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Foundation mathematics for the physical sciences

Author: Kenneth Franklin Riley; Michael Paul Hobson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This tutorial-style textbook develops the basic mathematical tools needed by first and second year undergraduates to solve problems in the physical sciences. Students gain hands-on experience through hundreds of worked examples, self-test questions and homework problems. Each chapter includes a summary of the main results, definitions and formulae. Over 270 worked examples show how to put the tools into practice.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Franklin Riley; Michael Paul Hobson
ISBN: 9780521192736 0521192730
OCLC Number: 758878656
Notes: Index.
Description: 1 vol. (XIII-721 p.) : ill., couv. ill. en coul. ; 26 cm.
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; Appendices; Index.
Responsibility: K.F. Riley,... M.P. Hobson,....

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This tutorial-style textbook develops the basic mathematical tools needed by undergraduates to solve problems in the physical sciences. Students gain hands-on experience through hundreds of worked  Read more...

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