Special Functions: An Introduction to the Classical Functions of Mathematical Physics / Edition 1

Special Functions: An Introduction to the Classical Functions of Mathematical Physics / Edition 1

by Nico M. Temme, N. M. Temme
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471113131

ISBN-13: 9780471113133

Pub. Date: 02/22/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This book gives an introduction to the classical, well-known special functions which play a role in mathematical physics, especially in boundary value problems. Calculus and complex function theory form the basis of the book and numerous formulas are given. Particular attention is given to asymptomatic and numerical aspects of special functions, with numerous

Overview

This book gives an introduction to the classical, well-known special functions which play a role in mathematical physics, especially in boundary value problems. Calculus and complex function theory form the basis of the book and numerous formulas are given. Particular attention is given to asymptomatic and numerical aspects of special functions, with numerous references to recent literature provided.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471113133
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/22/1996
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Bernoulli, Euler and Stirling Numbers.

Useful Methods and Techniques.

The Gamma Function.

Differential Equations.

Hypergeometric Functions.

Orthogonal Polynomials.

Confluent Hypergeometric Functions.

Legendre Functions.

Bessel Functions.

Separating the Wave Equation.

Special Statistical Distribution Functions.

Elliptic Integrals and Elliptic Functions.

Numerical Aspects of Special Functions.

Bibliography.

Notations and Symbols.

Index.

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