Essential Mathematical Skills: For Engineering, Science and Applied Mathematics / Edition 2

Essential Mathematical Skills: For Engineering, Science and Applied Mathematics / Edition 2

by S Barry
     
 

ISBN-10: 1921410337

ISBN-13: 9781921410338

Pub. Date: 08/01/2008

Publisher: UNSW Press

This book covers the main areas of mathematics used in the first years of a typical engineering, science or applied mathematics degree. This is not a textbook. It is a concise guide to what the important skills in mathematics are: the ones that need to be remembered. This second edition also includes the essential elements of MATLAB and Maple – the two

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Overview

This book covers the main areas of mathematics used in the first years of a typical engineering, science or applied mathematics degree. This is not a textbook. It is a concise guide to what the important skills in mathematics are: the ones that need to be remembered. This second edition also includes the essential elements of MATLAB and Maple – the two most common computer tools used by students at university.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781921410338
Publisher:
UNSW Press
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1 Algebra and geometry 1

2 Functions and graphs 19

3 Transcendental functions 33

4 Differentiation 43

5 Integration 53

6 Matrices 63

7 Vectors 83

8 Asymptotics and approximations 93

9 Complex numbers 99

10 Differential equations 105

11 Multivariable calculus 115

12 Numerical skills 125

13 Matlab 133

14 Maple 157

15 Practice tests 171

16 Answers 179

17 Useful formulae 191

Index 193

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