# Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering: A Comprehensive Guide / Edition 3

All physical scientists and engineers need mathematical tools in their everyday work. This book takes the student from the level of starting college or university to the end of the most mathematical of science courses. It also provides a valuable reference for active researchers in physics, engineering, chemistry, applied mathematics and earth science.Throughout the… See more details below

## Overview

All physical scientists and engineers need mathematical tools in their everyday work. This book takes the student from the level of starting college or university to the end of the most mathematical of science courses. It also provides a valuable reference for active researchers in physics, engineering, chemistry, applied mathematics and earth science.Throughout the text, the ph ysical relevance of the mathematics is constantly reinforced, and numerous physical worked examples are included. In this way, it provides scientists who need to use the tools of mathematics for practical purposes with a single, comprehensive textbook.

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521861533
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1365
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 2.36(d)

## Related Subjects

 1 Preliminary algebra 1 2 Preliminary calculus 41 3 Complex numbers and hyperbolic functions 83 4 Series and limits 115 5 Partial differentiation 151 6 Multiple integrals 187 7 Vector algebra 212 8 Matrices and vector spaces 241 9 Normal modes 316 10 Vector calculus 334 11 Line, surface and volume integrals 377 12 Fourier series 415 13 Integral transforms 433 14 First-order ordinary differential equations 468 15 Higher-order ordinary differential equations 490 16 Series solutions of ordinary differential equations 531 17 Eigenfunction methods for differential equations 554 18 Special functions 577 19 Quantum operators 648 20 Partial differential equations : general and particular solutions 675 21 Partial differential equations : separation of variables and other methods 713 22 Calculus of variations 775 23 Integral equations 803 24 Complex variables 824 25 Applications of complex variables 871 26 Tensors 927 27 Numerical methods 984 28 Group theory 1041 29 Representation theory 1076 30 Probability 1119 31 Statistics 1221