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Mathematical methods in science

Author: George Pólya; Leon Bowden
Publisher: Washington : Mathematical Association of America, ©1977.
Series: New mathematical library, 26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Pólya; Leon Bowden
ISBN: 0883856263 9780883856260 088385600X 9780883856000
OCLC Number: 3189835
Description: xi, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. From the history of astronomy: measurement and successive approximation. --
Measurement ; Astronomical measurements ; Successive approximation ; Newton's method of successive approximation --
2. From the history of statics. --
Stevinus and Archimedes ; Vectors --
3. From the history of dynamics. --
Galileo ; Newton ; The pendulum ; Escape velocity --
4. Physical reasoning in mathematics. --
5. Differential equations and their use in science. --
First examples ; Approximate formulae: power series ; Physical analogy ; What is a differential equation?
Series Title: New mathematical library, 26.
Responsibility: by George Pólya ; edited by Leon Bowden.
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