Basic Mathematics for the Physical Sciences
* Is a carefully structured text, with self-contained chapters.
* Gradually introduces mathematical techniques within an applied environment.
* Includes many worked examples, applications, problems, and summaries in each chapter.
This text is an essential resource for all students of physics, chemistry and engineering, needing to develop or refresh their knowledge of basic mathematics. The book's structure makes it equally valuable for course use, home study or distance learning.
Introducing Arithmetic and Algebra.
Numbers, Units and Physical Quantities.
Functions and Graphs.
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
BASIC VECTOR ALGEBRA.
Introducing Scalars and Vectors.
Working with Vectors.
Differentiating Simple Functions.
Differentiating Composite Functions.
Stationary Points and Graph Sketching.
Integrating Simple Functions.
Integrating by Parts and by Substitution.
Answers and Comments.
- Teaches the mathematics within a physics environment.
- Each chapter is self-contained to allow for flexibility in the order subjects can be covered.
- Chapters include opening questions, worked examples, student exercises, and summaries
- Thoroughly reviewed and edited over a number of years resulting in a well developed and accurate text.
- Equally valuable on traditional courses, as well as distance learning courses.
- Supplements include a Solutions Manual.