Lectures on Partial Differential Equations


Author: I. G. Petrovsky
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486155080
Category: Mathematics
Page: 272
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Graduate-level exposition by noted Russian mathematician offers rigorous, readable coverage of classification of equations, hyperbolic equations, elliptic equations, and parabolic equations. Translated from the Russian by A. Shenitzer.

Lectures on Cauchy's Problem in Linear Partial Differential Equations


Author: Jacques Hadamard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486781488
Category: Mathematics
Page: 320
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Would well repay study by most theoretical physicists." — Physics Today "An overwhelming influence on subsequent work on the wave equation." — Science Progress "One of the classical treatises on hyperbolic equations." — Royal Naval Scientific Service Delivered at Columbia University and the Universities of Rome and Zürich, these lectures represent a pioneering investigation. Jacques Hadamard based his research on prior studies by Riemann, Kirchhoff, and Volterra. He extended and improved Volterra's work, applying its theories relating to spherical and cylindrical waves to all normal hyperbolic equations instead of only to one. Topics include the general properties of Cauchy's problem, the fundamental formula and the elementary solution, equations with an odd number of independent variables, and equations with an even number of independent variables and the method of descent.

Partial Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics


Author: S. L. Sobolev
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486659640
Category: Science
Page: 427
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This volume presents an unusually accessible introduction to equations fundamental to the investigation of waves, heat conduction, hydrodynamics, and other physical problems. Topics include derivation of fundamental equations, Riemann method, equation of heat conduction, theory of integral equations, Green's function, and much more. The only prerequisite is a familiarity with elementary analysis. 1964 edition.

Partial Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers


Author: Stanley J. Farlow
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486134733
Category: Mathematics
Page: 414
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Practical text shows how to formulate and solve partial differential equations. Coverage of diffusion-type problems, hyperbolic-type problems, elliptic-type problems, numerical and approximate methods. Solution guide available upon request. 1982 edition.

Vorlesungen über partielle Differentialgleichungen


Author: Vladimir I. Arnold
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3540350314
Category: Mathematics
Page: 174
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Nach seinem bekannten und viel verwendeten Buch über gewöhnliche Differentialgleichungen widmet sich der berühmte Mathematiker Vladimir Arnold nun den partiellen Differentialgleichungen in einem neuen Lehrbuch. In seiner unnachahmlich eleganten Art führt er über einen geometrischen, anschaulichen Weg in das Thema ein, und ermöglicht den Lesern so ein vertieftes Verständnis der Natur der partiellen Differentialgleichungen. Für Studierende der Mathematik und Physik ist dieses Buch ein Muss. Wie alle Bücher Vladimir Arnolds ist dieses Buch voller geometrischer Erkenntnisse. Arnold illustriert jeden Grundsatz mit einer Abbildung. Das Buch behandelt die elementarsten Teile des Fachgebiets and beschränkt sich hauptsächlich auf das Cauchy-Problem und das Neumann-Problems für die klassischen Lineargleichungen der mathematischen Physik, insbesondere auf die Laplace-Gleichung und die Wellengleichung, wobei die Wärmeleitungsgleichung und die Korteweg-de-Vries-Gleichung aber ebenfalls diskutiert werden. Die physikalische Intuition wird besonders hervorgehoben. Eine große Anzahl von Problemen ist übers ganze Buch verteilt, und ein ganzer Satz von Aufgaben findet sich am Ende. Was dieses Buch so einzigartig macht, ist das besondere Talent Arnolds, ein Thema aus einer neuen, frischen Perspektive zu beleuchten. Er lüftet gerne den Schleier der Verallgemeinerung, der so viele mathematische Texte umgibt, und enthüllt die im wesentlichen einfachen, intuitiven Ideen, die dem Thema zugrunde liegen. Das kann er besser als jeder andere mathematische Autor.

A First Course in Partial Differential Equations with Complex Variables and Transform Methods


Author: Hans F. Weinberger
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486686400
Category: Mathematics
Page: 446
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Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this text presents the general properties of partial differential equations, including the elementary theory of complex variables. Topics include one-dimensional wave equation, properties of elliptic and parabolic equations, separation of variables and Fourier series, nonhomogeneous problems, and analytic functions of a complex variable. Solutions. 1965 edition.

Lectures on Functional Equations and Their Applications


Author: J. Aczel,Hansjorg Oser
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486445232
Category: Mathematics
Page: 510
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Numerous detailed proofs highlight this treatment of functional equations. Starting with equations that can be solved by simple substitutions, the book then moves to equations with several unknown functions and methods of reduction to differential and integral equations. Also includes composite equations, equations with several unknown functions of several variables, vector and matrix equations, more. 1966 edition.

