Mathematical Models in Applied Mechanics (Reissue)

Paperback | September 28, 2005

byA.B. Tayler

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This textbook demonstrates the power of mathematics in solving practical, scientific, and technical problems through mathematical modelling techniques. It has been designed specifically for final year undergraduate and graduate students, and springs from the author's extensive teachingexperience. The text is combined with twenty-one carefully ordered problems taken from real situations, and students are encouraged to develop the skill of constructing their own models of new situations.

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This textbook demonstrates the power of mathematics in solving practical, scientific, and technical problems through mathematical modelling techniques. It has been designed specifically for final year undergraduate and graduate students, and springs from the author's extensive teachingexperience. The text is combined with twenty-one c...

A.B. Tayler, formerly Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Oxford
Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.61 inPublished:September 28, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198515596

ISBN - 13:9780198515593

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Table of Contents

1. Problem formulation2. Wave motion3. Elliptic problems4. Diffusion5. Asymptotic methods for non-linear problemsBibliographyIndex

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`'Contains some wonderful examples of the most applied mathematics ... an excellent source of examples for any course in modelling.''The Mathematical Intelligencer