Foundations of Science Mathematics

Paperback | May 1, 1999

byDeviderjit Singh Sivia, S. G. Rawlings

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Mathematics plays a key part in every quantitative and theoretical study, and is taught to all science and engineering students to varying degrees at college. This book spans a large range of topics, from basic arithmetic and algebra to calculus and Fourier transforms and bridges the gapbetween school and university. Its informal and readable tutorial style should make it accessible to the novice, while its very concise nature will ensure that it's a useful reference for the experienced professional. Although the emphasis may not be on the formal proof of every statement, theconveying of a meaningful understanding of where the results come from is central to aims of this text: it is intended to be much more than just a formula-book.

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Mathematics plays a key part in every quantitative and theoretical study, and is taught to all science and engineering students to varying degrees at college. This book spans a large range of topics, from basic arithmetic and algebra to calculus and Fourier transforms and bridges the gapbetween school and university. Its informal and...

Deviderjit Singh Sivia is at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire. S. G. Rawlings is at University of Oxford.
Format:PaperbackPublished:May 1, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198504284

ISBN - 13:9780198504283

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Table of Contents

Basic algebra and arithmeticCurves and graphsTrigonometryDifferentiationIntegrationTaylor seriesComplex numbersVectorsMatricesPartial differentiationLine integralsMultiple integralsOrdinary differential equationsPartial differential equationsFourier series and transformsAppendixBibliographyIndex