Differential Equations Demystified: A Self-Teachng Guide / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Here's the perfect self-teaching guide to help anyone master differential equationsa common stumbling block for students looking to progress to advanced topics in both science and math. Covers First Order Equations, Second Order Equations and Higher, Properties, Solutions, Series Solutions, Fourier Series and Orthogonal Systems, Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, Numerical Techniques, and more.
About the Author
Steven Krantz, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Mathematics Department at Washington University in St. Louis. An award-winning teacher and author, Dr. Krantz has written more than 45 books on mathematics, including Calculus Demystified, another popular title in this series. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
Table of Contents
PrefaceChapter 1: What Is a Differential Equation?Chapter 2: Second-Order EquationsChapter 3: Power Series Solutions and Special FunctionsChapter 4: Fourier Series: Basic ConceptsChapter 5: Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value ProblemsChapter 6: Laplace TransformsChapter 7: Numerical MethodsChapter 8: Systems of First-Order Equations
Solutions to Exercises