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Mathematics Methods for Physicists

Mathematics Methods for Physicists - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0120598762

Cover of Mathematics Methods for Physicists 6TH 05 (ISBN 978-0120598762)
ISBN13: 978-0120598762
ISBN10: 0120598760

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Academic Press, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No

List price: $133.00

Mathematics Methods for Physicists - 6TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0120598762

George Arfken and Hans J. Weber

ISBN13: 978-0120598762
ISBN10: 0120598760

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Academic Press, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

This best-selling title provides in one handy volume the essential mathematical tools and techniques used to solve problems in physics. It is a vital addition to the bookshelf of any serious student of physics or research professional in the field. The authors have put considerable effort into revamping this new edition.

  • Updates the leading graduate-level text in mathematical physics
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of the mathematics necessary for advanced study in physics and engineering
  • Focuses on problem-solving skills and offers a vast array of exercises
  • Clearly illustrates and proves mathematical relations
  • New in the Sixth Edition:
  • Updated content throughout, based on users' feedback
  • More advanced sections, including differential forms and the elegant forms of Maxwell's equations
  • A new chapter on probability and statistics
  • More elementary sections have been deleted

Table of Contents

1. Vector Analysis
2. Vector Analysis in Curved Coordinates and Tensors
3. Determinants and Matrices
4. Group Theory
5. Infinite Series
6. Functions of a Complex Variable I Analytic Properties, Mapping
7. Functions of a Complex Variable II
8. The Gamma Function (Factorial Function)
9. Differential Equations
10. Strum-Liouville Theory-Orthogonal Functions
11. Bessel Functions
12. Legendre Functions
13. More Special Functions
14. Fourier Series
15. Integral Transforms
16. Integral Equations
17. Calculus of Variations
18. Nonlinear Methods and Chaos
19. Probability

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