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Mathematical Physics

An Introduction

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August 2018
9781683922056
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    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    15th August
  • ISBN 9781683922056
  • Language English
  • Pages 540 pp.
  • Size 7" x 9"
  • Images figures & examples
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$59.95
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July 2018
9781683922063
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    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    20th July
  • ISBN 9781683922063
  • Language English
  • Pages 540 pp.
  • Size 7" x 9"
  • Images figures & examples
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July 2018
9781683923305
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  • Publisher
    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    20th July
  • ISBN 9781683923305
  • Language English
  • Pages 540 pp.
  • Size 7" x 9"
  • Images figures & examples
$124.95

This book is designed as an introduction to the mathematical concepts used to describe fundamental physics principles. Numerous examples and applications enable the reader to master complex mathematical concepts needed to define topics such as relativity, mechanics, and electromagnetics.

Features:

• Covers all of the mathematical concepts needed to study physics

• Includes applications in every chapter

• Instructor ancillaries for use as a textbook

1. Derivatives and Integrals.
2. Elementary Functions.
3. Functions, limits and series.
4. Vectors.
5. Matrices.
6. Differential Equations (1).
7. Complex Numbers.
8. Differential Equations (2).
9. Multiple Integrals.
10. Partial derivatives.
11. Partial Differential Equations.
12. Fourier Series.
13. Introduction to Vector Calculus.
App A. Prerequisites.
App B. The Greek Alphabet.
Index.

Derek Raine

Derek Raine is Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Science in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leicester. His research has ranged over relativity, quantum field theory, astrophysics, and more recently, biophysics and complex systems. Contributing authors include the following: G. A. Wynn, S. Vaughan, M. Roy, R. O. Davies, and E. J. Bunce.