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Differential Equations with Applications and Historical Notes, Third Edition

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George F. Simmons
October 11, 2016

Fads are as common in mathematics as in any other human activity, and it is always difficult to separate the enduring from the ephemeral in the achievements of one’s own time. An unfortunate effect of the predominance of fads is that if a student doesn’t learn about such worthwhile topics as the...

Sports Math: An Introductory Course in the Mathematics of Sports Science and Sports Analytics

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Roland B. Minton
October 18, 2016

Can you really keep your eye on the ball? How is massive data collection changing sports? Sports science courses are growing in popularity. The author’s course at Roanoke College is a mix of physics, physiology, mathematics, and statistics. Many students of both genders find it exciting to think ...

Elementary Probability with Applications, Second Edition

Larry Rabinowitz
December 09, 2016

Elementary Probability with Applications, Second Edition shows students how probability has practical uses in many different fields, such as business, politics, and sports. In the book, students learn about probability concepts from real-world examples rather than theory. The text explains how...

Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Data Analysis: Concepts and Applications, Fifth Edition

Johan Gabrielsson, Daniel Weiner
December 09, 2016

Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Data Analysis: Concepts and Applications teaches everyday biological data analysis to the undergraduate and graduate levels. Through numerous examples and over 100 tutorials, scientists learn how to use PK/PD seamlessly in a variety of practical areas, from...

Introduction to Coding Theory, Second Edition

Jurgen Bierbrauer
December 07, 2016

This book is designed to be usable as a textbook for an undergraduate course or for an advanced graduate course in coding theory as well as a reference for researchers in discrete mathematics, engineering and theoretical computer science. This second edition has three parts: an elementary...

Graph Polynomials

Yongtang Shi, Matthias Dehmer, Xueliang Li, Ivan Gutman
December 06, 2016

This book covers both theoretical and practical results for graph polynomials. Graph polynomials have been developed for measuring combinatorial graph invariants and for characterizing graphs. Various problems in pure and applied graph theory or discrete mathematics can be treated and solved...

Exploring Geometry, Second Edition

Michael Hvidsten
December 05, 2016

This text promotes student engagement with the beautiful ideas of geometry. Every major concept is introduced in its historical context and connects the idea with real-life. A system of experimentation followed by rigorous explanation and proof is central. Exploratory projects play an integral role...

A Bridge to Higher Mathematics

Valentin Deaconu, Donald C. Pfaff
December 05, 2016

A Bridge to Higher Mathematics is more than simply another book to aid the transition to advanced mathematics. The authors intend to assist students in developing a deeper understanding of mathematics and mathematical thought. The only way to understand mathematics is by doing mathematics. The...

Symmetry and Quantum Mechanics

Scott Corry
December 01, 2016

Structured as a dialogue between a mathematician and a physicist, Symmetry and Quantum Mechanics unites the mathematical topics of this field into a compelling and physically-motivated narrative that focuses on the central role of symmetry. Aimed at advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate...

Introduction to Analysis

Corey M. Dunn
December 01, 2016

This text is designed for a one semester Introduction to Analysis course. One main difference is the chapter on set, functions and proofs. This book will be attractive when a Transition to Advanced Mathematics course is not offered. The first chapter covers an introduction to proofs. The text...

Knot Projections

Noboru Ito
December 01, 2016

Knot Projections offers a comprehensive overview of the latest methods in the study of this branch of topology, based on current research inspired by Arnold’s theory of plane curves, Viro’s quantization of the Arnold invariant, and Vassiliev’s theory of knots, among others. The presentation...

Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis: A Practical Guide, Third Edition

Mohammad Modarres, Mark P. Kaminskiy, Vasiliy Krivtsov
December 01, 2016

This undergraduate and graduate textbook provides a practical and comprehensive overview of reliability and risk analysis techniques. Written for engineering students and practicing engineers, the book is multi-disciplinary in scope. The new edition has new topics in classical confidence interval...

Reliability Engineering: Probabilistic Models and Maintenance Methods, Second Edition

Joel A. Nachlas
December 01, 2016

Without proper reliability and maintenance planning, even the most efficient and seemingly cost-effective designs can incur enormous expenses due to repeated or catastrophic failure and subsequent search for the cause. Today’s engineering students face increasing pressure from employers, customers,...

Smooth Manifolds and Fibre Bundles with Applications to Theoretical Physics

Steinar Johannesen
December 01, 2016

This book provides a systematic presentation of the mathematical foundation of modern physics with applications particularly within classical mechanics and the theory of relativity. Written to be self-contained, Smooth Manifolds and Fibre Bundles with Applications to Theoretical Physics provides...

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