Mathematics for Physicists by Huaiyu Wang

Mathematics for Physicists

byHuaiyu Wang

Kobo ebook | March 2, 2017

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This book covers the necessary aspects of mathematics for graduate students in physics and engineering. Advanced undergraduate students and researchers who intend to enter the field of theoretical physics can also pick up this book. The first eight chapters include variational method, Hilbert space and operators, ordinary linear differential equations, Bessel functions, Dirac delta function, the Green's function in mathematical physics, norm, integral equations. Beside these traditional contents, the last two chapters introduce some recent achievements of scientific research while presenting their mathematical background. Like the basis of number theory and its application in physics, material science and other scientific fields, the fundamental equations in spaces with arbitrary dimensions, not limited to Euclid space; Pseudo spherical coordinates. Plain terminologies were used to present the concept of metric, as well as new and interesting work on the Klein-Gorden equation and Maxwell equation.

Contents:

  • Variational Method
  • Hilbert Space
  • Linear Ordinary Differential Equations of Second Order
  • Bessel Equations
  • The Dirac Delta Function
  • Green's Function
  • Norm
  • Integral Equations
  • Application of Number Theory in Inverse Problems in Physics
  • Fundamental Equations in Spaces with Arbitrary Dimensions

Readership: University teaching assistants in physics courses, physics educators and curriculum officials.
Key Features:

  • Number theory and its applications in physics, not introduced by any other textbook; Non-Euclid space, the Schrodinger equation and Maxwell equations in de Sitter spacetime are solved, which are the newest results
  • A systematical introduction of Dirac delta function, not seen in any other textbook of the same kind
Title:Mathematics for PhysicistsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 2, 2017Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9813146508

ISBN - 13:9789813146501

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