Differential Equations With Mathematica by Martha L. Abell

Differential Equations With Mathematica

byMartha L. Abell, James P. Braselton

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Differential Equations with Mathematica, Fourth Editionis a supplementing reference which uses the fundamental concepts of the popular platform to solve (analytically, numerically, and/or graphically) differential equations of interest to students, instructors, and scientists.

Mathematica's diversity makes it particularly well suited to performing calculations encountered when solving many ordinary and partial differential equations. In some cases, Mathematica's built-in functions can immediately solve a differential equation by providing an explicit, implicit, or numerical solution. In other cases, mathematica can be used to perform the calculations encountered when solving a differential equation.

Because one goal of elementary differential equations courses is to introduce students to basic methods and algorithms so that they gain proficiency in them, nearly every topic covered this book introduces basic commands, also including typical examples of their application. A study of differential equations relies on concepts from calculus and linear algebra, so this text also includes discussions of relevant commands useful in those areas. In many cases, seeing a solution graphically is most meaningful, so the book relies heavily on Mathematica's outstanding graphics capabilities.

  • Demonstrates how to take advantage of the advanced features of Mathematica 10
  • Introduces the fundamental theory of ordinary and partial differential equations using Mathematica to solve typical problems of interest to students, instructors, scientists, and practitioners in many fields
  • Showcases practical applications and case studies drawn from biology, physics, and engineering

About The Author

Martha L. Abell and James P. Braselton are graduates of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Ohio State University, respectively, and teach at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro where they have extensive experience in Mathematica-assisted instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, they have give...
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Title:Differential Equations With MathematicaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:880 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 13, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128047763

ISBN - 13:9780128047767

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Table of Contents

  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Differential Equations
  3. First-Order Ordinary Differential Equations
  4. Applications of First-Order Ordinary Differential Equations
  5. Higher-Order Differential Equations
  6. Applications of Higher-Order Differential Equations
  7. Systems of Ordinary Differential Equations
  8. Applications of Systems of Ordinary Differential Equations
  9. Laplace Transform Methods
  10. Eigenvalue Problems and Fourier Series
  11. Partial Differential Equations
  12. Appendix: Getting Started
  13. The Mathematica Menu
  14. Bibliography
  15. Index