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.

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


  • "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


  • 1. Vector Analysis2. Vector Analysis in Curved Coordinates and Tensors3. Determinants and Matrices4. Group Theory5. Infinite Series6. Functions of a Complex Variable I: Analytic Properties, Mapping7. Functions of a Complex Variable II8. The Gamma Function (Factorial Function)9. Differential Equations10. Strum-Liouville Theory-Orthogonal Functions11. Bessel Functions12. Legendre Functions13. More Special Functions14. Fourier Series15. Integral Transforms16. Integral Equations17. Calculus of Variations18. Nonlinear Methods and Chaos19. Probability


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