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by George Arfken and Hans J. Weber

ISBN13: 978-0120598762

ISBN10: 0120598760

Cover type:

Edition: 6TH 05

Copyright: 2005

Publisher: Academic Press, Inc.

Published: 2005

International: No

ISBN10: 0120598760

Cover type:

Edition: 6TH 05

Copyright: 2005

Publisher: Academic Press, Inc.

Published: 2005

International: No

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

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

George Arfken and Hans J. Weber

ISBN13: 978-0120598762ISBN10: 0120598760

Cover type:

Edition: 6TH 05

Copyright: 2005

Publisher: Academic Press, Inc.

Published: 2005

International: No

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

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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