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Basic Training in Mathematics : A Fitness Program for Science Students - R. Shankar

Basic Training in Mathematics

A Fitness Program for Science Students

Paperback Published: 25th August 2003
ISBN: 9780306450365
Number Of Pages: 366

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Based on course material used by the author at Yale University, this practical text addresses the widening gap found between the mathematics required for upper-level courses in the physical sciences and the knowledge of incoming students. This superb book offers students an excellent opportunity to strengthen their mathematical skills by solving various problems in differential calculus. By covering material in its simplest form, students can look forward to a smooth entry into any course in the physical sciences.

`Shankar obviously enjoys his mathematics, and his attitude toward mathematics is simultaneously refreshing and contagious....Dirac notation is intriguingly introduced in the discussion of vector spaces. Finally, the book is richly endowed with well-chosen problems.'
American Journal of Physics
`Consistent with the needs of science students...a sound mathematical reference for anyone studying or practicing in the physical sciences.'
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Differential Calculus of One Variable
Integral Calculus
Calculus of Many Variables
Infinite Series
Complex Numbers
Functions of a Complex Variable
Vector Calculus
Matrices and Determinants
Linear Vector Spaces
Differential Equations
Answers
Index
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ISBN: 9780306450365
ISBN-10: 0306450364
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 366
Published: 25th August 2003
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 15.85  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1