Differential Equations DeMystified by Steven G. Krantz

Differential Equations DeMystified

bySteven G. Krantz

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Here's the perfect self-teaching guide to help anyone master differential equations--a 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.

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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.
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Title:Differential Equations DeMystifiedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:323 pages, 9.4 × 8.1 × 0.74 inPublished:September 14, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071440259

ISBN - 13:9780071440257

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: What Is a Differential Equation?

Chapter 2: Second-Order Equations

Chapter 3: Power Series Solutions and Special Functions

Chapter 4: Fourier Series: Basic Concepts

Chapter 5: Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems

Chapter 6: Laplace Transforms

Chapter 7: Numerical Methods

Chapter 8: Systems of First-Order Equations

Final Exam

Solutions to Exercises

Bibliography

Index

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From review by M. Henle, Oberlin CollegeDifferential equations is an important subject that lies at the heart of the calculus. Here one sees how the calculus applies to real-world problems. Differential Equations DeMystified, (to use the spelling on the cover) is ...a serious, straightforward work. In style and substance this book is like standard differential equations books...The emphasis is consistently...on the computations needed to find...solutions to specific equations...