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Mathematical methods in the physical sciences

Author: Mary L Boas
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Now in its third edition, 'Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences' provides a comprehensive introduction to the areas of mathematical physics. It combines all the essential math concepts into one compact, clearly written reference."--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary L Boas
ISBN: 0471198269 9780471198260 0471365807 9780471365808
OCLC Number: 61332593
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 839 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Infinite series, power series --
Complex numbers --
Linear algebra --
Partial differentiation --
Multiple integrals --
Vector analysis --
Fourier series and transforms --
Ordinary differential equations --
Calculus of variations --
Tensor analysis --
Special functions --
Series solutions of differential equations; legendre, bessel, hermite, and laguerre functions --
Partial differential equations --
Functions of a complex variable --
Probability and statistics.
Responsibility: Mary L. Boas.
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