A Physicist's Guide to Mathematica by Patrick T. TamA Physicist's Guide to Mathematica by Patrick T. Tam

A Physicist's Guide to Mathematica

byPatrick T. TamEditorPatrick T. Tam

Paperback | December 15, 2008

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For the engineering and scientific professional,A Physicist's Guide to Mathematica, Second Editionprovides an updated reference guide based on the 2007 new 6.0 release, providing an organized and integrated desk reference with step-by-step instructions for the most commonly used features of the software as it applies to research in physics.

For professors teaching physics and other science courses using the Mathematica software,A Physicist's Guide to Mathematica, Second Editionis the only fully compatible (new software release) Mathematica text that engages students by providing complete topic coverage, new applications, exercises and examples that enable the user to solve a wide range of physics problems.

  • Does not require prior knowledge of Mathematica or computer programming
  • Can be used as either a primary or supplemental text for upper-division physics majors
  • Provides over 450 end-of-section exercises and end-of-chapter problems
  • Serves as a reference suitable for chemists, physical scientists, and engineers
  • Compatible with Mathematica Version 6, a recent major release
gregory.ginsberg.uphs.upenn.edu; Patrick T. Tam [ptt1@humboldt.edu
Title:A Physicist's Guide to MathematicaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:641 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0126831920

ISBN - 13:9780126831924

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Table of Contents

Part I: Mathematica with Physics
Chapter 1: The First Encounter
Chapter 2: Interactive Use of Mathematica,
Chapter 3: Programming in Mathematica
Part II: Physics with Mathematica
Chapter 4: Mechanics
Chapter 5: Electricity and Magnetism
Chapter 6: Quantum Physics
Appendix A The Last Ten Minutes
Appendix B Operator Input Forms
Appendix C Solutions to Exercises
Appendix D Solutions to Problems