This introductory text presents ordinary differential equations with a modern approach to mathematical modelling in a one semester module of 20–25 lectures.
- Presents ordinary differential equations with a modern approach to mathematical modelling
- Discusses linear differential equations of second order, miscellaneous solution techniques, oscillatory motion and laplace transform, among other topics
- Includes self-study projects and extended tutorial solutions
First and second year undergraduate students
Differential equations of first order; Modelling applications; Linear differential equations of second order; Miscellaneous solution techniques; Oscillatory motion; Laplace transform; Higher order initial value problems; Systems of first order linear equations; Boundary value problems; Calculus of variations; Appendix A Self study projects; Appendix B Extended tutorial solutions.
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- © Woodhead Publishing 1999
- 1st June 1999
- Woodhead Publishing
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Werner S. Weiglhofer, University of Glasgow, UK.
Kenneth A. Lindsay, University of Glasgow, UK.
University of Glasgow, UK
A good, concise, accessible text for 1st and 2nd year courses covering material for physics, engineering, mathematics and bioscience courses. Plentiful worked examples and challenging problems, particularly self study projects., Dr David Stirling, University of Reading, UK