An Introduction to Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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Uses an analytical and techniques-oriented approach to present a concise introduction to the subject focusing on time-evolution problems. Emphasizes hyperbolic and parabolic problems and includes a range of applicationschemistry, porous media, biological problems, traffic flow, reactors, heat transfer and detonation. Packed with exercises, examples and illustrations.
|Series:||Pure and Applied Mathematics: A Wiley Series of Texts, Monographs and Tracts Series , #21|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||1.00(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)|
About the Author
J. David Logan, PhD, is Willa Cather Professor of Mathematics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He has authored several texts on elementary differential equations and beginning partial differential equations, including Applied Mathematics, Third Edition, also published by Wiley. Dr. Logan's research interests include mathematical physics, combustion and detonation, hydrogeology, and mathematical biology.
Table of Contents
Partial Differential Equations.
First Order Equations and Characteristics.
Weak Solutions to Hyperbolic Equations.
Models for Chemically Reacting Fluids.
What People are Saying About This
"This book is an ideal text for applied mathematics courses at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. It also serves as a valuable resource for researchers and professionals in the fields of mathematics, biology, engineering, and physics who would like to further their knowledge of PDEs." (Mathematical Reviews, 2009c)