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Foundation mathematics for the physical sciences / K. F. Riley and M. P. Hobson

By: Riley, K. F. (Kenneth Franklin), 1936- [author].
Contributor(s): Hobson, M. P. (Michael Paul), 1967-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2011Description: xiii, 721 pages : figures, ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780521192736 (hbk.) ; 9780521192736 (hbk.) .Subject(s): Mathematics | Mathematics -- Textbooks | Mathematics | Maths for scientists | Computer programming / software engineering | Mathematical foundations
Partial contents:
Arithmetic and geometry -- Preliminary algebra -- Differential calculus -- Integral calculus -- Complex numbers and hyperbolic functions -- Series and limits -- Partial differentiation -- Multiple integrals -- Vector algebra -- Matrices and vector spaces -- Vector calculus -- Line, surface and volume integrals -- Laplace transforms -- Ordinary differential equations --
Summary: This tutorial-style textbook develops the basic mathematical tools needed by undergraduates to solve problems in the physical sciences. Students gain hands-on experience through hundreds of worked examples, self-test questions and homework problems.
List(s) this item appears in: READING LIST: MATH07011 Mathematics 2
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Arithmetic and geometry -- Preliminary algebra -- Differential calculus -- Integral calculus -- Complex numbers and hyperbolic functions -- Series and limits -- Partial differentiation -- Multiple integrals -- Vector algebra -- Matrices and vector spaces -- Vector calculus -- Line, surface and volume integrals -- Laplace transforms -- Ordinary differential equations --

This tutorial-style textbook develops the basic mathematical tools needed by undergraduates to solve problems in the physical sciences. Students gain hands-on experience through hundreds of worked examples, self-test questions and homework problems.

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