Basic Mathematics

Through Applications

Author: Geoffrey Akst,Sadie Bragg

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780321572097

Category: Mathematics

Page: 567

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Engineering Mathematics Through Applications

Author: Kuldeep Singh

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230345980

Category: Mathematics

Page: 944

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This text teaches maths in a step-by-step fashion – ideal for students on first-year engineering and pre-degree courses. - Hundreds of examples and exercises, the majority set in an applied engineering context so that you immediately see the purpose of what you are learning - Introductory chapter revises indices, fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios - Fully worked solutions to every problem on the companion website at www.palgrave.com/engineering/singh plus searchable glossary, e-index, extra exercises, extra content and more!
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Engineering Mathematics with Examples and Applications

Author: Xin-She Yang

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 012809902X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 400

View: 1969

Engineering Mathematics with Examples and Applications provides a compact and concise primer in the field, starting with the foundations, and then gradually developing to the advanced level of mathematics that is necessary for all engineering disciplines. Therefore, this book's aim is to help undergraduates rapidly develop the fundamental knowledge of engineering mathematics. The book can also be used by graduates to review and refresh their mathematical skills. Step-by-step worked examples will help the students gain more insights and build sufficient confidence in engineering mathematics and problem-solving. The main approach and style of this book is informal, theorem-free, and practical. By using an informal and theorem-free approach, all fundamental mathematics topics required for engineering are covered, and readers can gain such basic knowledge of all important topics without worrying about rigorous (often boring) proofs. Certain rigorous proof and derivatives are presented in an informal way by direct, straightforward mathematical operations and calculations, giving students the same level of fundamental knowledge without any tedious steps. In addition, this practical approach provides over 100 worked examples so that students can see how each step of mathematical problems can be derived without any gap or jump in steps. Thus, readers can build their understanding and mathematical confidence gradually and in a step-by-step manner. Covers fundamental engineering topics that are presented at the right level, without worry of rigorous proofs Includes step-by-step worked examples (of which 100+ feature in the work) Provides an emphasis on numerical methods, such as root-finding algorithms, numerical integration, and numerical methods of differential equations Balances theory and practice to aid in practical problem-solving in various contexts and applications
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Basic College Mathematics Through Applications, a la Carte Edition

Author: Geoffrey Akst,Sadie Bragg

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780321757111

Category: Mathematics

Page: 600

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This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value—this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. The Akst/Bragg series' success is built around clear and concise writing, a side-by-side “teach by example” approach, and integrated applications throughout that help students achieve a conceptual understanding. The user-friendly design offers a distinctive side-by-side format that pairs examples and their solutions with corresponding practice exercises. Students understand from the very beginning that doing math is an essential part of learning it. Motivational, real-world applications demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to a variety of disciplines, careers, and everyday situations.
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Applications of the Theory of Matrices

Author: F. R. Gantmacher,J.L. Brenner

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486445542

Category: Mathematics

Page: 317

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The breadth of matrix theory's applications is reflected by this volume, which features material of interest to applied mathematicians as well as to control engineers studying stability of a servo-mechanism and numerical analysts evaluating the roots of a polynomial. Starting with a survey of complex symmetric, antisymmetric, and orthogonal matrices, the text advances to explorations of singular bundles of matrices and matrices with nonnegative elements. Applied mathematicians will take particular note of the full and readable chapter on applications of matrix theory to the study of systems of linear differential equations, and the text concludes with an exposition on the Routh-Hurwitz problem plus several helpful appendixes. 1959 edition.
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Fundamental Number Theory with Applications

Author: Richard A. Mollin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849339875

Category: Mathematics

Page: 464

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Beginning with the arithmetic of the rational integers and proceeding to an introduction of algebraic number theory via quadratic orders, Fundamental Number Theory with Applications reveals intriguing new applications of number theory. This text details aspects of computer science related to cryptography factoring primality testing complexity analysis computer arithmetic computational number theory Fundamental Number Theory with Applications also covers: Carmichael numbers Dirichlet products Jacobsthal sums Mersenne primes perfect numbers powerful numbers self-contained numbers Numerous exercises are included, testing the reader's knowledge of the concepts covered, introducing new and interesting topics, and providing a venue to learn background material. Written by a professor and author who is an accomplished scholar in this field, this book provides the material essential for an introduction to the fundamentals of number theory.
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Fundamentals of Technical Mathematics

