Mathematics: A Simple Tool for Geologists / Edition 1

Mathematics: A Simple Tool for Geologists / Edition 1

by David Waltham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0412492105

ISBN-13: 9780412492105

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Chapman & Hall

This is a short introductory maths text covering the essential concepts and techniques which first and second year geology undergraduates must learn. It starts with a revision of basic algebra and ends with a chapter each on simple differentiation and integration, and includes a chapter on introductory statistics. It adopts a gentle pace and uses geological examples

Overview

This is a short introductory maths text covering the essential concepts and techniques which first and second year geology undergraduates must learn. It starts with a revision of basic algebra and ends with a chapter each on simple differentiation and integration, and includes a chapter on introductory statistics. It adopts a gentle pace and uses geological examples throughout. There are lots of worked examples and end-of-chapter questions, with answers.

This book should be of interest to undergraduates in geology and earth science

some environmental science programmes

and courses on techniques in geology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412492105
Publisher:
Chapman & Hall
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Pages:
189
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Mathematics as a tool for solving geological problems. Common relationships between geological variables. Equations and how to manipulate them. More advanced manipulation of equations. Trigonometry. More about graphs. Statistics. Differential calculus. Integration.

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