular solutions
17. PDEs: separation of variables and other methods
18. Complex variables
19. Tensors
20. Calculus of variations
21. Integral equations
22. Group theory
23. Representation theory
24. Probability
25. Numerical methods
Appendix 1. Special functions
Index.