Calculus: Introductory Theory and Applications in Physical and Life Science

Calculus: Introductory Theory and Applications in Physical and Life Science

by R. M. Johnson
ISBN-10:
1898563063
ISBN-13:
9781898563068
Pub. Date:
01/28/1995
Publisher:
Elsevier Science

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Calculus: Introductory Theory and Applications in Physical and Life Science

This lucid and balanced introduction for first year engineers and applied mathematicians conveys the clear understanding of the fundamentals and applications of calculus, as a prelude to studying more advanced functions. Short and fundamental diagnostic exercises at the end of each chapter test comprehension before moving to new material.

  • Provides a clear understanding of the fundamentals and applications of calculus, as a prelude to studying more advanced functions
  • Includes short, useful diagnostic exercises at the end of each chapter

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781898563068
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 01/28/1995
Series: Albion Study Guides Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.78(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Prerequisites from algebra, geometry and trigonometry; Limits and differentiation; Differentiation of products and quotients; Higher-order derivatives; Integration; Definite integrals; Stationary points and points of inflexion; Applications of the function of a function rule; The exponential, logarithmic and hyperbolic functions; Inverse trigonometric and hyperbolic functions; Methods of integration; Further applications of integration; Approximate integration; Infinite series; Differential equations; References; Tables and index.

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