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## Details

Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: Goertzel, Gerald, 1919- Some mathematical methods of physics. Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2014 (DLC) 2013042650 |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Gerald Goertzel; Nunzio Tralli |

ISBN: | 9780486793320 048679332X |

OCLC Number: | 1053596686 |

Notes: | Reprint of: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1960. |

Description: | 1 online resource |

Responsibility: | Gerald Goertzel, Nunzio Tralli. |

### Abstract:

"This well-rounded, thorough treatment for advanced undergraduates and graduate students introduces basic concepts of mathematical physics involved in the study of linear systems. The text emphasizes eigenvalues, eigenfunctions, and Green's functions. Prerequisites include differential equations and a first course in theoretical physics. The three-part presentation begins with an exploration of systems with a finite number of degrees of freedom (described by matrices). In part two, the concepts developed for discrete systems in previous chapters are extended to continuous systems. New concepts useful in the treatment of continuous systems are also introduced. The final part examines approximation methods -- including perturbation theory, variational methods, and numerical methods -- relevant to addressing most of the problems of nature that confront applied physicists. Two Appendixes include background and supplementary material. 1960 edition"--

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