Mathematics for Physics: A Guided Tour for Graduate Students

Mathematics for Physics: A Guided Tour for Graduate Students

by Michael Stone, Paul Goldbart
     
 

Engagingly-written account of mathematical tools and ideas, providing a graduate-level introduction to the mathematics used in research in physics.See more details below

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Engagingly-written account of mathematical tools and ideas, providing a graduate-level introduction to the mathematics used in research in physics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521854030
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
820
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Calculus of variations; 2. Function spaces; 3. Linear ordinary differential equations; 4. Linear differential operators; 5. Green functions; 6. Partial differential equations; 7. The mathematics of real waves; 8. Special functions; 9. Integral equations; 10. Vectors and tensors; 11. Differential calculus on manifolds; 12. Integration on manifolds; 13. An introduction to differential topology; 14. Group and group representations; 15. Lie groups; 16. The geometry of fibre bundles; 17. Complex analysis I; 18. Applications of complex variables; 19. Special functions and complex variables; Appendixes; Reference; Index.

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