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Foundation Mathematics for the Physical Sciences

Foundation Mathematics for the Physical Sciences

  • Author: K. F. Riley,M. P. Hobson
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1139492195
  • Category: Science
  • Page: N.A
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This tutorial-style textbook develops the basic mathematical tools needed by first and second year undergraduates to solve problems in the physical sciences. Students gain hands-on experience through hundreds of worked examples, self-test questions and homework problems. Each chapter includes a summary of the main results, definitions and formulae. Over 270 worked examples show how to put the tools into practice. Around 170 self-test questions in the footnotes and 300 end-of-section exercises give students an instant check of their understanding. More than 450 end-of-chapter problems allow students to put what they have just learned into practice. Hints and outline answers to the odd-numbered problems are given at the end of each chapter. Complete solutions to these problems can be found in the accompanying Student Solutions Manual. Fully-worked solutions to all problems, password-protected for instructors, are available at www.cambridge.org/foundation.

Student Solution Manual for Foundation Mathematics for the Physical Sciences

Student Solution Manual for Foundation Mathematics for the Physical Sciences

  • Author: K. F. Riley,M. P. Hobson
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1139491970
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 222
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This Student Solution Manual provides complete solutions to all the odd-numbered problems in Foundation Mathematics for the Physical Sciences. It takes students through each problem step-by-step, so they can clearly see how the solution is reached, and understand any mistakes in their own working. Students will learn by example how to arrive at the correct answer and improve their problem-solving skills.

Mathematics for the Physical Sciences

Mathematics for the Physical Sciences

  • Author: Herbert S Wilf
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486153347
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 304
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Topics include vector spaces and matrices; orthogonal functions; polynomial equations; asymptotic expansions; ordinary differential equations; conformal mapping; and extremum problems. Includes exercises and solutions. 1962 edition.

Student Solution Manual for Essential Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences

Student Solution Manual for Essential Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences

  • Author: K. F. Riley,M. P. Hobson
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1139491962
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 250
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This Student Solution Manual provides complete solutions to all the odd-numbered problems in Essential Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences. It takes students through each problem step-by-step, so they can clearly see how the solution is reached, and understand any mistakes in their own working. Students will learn by example how to select an appropriate method, improving their problem-solving skills.

A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences

A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences

  • Author: Roel Snieder,Kasper van Wijk,Matthew M. Haney
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1107084962
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 584
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This completely revised edition provides a tour of the mathematical knowledge and techniques needed by students across the physical sciences. There are new chapters on probability and statistics and on inverse problems. It serves as a stand-alone text or as a source of exercises and examples to complement other textbooks.

Physics Problems for Aspiring Physical Scientists and Engineers

Physics Problems for Aspiring Physical Scientists and Engineers

With Hints and Full Solutions

  • Author: Ken Riley
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1108476694
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 346
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Containing over 200 physics problems, with hints and full solutions, this book develops the skill of finding solutions to scientific problems.

A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods

A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods

For the Physical Sciences

  • Author: Roel Snieder,ROEL AUTOR SNIEDER
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521787512
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 429
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Mathematical methods are essential tools for all physical scientists. This novel textbook provides a comprehensive guided tour of the mathematical knowledge and techniques needed by students. In contrast to more traditional textbooks, all the material is presented in the form of problems in which mathematical theory and its physical applications are very well integrated. Topics include vector calculus, linear algebra, Fourier analysis, scale analysis, Green's functions, normal modes, tensor calculus, and perturbation theory. This volume can be used by undergraduates or by lower-level graduate students in the physical sciences. It can serve as a stand-alone text, or as a source of problems and examples to complement other textbooks.

Remembering Brown at Fifty

Remembering Brown at Fifty

The University of Illinois Commemorates Brown V. Board of Education

  • Author: Orville Vernon Burton,David O'Brien
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • ISBN: 0252076656
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 435
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Original interpretations of Brown v. Board of Education's impact, fifty years later

Undergraduate Education in the Physical Sciences and Mathematics for Students in Agriculture and Natural Resources

Undergraduate Education in the Physical Sciences and Mathematics for Students in Agriculture and Natural Resources

Proceedings of a Conference

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: National Academies
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 47
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MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES, 3RD ED

MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES, 3RD ED

  • Author: Boas
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9788126508105
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 864
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Market_Desc: · Physicists and Engineers· Students in Physics and Engineering Special Features: · Covers everything from Linear Algebra, Calculus, Analysis, Probability and Statistics, to ODE, PDE, Transforms and more· Emphasizes intuition and computational abilities· Expands the material on DE and multiple integrals· Focuses on the applied side, exploring material that is relevant to physics and engineering· Explains each concept in clear, easy-to-understand steps About The Book: The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the areas of mathematical physics. It combines all the essential math concepts into one compact, clearly written reference. This book helps readers gain a solid foundation in the many areas of mathematical methods in order to achieve a basic competence in advanced physics, chemistry, and engineering.

