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.
Basic Mathematics for the Physical Sciences will be invaluable to all students of physics, chemistry and engineering, needing to develop or refresh their knowledge of basic mathematics. The book s structure will make it equally valuable for course use, home study or distance learning.
Table of Contents
BASIC ARITHMETIC AND ALGEBRA.
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.
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