A Physicist's Guide to Mathematica


  • Patrick Tam

For the engineering and scientific professional, A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica, 2e provides an updated reference guide based on the 2007 new 6.0 release, providing an organized and integrated desk reference with step-by-step instructions for the most commonly used features of the software as it applies to research in physics.For professors teaching physics and other science courses using the Mathematica software, A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica, 2e is the only fully compatible (new software release) Mathematica text that engages students by providing complete topic coverage, new applications, exercises and examples that enable the user to solve a wide range of physics problems.
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Physicists, engineers and researchers and faculty who utilize Mathematica in work and teaching.


Book information

  • Published: December 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-683192-4

Table of Contents

Part I: Mathematica with PhysicsChapter 1: The First EncounterChapter 2: Interactive Use of Mathematica, Chapter 3: Programming in MathematicaPart II: Physics with MathematicaChapter 4: MechanicsChapter 5: Electricity and MagnetismChapter 6: Quantum PhysicsAppendicesAppendix A The Last Ten MinutesAppendix B Operator Input FormsAppendix C Solutions to ExercisesAppendix D Solutions to ProblemsReferences