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All You Wanted to Know about Mathematics but Were Afraid to Ask : Mathematics for Science Students - Louis Lyons

All You Wanted to Know about Mathematics but Were Afraid to Ask

Mathematics for Science Students

Paperback Published: 29th June 1998
ISBN: 9780521436014
Number Of Pages: 400

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This is an excellent tool kit for solving the mathematical problems encountered by undergraduates in physics and engineering. This second book in a two volume work introduces integral and differential calculus, waves, matrices, and eigenvectors. All mathematics needed for an introductory course in the physical sciences is included. The emphasis is on learning through understanding real examples, showing mathematics as a tool for understanding physical systems and their behavior, so that the student feels at home with real mathematical problems. Dr. Lyons brings a wealth of teaching experience to this refreshing textbook on the fundamentals of mathematics for physics and engineering.

'... a compendium of explanations of applications of mathematics in physics, designed to be dipped into and to inspire thought ... once the book is opened, be warned, you are likely to be hooked ...'. Nigel Steele, The Times Higher Eduction Supplement

Chapter titles for volume 1
Preface
Integrals
Vector operators
Partial differential equations
Fourier series
Normal modes
Waves
Matrices
Eigenvectors and eigenvalues
Appendix
Index
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ISBN: 9780521436014
ISBN-10: 052143601X
Series: All You Wanted to Know about Mathematics But Were Afraid to Ask : Book 2
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 29th June 1998
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.26
Weight (kg): 0.59