Lectures on the Mathematical Method in Analytical Economics


Author: Jacob T. Schwartz
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486828034
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 304
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An early but still useful and frequently cited contribution to the science of mathematical economics, this volume is geared toward graduate students in the field. Prerequisites include familiarity with the basic theory of matrices and linear transformations and with elementary calculus. Author Jacob T. Schwartz begins his treatment with an exploration of the Leontief input-output model, which forms a general framework for subsequent material. An introductory treatment of price theory in the Leontief model is followed by an examination of the business-cycle theory, following ideas pioneered by Lloyd Metzler and John Maynard Keynes. In the final section, Schwartz applies the teachings of previous chapters to a critique of the general equilibrium approach devised by Léon Walras as the theory of supply and demand, and he synthesizes the notions of Walras and Keynes. 1961 edition.

An Introduction to Differential Equations and Their Applications


Author: Stanley J. Farlow
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486135136
Category: Mathematics
Page: 640
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This introductory text explores 1st- and 2nd-order differential equations, series solutions, the Laplace transform, difference equations, much more. Numerous figures, problems with solutions, notes. 1994 edition. Includes 268 figures and 23 tables.

Lectures on Boolean Algebras


Author: Paul R. Halmos
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486834573
Category: Mathematics
Page: 160
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Concise and informal as well as systematic, this presentation on the basics of Boolean algebra has ranked among the fundamental books on the subject since its initial publication in 1963.

Partielle Differentialgleichungen

Eine Einführung
Author: Walter A. Strauss
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 366312486X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 458
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Dieses Buch ist eine umfassende Einführung in die klassischen Lösungsmethoden partieller Differentialgleichungen. Es wendet sich an Leser mit Kenntnissen aus einem viersemestrigen Grundstudium der Mathematik (und Physik) und legt seinen Schwerpunkt auf die explizite Darstellung der Lösungen. Es ist deshalb besonders auch für Anwender (Physiker, Ingenieure) sowie für Nichtspezialisten, die die Methoden der mathematischen Physik kennenlernen wollen, interessant. Durch die große Anzahl von Beispielen und Übungsaufgaben eignet es sich gut zum Gebrauch neben Vorlesungen sowie zum Selbststudium.

Partial Differential Equations of Parabolic Type


Author: Avner Friedman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486318265
Category: Mathematics
Page: 368
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With this book, even readers unfamiliar with the field can acquire sufficient background to understand research literature related to the theory of parabolic and elliptic equations. 1964 edition.

Ordinary Differential Equations


Author: Morris Tenenbaum,Harry Pollard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486134642
Category: Mathematics
Page: 818
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This unusually well-written, skillfully organized introductory text provides an exhaustive survey of ordinary differential equations — equations which express the relationship between variables and their derivatives. In a disarmingly simple, step-by-step style that never sacrifices mathematical rigor, the authors — Morris Tenenbaum of Cornell University, and Harry Pollard of Purdue University — introduce and explain complex, critically-important concepts to undergraduate students of mathematics, engineering and the sciences. The book begins with a section that examines the origin of differential equations, defines basic terms and outlines the general solution of a differential equation-the solution that actually contains every solution of such an equation. Subsequent sections deal with such subjects as: integrating factors; dilution and accretion problems; the algebra of complex numbers; the linearization of first order systems; Laplace Transforms; Newton's Interpolation Formulas; and Picard's Method of Successive Approximations. The book contains two exceptional chapters: one on series methods of solving differential equations, the second on numerical methods of solving differential equations. The first includes a discussion of the Legendre Differential Equation, Legendre Functions, Legendre Polynomials, the Bessel Differential Equation, and the Laguerre Differential Equation. Throughout the book, every term is clearly defined and every theorem lucidly and thoroughly analyzed, and there is an admirable balance between the theory of differential equations and their application. An abundance of solved problems and practice exercises enhances the value of Ordinary Differential Equations as a classroom text for undergraduate students and teaching professionals. The book concludes with an in-depth examination of existence and uniqueness theorems about a variety of differential equations, as well as an introduction to the theory of determinants and theorems about Wronskians.

Introduction to Partial Differential Equations with Applications


Author: E. C. Zachmanoglou,Dale W. Thoe
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048613217X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 432
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This text explores the essentials of partial differential equations as applied to engineering and the physical sciences. Discusses ordinary differential equations, integral curves and surfaces of vector fields, the Cauchy-Kovalevsky theory, more. Problems and answers.

