Advanced Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers I

Asymptotic Methods and Perturbation Theory

Author: Carl M. Bender,Steven A. Orszag

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475730691

Category: Mathematics

Page: 593

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A clear, practical and self-contained presentation of the methods of asymptotics and perturbation theory for obtaining approximate analytical solutions to differential and difference equations. Aimed at teaching the most useful insights in approaching new problems, the text avoids special methods and tricks that only work for particular problems. Intended for graduates and advanced undergraduates, it assumes only a limited familiarity with differential equations and complex variables. The presentation begins with a review of differential and difference equations, then develops local asymptotic methods for such equations, and explains perturbation and summation theory before concluding with an exposition of global asymptotic methods. Emphasizing applications, the discussion stresses care rather than rigor and relies on many well-chosen examples to teach readers how an applied mathematician tackles problems. There are 190 computer-generated plots and tables comparing approximate and exact solutions, over 600 problems of varying levels of difficulty, and an appendix summarizing the properties of special functions.
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Algorithms and Complexity in Mathematics, Epistemology, and Science

Proceedings of 2015 and 2016 ACMES Conferences

Author: Nicolas Fillion,Robert M. Corless,Ilias S. Kotsireas

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493990519

Category: Mathematics

Page: 294

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ACMES (Algorithms and Complexity in Mathematics, Epistemology, and Science) is a multidisciplinary conference series that focuses on epistemological and mathematical issues relating to computation in modern science. This volume includes a selection of papers presented at the 2015 and 2016 conferences held at Western University that provide an interdisciplinary outlook on modern applied mathematics that draws from theory and practice, and situates it in proper context. These papers come from leading mathematicians, computational scientists, and philosophers of science, and cover a broad collection of mathematical and philosophical topics, including numerical analysis and its underlying philosophy, computer algebra, reliability and uncertainty quantification, computation and complexity theory, combinatorics, error analysis, perturbation theory, experimental mathematics, scientific epistemology, and foundations of mathematics. By bringing together contributions from researchers who approach the mathematical sciences from different perspectives, the volume will further readers' understanding of the multifaceted role of mathematics in modern science, informed by the state of the art in mathematics, scientific computing, and current modeling techniques.
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Applied Mathematical Methods in Theoretical Physics

Author: Michio Masujima

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527604901

Category: Science

Page: 11

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All there is to know about functional analysis, integral equations and calculus of variations in a single volume. This advanced textbook is divided into two parts: The first on integral equations and the second on the calculus of variations. It begins with a short introduction to functional analysis, including a short review of complex analysis, before continuing a systematic discussion of different types of equations, such as Volterra integral equations, singular integral equations of Cauchy type, integral equations of the Fredholm type, with a special emphasis on Wiener-Hopf integral equations and Wiener-Hopf sum equations. After a few remarks on the historical development, the second part starts with an introduction to the calculus of variations and the relationship between integral equations and applications of the calculus of variations. It further covers applications of the calculus of variations developed in the second half of the 20th century in the fields of quantum mechanics, quantum statistical mechanics and quantum field theory. Throughout the book, the author presents over 150 problems and exercises - many from such branches of physics as quantum mechanics, quantum statistical mechanics, and quantum field theory - together with outlines of the solutions in each case. Detailed solutions are given, supplementing the materials discussed in the main text, allowing problems to be solved making direct use of the method illustrated. The original references are given for difficult problems. The result is complete coverage of the mathematical tools and techniques used by physicists and applied mathematicians Intended for senior undergraduates and first-year graduates in science and engineering, this is equally useful as a reference and self-study guide.
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Energy Methods in Dynamics

Author: Khanh Chau Le,Lu Trong Khiem Nguyen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319054198

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 413

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Energy Methods in Dynamics is a textbook based on the lectures given by the first author at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. Its aim is to help students acquire both a good grasp of the first principles from which the governing equations can be derived, and the adequate mathematical methods for their solving. Its distinctive features, as seen from the title, lie in the systematic and intensive use of Hamilton's variational principle and its generalizations for deriving the governing equations of conservative and dissipative mechanical systems, and also in providing the direct variational-asymptotic analysis, whenever available, of the energy and dissipation for the solution of these equations. It demonstrates that many well-known methods in dynamics like those of Lindstedt-Poincare, Bogoliubov-Mitropolsky, Kolmogorov-Arnold-Moser (KAM), Wentzel–Kramers–Brillouin (WKB), and Whitham are derivable from this variational-asymptotic analysis. This second edition includes the solutions to all exercises as well as some new materials concerning amplitude and slope modulations of nonlinear dispersive waves.
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Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers

