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Student Solution Manual for Foundation Mathematics for the Physical Sciences

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  • Date Published: March 2011
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521141048

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  • This Student Solution Manual provides complete solutions to all the odd-numbered problems in Foundation Mathematics for the Physical Sciences. It takes students through each problem step-by-step, so they can clearly see how the solution is reached, and understand any mistakes in their own working. Students will learn by example how to arrive at the correct answer and improve their problem-solving skills.

    • Complete solutions to all the odd-numbered problems in Foundation Mathematics for the Physical Sciences
    • Each solution is worked through step-by-step, so students can clearly see how the solution is reached and understand any mistakes in their own working
    • Students will develop their problem-solving skills by learning by example
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    • Date Published: March 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521141048
    • length: 222 pages
    • dimensions: 246 x 190 x 11 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • contains: 15 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • 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
    Appendix.

  • Authors

    K. F. Riley, University of Cambridge
    K. F. Riley read mathematics at the University of Cambridge and proceeded to a Ph.D. there in theoretical and experimental nuclear physics. He became a Research Associate in elementary particle physics at Brookhaven, and then, having taken up a lectureship at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, continued this research at the Rutherford Laboratory and Stanford; in particular he was involved in the experimental discovery of a number of the early baryonic resonances. As well as having been Senior Tutor at Clare College, where he has taught physics and mathematics for over 40 years, he has served on many committees concerned with the teaching and examining of these subjects at all levels of tertiary and undergraduate education. He is also one of the authors of 200 Puzzling Physics Problems.

    M. P. Hobson, University of Cambridge
    M. P. Hobson read natural sciences at the University of Cambridge, specialising in theoretical physics, and remained at the Cavendish Laboratory to complete a Ph.D. in the physics of star-formation. As a Research Fellow at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and subsequently an Advanced Fellow of the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council, he developed an interest in cosmology, and in particular in the study of fluctuations in the cosmic microwave background. He was involved in the first detection of these fluctuations using a ground-based interferometer. Currently a University Reader at the Cavendish Laboratory, his research interests include both theoretical and observational aspects of cosmology, and he is the principal author of General Relativity: An Introduction for Physicists. He is also a Director of Studies in Natural Sciences at Trinity Hall and enjoys an active role in the teaching of undergraduate physics and mathematics.

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