Mathematical Methods for Physicists: A Comprehensive Guide

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Academic Press, 2012 - Mathematics - 1205 pages
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Now in†its 7th edition, Mathematical Methods for Physicists continues to provide all the mathematical methods that aspiring scientists and engineers are likely to encounter as students and beginning researchers. This bestselling text provides mathematical relations and their proofs essential to the study of physics and related fields. While retaining the†key features of the 6th edition, the new edition provides a more careful balance of explanation, theory, and examples. Taking a problem-solving-skills approach to incorporating theorems with applications, the book's improved focus will help students succeed throughout their academic careers and well into their professions. Some notable enhancements include more refined and focused content in important topics, improved organization, updated notations, extensive explanations and intuitive exercise sets, a wider range of problem solutions, improvement in the placement, and a wider range of difficulty of exercises.



  • Revised and updated version of the leading text in mathematical physics
  • Focuses on problem-solving skills and active learning, offering numerous chapter problems
  • Clearly identified definitions, theorems, and proofs promote clarity and understanding

New to this edition:

  • Improved modular chapters
  • New up-to-date examples
  • More intuitive explanations
  

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Contents

1 Mathematical Preliminaries
1
2 Determinants and Matrices
83
3 Vector Analysis
123
4 Tensors and Differential Forms
205
5 Vector Spaces
251
6 Eigenvalue Problems
299
7 Ordinary Differential Equations
329
8 SturmLiouville Theory
381
14 Bessel Functions
643
15 Legendre Functions
715
16 Angular Momentum
773
17 Group Theory
815
18 More Special Functions
871
19 Fourier Series
935
20 Integral Transforms
963
21 Integral Equations
1047

9 Partial Differential Equations
401
10 Greens Functions
447
11 Complex Variable Theory
469
12 Further Topics in Analysis
551
13 Gamma Function
599
22 Calculus of Variations
1081
23 Probability and Statistics
1125
Index
1181
End Sheets
1211
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