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Numerical Analysis for Applied Science

ISBN: 978-0-471-55266-6
492 pages
November 1997
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Written for graduate students in applied mathematics, engineering and science courses, the purpose of this book is to present topics in "Numerical Analysis" and "Numerical Methods." It will combine the material of both these areas as well as special topics in modern applications. Included at the end of each chapter are a variety of theoretical and computational exercises.
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Table of Contents

Approximation of Functions.

Direct Methods for Linear Systems.

Solution of Nonlinear Equations.

Iterative Methods for Linear Systems.

Eigenvalue Problems.

Numerical Integration.

Ordinary Differential Equations.

Difference Methods for PDEs.

Introduction to Finite Elements.


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Author Information

MYRON B. ALLEN III is Professor and Head of Mathematics at the University of Wyoming. He earned his AB at Dartmouth College and an MA and PhD at Princeton University. His research publications include works in numerical analysis, scientific computation, and fluid flows in porous media. ELI L. ISAACSON is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of Wyoming. He earned his BA, MS, and PhD at the Courant Institute of New York University. His research contributions include articles in differential equations, numerical analysis, and various areas of applied mathematics.
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