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A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences

Edition: 
2
Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Number of Pages: 
507
Price: 
60.00
ISBN: 
0-521-83492-9
Date Received: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2005
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No
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No
Reviewer Email Address: 
Roel Snieder
Publication Date: 
2004
Format: 
Hardcover
Audience: 
Category: 
General
1. Introduction; 2. Dimensional analysis; 3. Power series; 4. Spherical and cylindrical coordinates; 5. The gradient; 6. The divergence of a vector field; 7. The curl of a vector field; 8. The theorem of Gauss; 9. The theorem of Stokes; 10. The Laplacian; 11. Conservation laws; 12. Scale analysis; 13. Linear algebra; 14. The Dirac delta function; 15. Fourier analysis; 16. Analytic functions; 17. Complex integration; 18. Green's functions: principles; 19. Green's functions: examples; 20. Normal modes; 21. Potential theory; 22. Cartesian tensors; 23. Perturbation theory; 24. Asymptotic evaluation of integrals; 25. Variational calculus; 26. Epilogue, on power and knowledge; References.
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