Author: Sarhan M. Musa

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128020164

Category: Mathematics

Page: 408

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Fundamentals of Technical Mathematics introduces key, applied mathematics for engineering technologists and technicians. Through a simple, engaging approach, the book reviews basic mathematics, including whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, percentages, ratios, and proportions. The book covers conversions to different units of measure (standard and/or metric) and other topics as required by specific businesses and industries, providing a go-to resource on the topic. Building on these foundations, it then explores concepts in arithmetic, introductory algebra, equations, inequalities, and modeling, graphs and functions, measurement, geometry, and trigonometry, all the while supporting these concepts with practical applications in a variety of technical and career vocations, including automotive, allied health, welding, plumbing, machine tool, carpentry, auto mechanics, HVAC, and many other fields. In addition, the book provides practical examples from a vast number of technologies. Presents foundational math concepts in a concise, engaging way Covers conversions to different units of measure (standard and/or metric) and other topics as required by specific businesses and industries Reviews basic mathematics, including whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, percentages, ratios, and proportions Connects concepts with recent applications in technology, engineering, manufacturing, and science Includes many practice and review problems
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Basic Training in Mathematics

A Fitness Program for Science Students

Author: R. Shankar

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1489967982

Category: Science

Page: 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.
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Developmental Mathematics through Applications, Basic College Mathematics and Algebra

Mathematics, College mathematics

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478441925

Category: Education

Page: 80

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Developmental Mathematics through Applications, Basic College Mathematics and Algebra. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Fundamentals of Discrete Math for Computer Science

A Problem-Solving Primer

Author: Tom Jenkyns,Ben Stephenson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447140699

Category: Computers

Page: 416

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This textbook provides an engaging and motivational introduction to traditional topics in discrete mathematics, in a manner specifically designed to appeal to computer science students. The text empowers students to think critically, to be effective problem solvers, to integrate theory and practice, and to recognize the importance of abstraction. Clearly structured and interactive in nature, the book presents detailed walkthroughs of several algorithms, stimulating a conversation with the reader through informal commentary and provocative questions. Features: no university-level background in mathematics required; ideally structured for classroom-use and self-study, with modular chapters following ACM curriculum recommendations; describes mathematical processes in an algorithmic manner; contains examples and exercises throughout the text, and highlights the most important concepts in each section; selects examples that demonstrate a practical use for the concept in question.
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Basic Mathematics Through Applications

Author: Geoffrey Akst,Sadie Bragg

Publisher: Addison Wesley Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780201312225

Category: Mathematics

Page: 573

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The first title in a new series, Basic Mathematics through Applications truly focuses on content relevant to students. Throughout the text, motivating real-world applications, examples, and exercises demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to student mastery in other disciplines, a variety of occupations, and everyday situations. A distinctive side-by-side format pairing an example with a corresponding practice exercise encourages students to get actively involved in the mathematical content from the start. Unique Mindstretchers target different levels and types of student understanding in one comprehensive problem set per section incorporating related investigation, critical thinking, reasoning, and pattern recognition exercises along with corresponding group work and historical connections. Compelling Historical Notes give students further evidence that mathematics grew out of a universal need to find efficient solutions to everyday problems. Plenty of practice exercises provide ample opportunity for students to thoroughly master basic mathematics skills and develop confidence in their understanding.
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Topology

An Introduction with Application to Topological Groups

Author: George McCarty

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486450821

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

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This stimulating introduction employs the language of point set topology to define and discuss topological groups. It examines set-theoretic topology and its applications in function spaces as well as homotopy and the fundamental group. Well-chosen exercises and problems serve as reinforcements. 1967 edition. Includes 99 illustrations.
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Linear Algebra and Probability for Computer Science Applications

