Mathematical Methods For Physicists International Student Edition book cover

Mathematical Methods For Physicists International Student Edition

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.

Audience
The book is used both as a reference and as a textbook for aspiring and practicing physicists. As a text it functions best at the graduate level, although it’s recommended often as a reference to an undergrad course, almost always in physics departments.

Paperback, 1200 Pages

Published: June 2005

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-088584-8

Reviews

  • "As to a comparison with other books of the same ilk, well, in all honesty, there are none. No other text on methods of mathematical physics is as comprehensive and as complete..." -Tristan Hubsch, Howard University

Contents

  • Vector AnalysisVector Analysis in Curved Coordinates and TensorsDeterminants and MatricesGroup TheoryInfinite SeriesFunctions of a Complex Variable I Analytic Properties, MappingFunctions of a Complex Variable IIThe Gamma Function (Factorial Function)Differential EquationsStrum-Liouville Theory-Orthogonal FunctionsBessel FunctionsLegendre FunctionsMore Special FunctionsFourier SeriesIntegral TransformsIntegral EquationsCalculus of VariationsNonlinear Methods and ChaosProbability

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