Differentialgleichungen und ihre Anwendungen


Author: Martin Braun
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642973418
Category: Mathematics
Page: 596
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Dieses richtungsweisende Lehrbuch für die Anwendung der Mathematik in anderen Wissenschaftszweigen gibt eine Einführung in die Theorie der gewöhnlichen Differentialgleichungen. Fortran und APL-Programme geben den Studenten die Möglichkeit, verschiedene numerische Näherungsverfahren an ihrem PC selbst durchzurechnen. Aus den Besprechungen: "Die Darstellung ist überall mathematisch streng und zudem ungemein anregend. Abgesehen von manchen historischen Bemerkungen ... tragen dazu die vielen mit ausführlichem Hintergrund sehr eingehend entwickelten praktischen Anwendungen bei. ... Besondere Aufmerksamkeit wird der physikalisch und technisch so wichtigen Frage nach Stabilität von Lösungen eines Systems von Differentialgleichungen gewidmet. Das Buch ist wegen seiner geringen Voraussetzungen und vorzüglichen Didaktik schon für alle Studenten des 3. Semesters geeignet; seine eminent praktische Haltung empfiehlt es aber auch für alle Physiker, die mit Differentialgleichungen und ihren Anwendungen umzugehen haben." #Physikalische Blätter#

Mathematik für Ingenieure


Author: Joachim Erven,Dietrich Schwägerl
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3486707965
Category: Mathematics
Page: 449
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Mathematik - muss das sein? Ja, und mit den Beispielen in diesem Buch macht's sogar Spaß. Denn hier wird Mathematik anhand alltäglicher Probleme erklärt. So lassen sich mathematische Grundlagen darstellen und Methoden und Werkzeuge entwickeln. Die ganze fürs Studium notwendige Mathematik wird anwendbar präsentiert. Zahlreiche Bilder und ausführlich durchgerechnete Beispiele veranschaulichen den Stoff; viele Übungsaufgaben mit Lösungen machen fit für die Prüfung.

First-Order Partial Differential Equations


Author: Hyun-Ku Rhee,Rutherford Aris,Neal R. Amundson
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486146201
Category: Mathematics
Page: 543
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This first volume of a highly regarded two-volume text is fully usable on its own. After going over some of the preliminaries, the authors discuss mathematical models that yield first-order partial differential equations; motivations, classifications, and some methods of solution; linear and semilinear equations; chromatographic equations with finite rate expressions; homogeneous and nonhomogeneous quasilinear equations; formation and propagation of shocks; conservation equations, weak solutions, and shock layers; nonlinear equations; and variational problems. Exercises appear at the end of most sections. This volume is geared to advanced undergraduates or first-year grad students with a sound understanding of calculus and elementary ordinary differential equations. 1986 edition. 189 black-and-white illustrations. Author and subject indices.

An Introduction to Lebesgue Integration and Fourier Series


Author: Howard J. Wilcox,David L. Myers
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486682938
Category: Mathematics
Page: 159
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This book arose out of the authors' desire to present Lebesgue integration and Fourier series on an undergraduate level, since most undergraduate texts do not cover this material or do so in a cursory way. The result is a clear, concise, well-organized introduction to such topics as the Riemann integral, measurable sets, properties of measurable sets, measurable functions, the Lebesgue integral, convergence and the Lebesgue integral, pointwise convergence of Fourier series and other subjects. The authors not only cover these topics in a useful and thorough way, they have taken pains to motivate the student by keeping the goals of the theory always in sight, justifying each step of the development in terms of those goals. In addition, whenever possible, new concepts are related to concepts already in the student's repertoire. Finally, to enable readers to test their grasp of the material, the text is supplemented by numerous examples and exercises. Mathematics students as well as students of engineering and science will find here a superb treatment, carefully thought out and well presented , that is ideal for a one semester course. The only prerequisite is a basic knowledge of advanced calculus, including the notions of compactness, continuity, uniform convergence and Riemann integration.

Scientific and Technical Books in Print


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Conformal Mapping

Methods and Applications
Author: Roland Schinzinger,Patricio A. A. Laura
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486432366
Category: Mathematics
Page: 583
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This volume introduces the basic mathematical tools behind conformal mapping, describes advances in technique, and illustrates a broad range of applications. 1991 edition. Includes 247 figures and 38 tables.