Author: Ernest Davis

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466501596

Category: Mathematics

Page: 431

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Based on the author’s course at NYU, Linear Algebra and Probability for Computer Science Applications gives an introduction to two mathematical fields that are fundamental in many areas of computer science. The course and the text are addressed to students with a very weak mathematical background. Most of the chapters discuss relevant MATLAB® functions and features and give sample assignments in MATLAB; the author’s website provides the MATLAB code from the book. After an introductory chapter on MATLAB, the text is divided into two sections. The section on linear algebra gives an introduction to the theory of vectors, matrices, and linear transformations over the reals. It includes an extensive discussion on Gaussian elimination, geometric applications, and change of basis. It also introduces the issues of numerical stability and round-off error, the discrete Fourier transform, and singular value decomposition. The section on probability presents an introduction to the basic theory of probability and numerical random variables; later chapters discuss Markov models, Monte Carlo methods, information theory, and basic statistical techniques. The focus throughout is on topics and examples that are particularly relevant to computer science applications; for example, there is an extensive discussion on the use of hidden Markov models for tagging text and a discussion of the Zipf (inverse power law) distribution. Examples and Programming Assignments The examples and programming assignments focus on computer science applications. The applications covered are drawn from a range of computer science areas, including computer graphics, computer vision, robotics, natural language processing, web search, machine learning, statistical analysis, game playing, graph theory, scientific computing, decision theory, coding, cryptography, network analysis, data compression, and signal processing. Homework Problems Comprehensive problem sections include traditional calculation exercises, thought problems such as proofs, and programming assignments that involve creating MATLAB functions.
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Vector and Tensor Analysis with Applications

Author: A. I. Borisenko,I. E. Tarapov

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131904

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

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Concise, readable text ranges from definition of vectors and discussion of algebraic operations on vectors to the concept of tensor and algebraic operations on tensors. Worked-out problems and solutions. 1968 edition.
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Study Skills Simplified

Author: Enid Leonard

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321127464

Category: Education

Page: 93

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From surviving your first week to time management to note taking strategies, Study Skills Simplified is a concise introduction to the study skills students need to master to be successful in college.
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Mathematics for Computer Graphics Applications

Author: Michael E. Mortenson

Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.

ISBN: 9780831131111

Category: Computers

Page: 354

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This completely revised Second Edition of "Computer Graphics" includes valuable information on major organizational changes within the last few years. This edition brings to the fore the basic mathematical tools of computer graphics, including vectors, matrices, and transformations. Additionally, it provides a strong, comprehensive base in exploring math, computer science, physics, engineering, and in special subjects such as algebraic and computational geometry, geometric modeling, and CAD/CAM. A highly diversified book that can be utilized as a primary textbook, supplemental teaching resource, individual tutorial, or key reference text. Includes new chapters on symmetry, limit and continuity, constructive solid geometry, and the Bezier curve. Provides many new figures and exercises. Contains an annotated suggested reading list with exercises and answers in each chapter. Appeals to both academics and professionals. Offers a new solutions manual for instructors.
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Basic Electronics Math

Author: Clyde Herrick

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080499805

Category: Mathematics

Page: 208

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Most students entering an electronics technician program have an understanding of mathematics. Basic Electronics Math provides is a practical application of these basics to electronic theory and circuits. The first half of Basic Electronics Math provides a refresher of mathematical concepts. These chapters can be taught separately from or in combination with the rest of the book, as needed by the students. The second half of Basic Electronics Math covers applications to electronics. Basic concepts of electronics math Numerous problems and examples Uses real-world applications
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Fundamentals of Music Processing

Audio, Analysis, Algorithms, Applications

Author: Meinard Müller

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319219456

Category: Computers

Page: 487

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This textbook provides both profound technological knowledge and a comprehensive treatment of essential topics in music processing and music information retrieval. Including numerous examples, figures, and exercises, this book is suited for students, lecturers, and researchers working in audio engineering, computer science, multimedia, and musicology. The book consists of eight chapters. The first two cover foundations of music representations and the Fourier transform—concepts that are then used throughout the book. In the subsequent chapters, concrete music processing tasks serve as a starting point. Each of these chapters is organized in a similar fashion and starts with a general description of the music processing scenario at hand before integrating it into a wider context. It then discusses—in a mathematically rigorous way—important techniques and algorithms that are generally applicable to a wide range of analysis, classification, and retrieval problems. At the same time, the techniques are directly applied to a specific music processing task. By mixing theory and practice, the book’s goal is to offer detailed technological insights as well as a deep understanding of music processing applications. Each chapter ends with a section that includes links to the research literature, suggestions for further reading, a list of references, and exercises. The chapters are organized in a modular fashion, thus offering lecturers and readers many ways to choose, rearrange or supplement the material. Accordingly, selected chapters or individual sections can easily be integrated into courses on general multimedia, information science, signal processing, music informatics, or the digital humanities.
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