Guide to Essential Math

A Review for Physics, Chemistry and Engineering Students

Author: Sy M. Blinder

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0080559670

Category: Science

Page: 312

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This book reminds students in junior, senior and graduate level courses in physics, chemistry and engineering of the math they may have forgotten (or learned imperfectly) which is needed to succeed in science courses. The focus is on math actually used in physics, chemistry and engineering, and the approach to mathematics begins with 12 examples of increasing complexity, designed to hone the student's ability to think in mathematical terms and to apply quantitative methods to scientific problems. By the author's design, no problems are included in the text, to allow the students to focus on their science course assignments. - Highly accessible presentation of fundamental mathematical techniques needed in science and engineering courses - Use of proven pedagogical techniques develolped during the author’s 40 years of teaching experience - illustrations and links to reference material on World-Wide-Web - Coverage of fairly advanced topics, including vector and matrix algebra, partial differential equations, special functions and complex variables
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Mathematics Applied to Engineering

Author: Mangey Ram,J. Paulo Davim

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128104368

Category: Mathematics

Page: 226

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Mathematics Applied to Engineering presents a comprehensive range of mathematics applied in various fields of engineering. A wide array of applied mathematical techniques for an equally wide range of engineering applications are discussed in each chapter, such as those practiced in civil engineering, extensively in physics, the use of the finite element method and differential equations in mechanical engineering, applications of numerical simulation, combinatorics, genetic algorithms in computer science engineering, the use of fuzzy theory in electronics, and more. Covers many mathematical techniques for robotics, computer science, mechanical engineering, HCI and machinability Describes different algorithms, such as the genetic algorithm Explains different modeling techniques and simulations
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Scientific Computing

Vol. III - Approximation and Integration

Author: John A. Trangenstein

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319691104

Category: Mathematics

Page: 592

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This is the third of three volumes providing a comprehensive presentation of the fundamentals of scientific computing. This volume discusses topics that depend more on calculus than linear algebra, in order to prepare the reader for solving differential equations. This book and its companions show how to determine the quality of computational results, and how to measure the relative efficiency of competing methods. Readers learn how to determine the maximum attainable accuracy of algorithms, and how to select the best method for computing problems. This book also discusses programming in several languages, including C++, Fortran and MATLAB. There are 90 examples, 200 exercises, 36 algorithms, 40 interactive JavaScript programs, 91 references to software programs and 1 case study. Topics are introduced with goals, literature references and links to public software. There are descriptions of the current algorithms in GSLIB and MATLAB. This book could be used for a second course in numerical methods, for either upper level undergraduates or first year graduate students. Parts of the text could be used for specialized courses, such as nonlinear optimization or iterative linear algebra.
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Mathematical Methods for Physicists

A Comprehensive Guide

Author: George Brown Arfken,Hans-Jurgen Weber,Frank E. Harris

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123846544

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1205

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Providing coverage of the mathematics necessary for advanced study in physics and engineering, this text focuses on problem-solving skills and offers a vast array of exercises, as well as clearly illustrating and proving mathematical relations.
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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic libraries

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Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Complex Variables

With an Introduction to Conformal Mapping and Its Applications

Author: Murray R. Spiegel

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780070602304

Category: Mathematics

Page: 313

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This work is an introduction to the theory and practice of Business Statistics, a core course in business colleges, 4-year institutions, and MBA programmes. This updated edition includes more focus on Excel to reflect upon the change in the curriculum.
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Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics

Author: Grégory Antoni,M. G. Sobamowo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781681179797

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Page: 369

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There is a widely understood need for professional engineers and student' becoming engineers' to think mathematically and to use mathematics to describe and analyse different aspects of the real world they seek to engineer. Mathematics has long been known to be problematic for university engineering students and their teachers. Mathematics is the background of every engineering field. Together with physics, mathematics has helped engineering develop. Without it engineering cannot evolved so fast we can see today. Without mathematics, engineering cannot become as fascinating as it is now. Linear algebra, calculus, statistics, differential equations and numerical analysis are taught as they are important to understand many engineering subjects such as fluid mechanics, heat transfer, electric circuits and mechanics of materials to name a few. One thinks of the dynamics of structures and industrial fluid mechanics in the engineering of bridges. Mathematical modeling therefore plays a key role in the formation of engineers, and there has been much research into how engineers should be taught the essential mathematics. Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics offers a review of standard mathematics coursework while effectively integrating science and engineering throughout the text. In this book, several examples of applications of mathematics in mechanical, chemical, and electrical engineering are covered. Applications in this book are the real ones found in the engineering fields, which may not be the same as discussed in many mathematics textbooks. The contributed chapters are written by renowned authors and specialists in the subject around the globe. This book serves as valuable guide for computer science, mechatronics and electrical engineering students as well as for researchers and practitioners.
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Building Scientific Apparatus

Author: John H. Moore,Christopher C. Davis,Michael A. Coplan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139478656

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Unrivalled in its coverage and unique in its hands-on approach, this guide to the design and construction of scientific apparatus is essential reading for every scientist and student of engineering, and physical, chemical, and biological sciences. Covering the physical principles governing the operation of the mechanical, optical and electronic parts of an instrument, new sections on detectors, low-temperature measurements, high-pressure apparatus, and updated engineering specifications, as well as 400 figures and tables, have been added to this edition. Data on the properties of materials and components used by manufacturers are included. Mechanical, optical, and electronic construction techniques carried out in the lab, as well as those let out to specialized shops, are also described. Step-by-step instruction supported by many detailed figures, is given for laboratory skills such as soldering electrical components, glassblowing, brazing, and polishing.
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From Photon to Neuron

Light, Imaging, Vision

Author: Philip Nelson

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400885485

Category: Science

Page: 512

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A richly illustrated undergraduate textbook on the physics and biology of light Students in the physical and life sciences, and in engineering, need to know about the physics and biology of light. Recently, it has become increasingly clear that an understanding of the quantum nature of light is essential, both for the latest imaging technologies and to advance our knowledge of fundamental life processes, such as photosynthesis and human vision. From Photon to Neuron provides undergraduates with an accessible introduction to the physics of light and offers a unified view of a broad range of optical and biological phenomena. Along the way, this richly illustrated textbook builds the necessary background in neuroscience, photochemistry, and other disciplines, with applications to optogenetics, superresolution microscopy, the single-photon response of individual photoreceptor cells, and more. With its integrated approach, From Photon to Neuron can be used as the basis for interdisciplinary courses in physics, biophysics, sensory neuroscience, biophotonics, bioengineering, or nanotechnology. The goal is always for students to gain the fluency needed to derive every result for themselves, so the book includes a wealth of exercises, including many that guide students to create computer-based solutions. Supplementary online materials include real experimental data to use with the exercises. Assumes familiarity with first-year undergraduate physics and the corresponding math Overlaps the goals of the MCAT, which now includes data-based and statistical reasoning Advanced chapters and sections also make the book suitable for graduate courses An Instructor's Guide and illustration package is available to professors
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