Handbook of Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists

Andrei D. Polyanin, Alexander V. Manzhirov

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November 27, 2006 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Handbook - 1544 Pages - 226 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781584885023 - CAT# C5025

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Features

  • Presents a wealth of useful mathematical information, from elementary to advanced concepts
  • Describes formulas, methods, equations, and solutions that are frequently used in scientific and engineering applications
  • Covers classical as well as newer solution methods for various mathematical equations, such as algebraic, ordinary differential, partial differential, integral, difference, and functional
  • Contains many results in tabular form, including finite sums and series, indefinite and definite integrals, direct and inverse integral transforms, and exact solutions of differential, integral, and functional equations
  • Supplies numerous examples, graphs, figures, and diagrams to help with the understanding of the problems and methods discussed
  • Includes an extensive table of contents, special font highlighting, cross references, and a detailed index to help locate the desired information
  • Summary

    The Handbook of Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists covers the main fields of mathematics and focuses on the methods used for obtaining solutions of various classes of mathematical equations that underlie the mathematical modeling of numerous phenomena and processes in science and technology. To accommodate different mathematical backgrounds, the preeminent authors outline the material in a simplified, schematic manner, avoiding special terminology wherever possible.

    Organized in ascending order of complexity, the material is divided into two parts. The first part is a coherent survey of the most important definitions, formulas, equations, methods, and theorems. It covers arithmetic, elementary and analytic geometry, algebra, differential and integral calculus, special functions, calculus of variations, and probability theory. Numerous specific examples clarify the methods for solving problems and equations. The second part provides many in-depth mathematical tables, including those of exact solutions of various types of equations.

    This concise, comprehensive compendium of mathematical definitions, formulas, and theorems provides the foundation for exploring scientific and technological phenomena.