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A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods: For the Physical Sciences

 
 
 
 
A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods: For the Physical Sciences
Author: Roel Snieder
ISBN 13: 9780521542616
ISBN 10: 521542618
Edition: 2
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2009-04-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 524
List Price: $64.99
 
 

Provides a comprehensive tour of the mathematical methods needed by physical science students.

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Snieder's (geophysics, Colorado School of Mines) textbook is designed for students in physics or geophysics. All the material is presented in the form of problems, to demonstrate for students the application of mathematical techniques and knowledge to physical problems. Coverage includes vector calculus, linear algebra, Fourier analysis, scale analysis, Green's functions, normal modes, tensor calculus, and perturbation theory. Suitable for undergraduates or lower-level graduate students, as either a standalone text or as a source of problems and examples to supplement other textbooks. The text requires a certain basic knowledge of calculus and linear algebra. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)