Calculus Multivariable / Edition 2

Calculus Multivariable / Edition 2

by Brian E. Blank, Steven G. Krantz
     
 

Blank and Krantz's Calculus brings together time-tested methods and innovative thinking to address the needs of today's readers, who come from a wide range of backgrounds and look ahead to a variety of futures. Some study the subject because it is required, others because it will widen their career options. Mathematics majors go into law, medicine, genome research,

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Blank and Krantz's Calculus brings together time-tested methods and innovative thinking to address the needs of today's readers, who come from a wide range of backgrounds and look ahead to a variety of futures. Some study the subject because it is required, others because it will widen their career options. Mathematics majors go into law, medicine, genome research, the technology sector, and many other professions. Blank and Krantz's Calculus strives to empower these readers, enhance their critical thinking skills, and equip them with the knowledge and skills to succeed in the discipline they ultimately choose to study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470453599
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/04/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Table of Contents

Preface.

Supplementary Resources.

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

C H A P T E R 9 Vectors.

Preview.

1 Vectors in the Plane.

2 Vectors in Three-Dimensional Space.

3 The Dot Product and Applications.

4 The Cross Product and Triple Product.

5 Lines and Planes in Space.

Summary of Key Topics.

Review Exercises.

Genesis & Development 9.

C H A P T E R 1 0 Vector-Valued Functions.

Preview.

1 Vector-Valued Functions—Limits, Derivatives, and Continuity.

2 Velocity and Acceleration.

3 Tangent Vectors and Arc Length.

4 Curvature.

5 Applications of Vector-Valued Functions to Motion.

Summary of Key Topics.

Review Exercises.

Genesis & Development 10.

C H A P T E R 1 1 Functions of Several Variables.

Preview.

1 Functions of Several Variables.

2 Cylinders and Quadric Surfaces.

3 Limits and Continuity.

4 Partial Derivatives.

5 Differentiability and the Chain Rule.

6 Gradients and Directional Derivatives.

7 Tangent Planes.

8 Maximum-Minimum Problems.

9 Lagrange Multipliers.

Summary of Key Topics.

Review Exercises.

Genesis & Development 11.

C H A P T E R 1 2 Multiple Integrals.

Preview.

1 Double Integrals Over Rectangular Regions.

2 Integration Over More General Regions.

3 Calculation of Volumes of Solids.

4 Polar Coordinates.

5 Integrating in Polar Coordinates.

6 Triple Integrals.

7 Physical Applications.

8 Other Coordinate Systems.

Summary of Key Topics.

Review Exercises.

Genesis & Development 12.

C H A P T E R 1 3 Vector Calculus.

Preview.

1 Vector Fields.

2 Line Integrals.

3 Conservative Vector Fields and Path Independence.

4 Divergence, Gradient, and Curl.

5 Green’s Theorem.

6 Surface Integrals.

7 Stokes’s Theorem.

8 The Divergence Theorem.

Summary of Key Topics.

Review Exercises.

Genesis & Development 13.

Table of Integrals.

Formulas from Calculus: Single Variable.

Answers to Selected Exercises.

Index.

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