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The Princeton companion to applied mathematics

Author: Nicholas J Higham; Mark R Dennis
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2015]
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This is the most authoritative and accessible single-volume reference book on applied mathematics. Featuring numerous entries by leading experts and organized thematically, it introduces readers to applied mathematics and its uses; explains key concepts; describes important questions, laws, and functions; looks at exciting areas of research; covers modeling and simulation; explores areas of application; and more.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas J Higham; Mark R Dennis
ISBN: 9780691150390 0691150397
OCLC Number: 907494918
Description: xvii, 994 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Part I: Introduction to applied mathematics --
Part II: Concepts --
Part III: Equations, laws, and functions of applied mathematics --
Part IV: Areas of applied mathematics --
Part V: Modeling --
Part VI: Example problems --
Part VII: Application areas --
Part VIII: Final perspectives.
Other Titles: Companion to applied mathematics
Applied mathematics
Responsibility: editor, Nicholas J. Higham, the University of Manchester ; associate editors, Mark R. Dennis, University of Bristol [and four others].

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This is the most authoritative and accessible single-volume reference book on applied mathematics. Featuring numerous entries by leading experts and organized thematically, it introduces readers to applied mathematics and its uses; explains key concepts; describes important questions, laws, and functions; looks at exciting areas of research; covers modeling and simulation; explores areas of application; and more. Modeled on the popular Princeton Companion to Mathematics, this volume is an indispensable resource for undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in other disciplines seeking a user-friendly reference book on applied mathematics. -- Front jacket flap.

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