Description

Maple by Example, Third Edition, is a reference/text for beginning and experienced students, professional engineers, and other Maple users. This new edition has been updated to be compatible with the most recent release of the Maple software. Coverage includes built-in Maple commands used in courses and practices that involve calculus, linear algebra, business mathematics, ordinary and partial differential equations, numerical methods, graphics and more.

Key Features

* Updated coverage of Maple features and functions * Backwards compatible for all versions * New applications from a variety of fields, including biology, physics and engineering * Expanded topics with many additional examples

Readership

Students and practitioners of mathematics, engineering, and statistics, from the most elementary to the most advanced levels

Table of Contents

Getting Started Introduction to Maple Loading Packages Getting Help from Maple Basic operations on Numbers, Expressions, and Functions: Numerical Calculations and Built-In Functions Expressions and Functions: Elementary Algebra Graphing Functions, Expressions, and Equations Solving Equations and Inequalities Calculus Limits Differential Calculus Integral Calculus Series Multi-Variable Calculus Introduction to Lists and Tables Lists and List Operations Manipulating Lists: More on op and map Mathematics of Finance Other Applications Matrices and Vectors: Topics from Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus Nested Lists: Introduction to Matrices, Vectors and Matrix Operations Linear Systems of Equations Selected Topics from Linear Algebra Maxima and Minima Using Linear Programming Selected Topics from Vector Calculus Applications Related to Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations First-Order Ordinary Differential Equations Second-Order Linear Equations Higher-Order Linear Equations Systems of Equations Some Partial Differential Equations Bibliography Index

Details

No. of pages:
568
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780120885268
Electronic ISBN:
9780080496375

About the authors

James Braselton

Martha L. Abell and James P. Braselton are graduates of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Ohio State University, respectively, and teach at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro. Martha recently received Georgia Southern's award for 'excellence in research and/or creative scholarly activity.' Both authors have extensive experience with using Mathematica as well as Mathematica-assisted instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, they have given numerous presentations on Mathematica, throughout the United States and abroad. Other books by the authors include Differential Equations with Mathematica, Second Edition and Statistics with Mathematica. Martha Abell became Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, in 2014.

Martha Abell

Martha L. Abell and James P. Braselton are graduates of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Ohio State University, respectively, and teach at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro where they have extensive experience in Mathematica-assisted instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Martha recently received Georgia Southern's award for 'excellence in research and/or creative scholarly activity.' In addition, they have given numerous presentations on Mathematica, throughout the United States and abroad. Other books by the authors include Differential Equations with Mathematica, Second Edition and Statistics with Mathematica. Martha became Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, in 2014.

Reviews

"The authors did a superb job. This is an excellent reference book on the use of Maple in sciences and engineering." - Kingshuk Majumdar, Berea College "The authors have done a magnificent job of enriching the repertoire of examples on which the book is built." - Fred Szabo, Concordia University