skip to content
Imaginary Tale : the Story of the Square Root of Minus One. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Imaginary Tale : the Story of the Square Root of Minus One.

Author: Paul J Nahin
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2007.
Series: EBL-Schweitzer
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Online-ausgView all editions and formats
Publication:An imaginary tale.
Summary:
""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""Preface to the Paperback Edition""; ""Preface""; ""CHAPTER ONE: The Puzzles of Imaginary Numbers""; ""CHAPTER TWO: A First Try at Understanding the Geometry of ... ""; ""CHAPTER THREE: The Puzzles Start to Clear""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: Using Complex Numbers""; ""Complex numbers as vectors""; ""Doing geometry with complex vector algebra"";
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul J Nahin
ISBN: 9781400830299 140083029X
OCLC Number: 927738137
In: Nahin, Paul J
Description: Online-Ressource (1 online resource (294 Seiten)).
Series Title: EBL-Schweitzer

Abstract:

""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""Preface to the Paperback Edition""; ""Preface""; ""CHAPTER ONE: The Puzzles of Imaginary Numbers""; ""CHAPTER TWO: A First Try at Understanding the Geometry of ... ""; ""CHAPTER THREE: The Puzzles Start to Clear""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: Using Complex Numbers""; ""Complex numbers as vectors""; ""Doing geometry with complex vector algebra""; ""The Gamow problem""; ""Solving Leonardo�s recurrence""; ""Imaginary time in spacetime physics""; ""CHAPTER FIVE More Uses of Complex Numbers""

""Taking a shortcut through hyperspace with complex functions""""Maximum walks in the complex plane""; ""Kepler�s laws and satellite orbits""; ""Complex numbers in electrical engineering""; ""CHAPTER SIX Wizard Mathematics""; ""The hyperbolic functions""; ""CHAPTER SEVEN: The Nineteenth Century, Cauchy, and the Beginning of Complex Function Theory""; ""Introduction.""; ""Augustin-Louis Cauchy""; ""Analytic functions and the Cauchy-Riemann equations""; ""Cauchy�s first result""; ""Cauchy�s second integral theorem""; ""Kepler�s third law: the final calculation""

""Epilog: what came next""""APPENDIXES A. The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra""; ""APPENDIXES B. The Complex Roots of a Transcendental Equation""; ""APPENDIXES C. ... to 135 Decimal Places, and How It Was Computed""; ""APPENDIXES D. Solving Clausen�s Puzzle""; ""APPENDIXES E. Deriving the Differential Equation for the Phase-Shift Oscillator""; ""APPENDIXES F. The Value of the Gamma Function on the Critical Line""; ""Notes""; ""Name Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""

""Subject Index""""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Z""; ""Acknowledgments""

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/927738137> # Imaginary Tale the Story of the Square Root of Minus One.
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "927738137" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4820343824#Place/princeton> ; # Princeton
    schema:bookEdition "Online-ausg." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4820343824#Person/nahin_paul_j> ; # Paul J. Nahin
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4820343824> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books" ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4820343824#Series/ebl_schweitzer> ; # EBL-Schweitzer
    schema:name "Imaginary Tale the Story of the Square Root of Minus One." ;
    schema:productID "927738137" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/927738137#PublicationEvent/princeton_princeton_university_press_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4820343824#Agent/princeton_university_press> ; # Princeton University Press
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3030292> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400830299> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/927738137> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4820343824#Agent/princeton_university_press> # Princeton University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Princeton University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4820343824#Person/nahin_paul_j> # Paul J. Nahin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Nahin" ;
    schema:givenName "Paul J." ;
    schema:name "Paul J. Nahin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4820343824#Series/ebl_schweitzer> # EBL-Schweitzer
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/927738137> ; # Imaginary Tale the Story of the Square Root of Minus One.
    schema:name "EBL-Schweitzer" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400830299>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "140083029X" ;
    schema:isbn "9781400830299" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.