Linear and Nonlinear Systems

Author: Peter B. Kahn

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486435164

Category: Mathematics

Page: 469

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Appropriate for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of scientific and engineering fields, this text introduces linear and nonlinear problems and their associated models. The first part covers linear systems, emphasizing perturbation or approximation techniques and asymptotic methods. The second part comprises nonlinear problems, including weakly nonlinear oscillatory systems and nonlinear difference equations. The two parts, both of which include exercises, merge smoothly, and many of the nonlinear techniques arise from the study of the linear systems. 1990 edition. 70 figures. 4 tables. Appendix. Index.
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Advanced Materials, Structures and Mechanical Engineering

Author: H.M. Song,J.W. Hu,H.K. Son

Publisher: Trans Tech Publications Ltd

ISBN: 3038266388

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1224

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Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2014 International Conference on Advanced Materials, Structures and Mechanical Engineering (ICAMSME 2014), May 3-4, 2014, Incheon, South-Korea. The 213 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Applied Mechanics and Manufacturing Processes Engineering, Chapter 2: Material Science and Technology, Chapter 3: Civil and Structural Engineering, Chapter 4: Other Related Topics.
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Analyzing Multiscale Phenomena Using Singular Perturbation Methods

American Mathematical Society Short Course, January 5-6, 1998, Baltimore, Maryland

Author: Jane Cronin,Robert E. O'Malley,American Mathematical Society

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 9780821867617

Category: Mathematics

Page: 187

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To understand multiscale phenomena, it is essential to employ asymptotic methods to construct approximate solutions and to design effective computational algorithms. This volume consists of articles based on the AMS Short Course in Singular Perturbations held at the annual Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore (MD). Leading experts discussed the following topics which they expand upon in the book: boundary layer theory, matched expansions, multiple scales, geometric theory, computational techniques, and applications in physiology and dynamic metastability. Readers will find that this text offers an up-to-date survey of this important field with numerous references to the current literature, both pure and applied.
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Applied Mathematics

Author: J. David Logan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118501705

Category: Mathematics

Page: 680

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Praise for the Third Edition “Future mathematicians, scientists, and engineers should find the book to be an excellent introductory text for coursework or self-study as well as worth its shelf space for reference.” —MAA Reviews Applied Mathematics, Fourth Edition is a thoroughly updated and revised edition on the applications of modeling and analyzing natural, social, and technological processes. The book covers a wide range of key topics in mathematical methods and modeling and highlights the connections between mathematics and the applied and natural sciences. The Fourth Edition covers both standard and modern topics, including scaling and dimensional analysis; regular and singular perturbation; calculus of variations; Green’s functions and integral equations; nonlinear wave propagation; and stability and bifurcation. The book provides extended coverage of mathematical biology, including biochemical kinetics, epidemiology, viral dynamics, and parasitic disease. In addition, the new edition features: Expanded coverage on orthogonality, boundary value problems, and distributions, all of which are motivated by solvability and eigenvalue problems in elementary linear algebra Additional MATLAB® applications for computer algebra system calculations Over 300 exercises and 100 illustrations that demonstrate important concepts New examples of dimensional analysis and scaling along with new tables of dimensions and units for easy reference Review material, theory, and examples of ordinary differential equations New material on applications to quantum mechanics, chemical kinetics, and modeling diseases and viruses Written at an accessible level for readers in a wide range of scientific fields, Applied Mathematics, Fourth Edition is an ideal text for introducing modern and advanced techniques of applied mathematics to upper-undergraduate and graduate-level students in mathematics, science, and engineering. The book is also a valuable reference for engineers and scientists in government and industry.
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Introduction to Perturbation Methods

Author: Mark H. Holmes

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387942032

Category: Mathematics

Page: 356

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This introductory graduate text is based on a graduate course the author has taught repeatedly over the last ten years to students in applied mathematics, engineering sciences, and physics. Each chapter begins with an introductory development involving ordinary differential equations, and goes on to cover such traditional topics as boundary layers and multiple scales. However, it also contains material arising from current research interest, including homogenisation, slender body theory, symbolic computing, and discrete equations. Many of the excellent exercises are derived from problems of up-to-date research and are drawn from a wide range of application areas.
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