The Language of Physics

The Language of Physics

A Foundation for University Study

  • Author: John P. Cullerne,Anton Machacek
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191559938
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 256
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This book introduces physics to a first year undergraduate in the language of mathematics. As such it aims to give a mathematical foundation to the physics taught pre-university, as well as extending it to the skills and disciplines approached during a first degree course in physical science or engineering. It bridges two gaps in modern education - between the level of difficulty in pre-university study and undergraduate study, and between mathematics and physics. Many of the concepts are revised or introduced in the course of 'workshop' questions which are an integral part of the text. Fully explained solutions to these workshops are given as a substantial appendix to the book. The student will be enabled to study classical mechanics in terms of vector calculus, fields in terms of line and surface integrals, oscillations and waves in terms of complex exponentials and so on. As far as we are aware, this book is unique in its aim, its content, and its approach.

Evaluation of NSF's Program of Grants for Vertical Integration of Research and Education in the Mathematical Sciences (VIGRE)

Evaluation of NSF's Program of Grants for Vertical Integration of Research and Education in the Mathematical Sciences (VIGRE)

  • Author: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications,Committee to Evaluate the NSF's Vertically Integrated Grants for Research and Education (VIGRE) Program
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 0309141869
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 130
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In 1998, the National Science Foundation (NSF) launched a program of Grants for Vertical Integration of Research and Education in the Mathematical Sciences (VIGRE). These grants were designed for institutions with PhD-granting departments in the mathematical sciences, for the purpose of developing high-quality education programs, at all levels, that are vertically integrated with the research activities of these departments. To date, more than 50 departments at 40 institutions have received VIGRE awards. As requested by NSF, the present volume reviews the goals of the VIGRE program and evaluates how well the program is designed to address those goals. The book considers past and current practices for assessing the VIGRE program; draws tentative conclusions about the program's achievements based on the data collected to date; and evaluates NSF's plans for future data-driven assessments. In addition, critical policy and programmatic changes for the program are identified, with recommendations for how to address these changes.

U.S. Research Institutes in the Mathematical Sciences

U.S. Research Institutes in the Mathematical Sciences

Assessment and Perspectives

  • Author: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Committee on U.S. Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 0309064929
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 42
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This report is the result of a fast-track study of U.S. mathematical sciences research institutes done in response to a request from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The task of the Committee on U.S. Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes was to address the following three questions: 1. What are the characteristic features of effective mathematical sciences research institutes in the ways that they further mathematical research in the United States, and are there ways that the current configuration can be improved? 2. What kinds of institutes should there be in the United States, and how many does the nation need? 3. How should U.S. mathematical sciences research institutes be configured (with regard to, for example, diversity of operating formats, distribution of mathematical fields, and interinstitute cooperation or coordination) in order to have the nation's mathematical research enterprise continue to be most productive and successful?

Strategic Guidance for the National Science Foundation's Support of the Atmospheric Sciences

Strategic Guidance for the National Science Foundation's Support of the Atmospheric Sciences

An Interim Report

  • Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate,Committee on Strategic Guidance for NSF's Support of the Atmospheric Sciences
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 0309100089
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 104
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The National Science Foundation's Division of Atmospheric Sciences (ATM) supports research to develop new understanding of the Earth's atmosphere and how the Sun impacts it. Strategic Guidance for the National Science Foundation's Support of the Atmospheric Sciences: An Interim Report provides preliminary guidance to ATM on its strategy for achieving its goals in the atmospheric sciences, including cutting-edge research, education, and workforce development; service to society; computational and observational objectives; and data management. The book reviews how the atmospheric sciences have evolved over the past several decades and analyzes the strengths and limitations of the various modes of support employed by ATM, such as principal investigator grants, small and large centers, and cooperative agreements to support observing or computational facilities. Based on this preliminary analysis, the book concludes that the current support reflects the current needs of the community. Given the changing research environment for the atmospheric sciences, the book recommends that ATM engage the community in the development of a strategic plan to enable determination of the appropriate balance of activities and modes of support into the future. A strategic planning process will also help ATM plan for large or long-term investments; facilitate appropriate allocation of resources to cross-disciplinary, interagency, and international research efforts; ensure that the United States will continue to be a leader in atmospheric research; and enhance the transparency of the rationale behind ATM decisions.

Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035 Becoming a 21st-Century Force

Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035 Becoming a 21st-Century Force

Volume 9: Modeling and Simulation

  • Author: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Committee on Technology for Future Naval Forces
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 0309059283
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 264
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The future national security environment will present the naval forces with operational challenges that can best be met through the development of military capabilities that effectively leverage rapidly advancing technologies in many areas. The panel envisions a world where the naval forces will perform missions in the future similar to those they have historically undertaken. These missions will continue to include sea control, deterrence, power projection, sea lift, and so on. The missions will be accomplished through the use of platforms (ships, submarines, aircraft, and spacecraft), weapons (guns, missiles, bombs, torpedoes, and information), manpower, materiel, tactics, and processes (acquisition, logistics, and so on.). Accordingly, the Panel on Technology attempted to identify those technologies that will be of greatest importance to the future operations of the naval forces and to project trends in their development out to the year 2035. The primary objective of the panel was to determine which are the most critical technologies for the Department of the Navy to pursue to ensure U.S. dominance in future naval operations and to determine the future trends in these technologies and their impact on Navy and Marine Corps superiority. A vision of future naval operations ensued from this effort. These technologies form the base from which products, platforms, weapons, and capabilities are built. By combining multiple technologies with their future attributes, new systems and subsystems can be envisioned. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035 Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 2: Technology indentifies those technologies that are unique to the naval forces and whose development the Department of the Navy clearly must fund, as well as commercially dominated technologies that the panel believes the Navy and Marine Corps must learn to adapt as quickly as possible to naval applications. Since the development of many of the critical technologies is becoming global in nature, some consideration is given to foreign capabilities and trends as a way to assess potential adversaries' capabilities. Finally, the panel assessed the current state of the science and technology (S&T) establishment and processes within the Department of the Navy and makes recommendations that would improve the efficiency and effectiveness of this vital area. The panel's findings and recommendations are presented in this report.

Mathematics for Scientific and Technical Students

Mathematics for Scientific and Technical Students

  • Author: H. Davies,H.G. Davies,G.A. Hicks
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317876717
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 608
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This new edition provides a full introduction to the mathematics required for all technical subjects, particularly engineering. It has been completely updated and is designed to bring the student up to the required mathematical knowledge for their course.

Preserving Strength While Meeting Challenges

Preserving Strength While Meeting Challenges

Summary Report of a Workshop on Actions for the Mathematical Sciences

  • Author: Board on Mathematical Sciences,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,National Research Council
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 0309591031
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 82
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Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Training in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Training in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Workshop Report

  • Author: William C. Harris
  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing
  • ISBN: 0788186515
  • Category:
  • Page: 88
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Report of a workshop sponsored by the Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences, Nat. Science Found., June 5-6, 1995. Sections: math & science education in a changing world; the big crunch; graduate education for industry in a time of change; reshaping the graduate education of scientists & engineers; building a diversified portfolio; graduate education & the disappearance of humanism; the effects of change on graduate education; revising the graduate education for the 21st century; graduate education & postdoctoral training in an austere environment; & graduate education & postdoctoral training for the math & physical sciences.

The Mathematical Sciences in 2025

The Mathematical Sciences in 2025

  • Author: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications,Committee on the Mathematical Sciences in 2025
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 0309284570
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 222
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The mathematical sciences are part of nearly all aspects of everyday life--the discipline has underpinned such beneficial modern capabilities as Internet search, medical imaging, computer animation, numerical weather predictions, and all types of digital communications. The Mathematical Sciences in 2025 examines the current state of the mathematical sciences and explores the changes needed for the discipline to be in a strong position and able to maximize its contribution to the nation in 2025. It finds the vitality of the discipline excellent and that it contributes in expanding ways to most areas of science and engineering, as well as to the nation as a whole, and recommends that training for future generations of mathematical scientists should be re-assessed in light of the increasingly cross-disciplinary nature of the mathematical sciences. In addition, because of the valuable interplay between ideas and people from all parts of the mathematical sciences, the report emphasizes that universities and the government need to continue to invest in the full spectrum of the mathematical sciences in order for the whole enterprise to continue to flourish long-term.

Mathematical Methods for Engineers and Scientists 2

Mathematical Methods for Engineers and Scientists 2

Vector Analysis, Ordinary Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms

  • Author: Kwong-Tin Tang
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 3540302700
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 339
  • View: 7605
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Pedagogical insights gained through 30 years of teaching applied mathematics led the author to write this set of student-oriented books. Topics such as complex analysis, matrix theory, vector and tensor analysis, Fourier analysis, integral transforms, ordinary and partial differential equations are presented in a discursive style that is readable and easy to follow. Numerous clearly stated, completely worked out examples together with carefully selected problem sets with answers are used to enhance students' understanding and manipulative skill. The goal is to help students feel comfortable and confident in using advanced mathematical tools in junior, senior, and beginning graduate courses.