Engineering Mathematics / Edition 5

Engineering Mathematics / Edition 5

by John Bird
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750685557

ISBN-13: 9780750685559

Pub. Date: 10/04/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A practical introduction to the core mathematics required for engineering study and practice

Now in its seventh edition, Engineering Mathematics is an established textbook that has helped thousands of students to succeed in their exams.

John Bird's approach is based on worked examples and interactive problems. This makes it ideal for students from a wide

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A practical introduction to the core mathematics required for engineering study and practice

Now in its seventh edition, Engineering Mathematics is an established textbook that has helped thousands of students to succeed in their exams.

John Bird's approach is based on worked examples and interactive problems. This makes it ideal for students from a wide range of academic backgrounds as the student can work through the material at their own pace. Mathematical theories are explained in a straightforward manner, being supported by practical engineering examples and applications in order to ensure that readers can relate theory to practice. The extensive and thorough topic coverage makes this an ideal text for a range of Level 2 and 3 engineering courses.

This title is supported by a companion website with resources for both students and lecturers, including lists of essential formulae, multiple choice tests, full solutions for all 1,800 further questions contained within the practice exercises, and biographical information on the 24 famous mathematicians and engineers referenced throughout the book.

The companion website for this title can be accessed from www.routledge.com/cw/bird

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750685559
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/04/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Mathematics for Engineering1
1Indices, standard form and binary numbers3
2Errors, calculations and evaluation of formulae14
3Algebra23
4Simple equations40
5Simultaneous equations48
6Transposition of formulae58
7Quadratic equations65
8Logarithms and exponential functions74
9Areas and volumes86
10An introduction to trigonometry109
11The solution of triangles and their areas119
12Cartesian and polar coordinates129
13Straight line graphs133
14Reduction of non-linear laws to linear form144
15Graphs with logarithmic scales151
16Graphical solution of equations158
17Graphs of exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and polar curves166
18Irregular areas and mean values of waveforms177
19Introduction to differentiation184
Pt. 2Further Mathematics for Engineering203
20Methods of differentiation205
21Differentiation of parametric equations215
22Applications of differentiation220
23Introduction to integration234
24Areas under and between curves242
25Mean and root mean square values251
26Volumes of solids of revolution255
27Centroids of simple shapes260
28Numerical integration269
29Solving equations by iterative methods277
30Arithmetic and geometric progressions282
31The binomial theorem289
Pt. 3Additional Mathematics for Engineering299
32Solution of first order differential equations by separation of variables301
33Introduction to second order differential equations311
34A numerical solution of differential equations316
35Vectors and phasors321
36Scalar and vector products332
37Trigonometric ratios, graphs, identities and equations339
38Compound angles359
39Angular properties of circles371
Pt. 4Extended Mathematics for Engineering379
40Functions and their curves381
41Integration using substitutions399
42Integration by parts417
43An introduction to complex numbers422
44The theory of matrices and determinants436
45The solution of simultaneous equations by matrices and determinants445
Answers to multi-choice questions454
Index455

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