Elementary Differential Equations

Author: William E. Boyce
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 047003940X
Release Date: 2008-10-27
Genre: Mathematics

Written from the perspective of the applied mathematician, the latest edition of this bestselling book focuses on the theory and practical applications of Differential Equations to engineering and the sciences. Emphasis is placed on the methods of solution, analysis, and approximation. Use of technology, illustrations, and problem sets help readers develop an intuitive understanding of the material. Historical footnotes trace the development of the discipline and identify outstanding individual contributions. This book builds the foundation for anyone who needs to learn differential equations and then progress to more advanced studies.

Elementary Differential Equations

Author: William E. Boyce
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470458321
Release Date: 2012-10-02
Genre: Mathematics

The 10th edition of Elementary Differential Equations, like its predecessors, is written from the viewpoint of the applied mathematician, whose interest in differential equations may sometimes be quite theoretical, sometimes intensely practical, and often somewhere in between. The authors have sought to combine a sound and accurate (but not abstract) exposition of the elementary theory of differential equations with considerable material on methods of solution, analysis, and approximation that have proved useful in a wide variety of applications. While the general structure of the book remains unchanged, some notable changes have been made to improve the clarity and readability of basic material about differential equations and their applications. In addition to expanded explanations, the 10th edition includes new problems, updated figures and examples to help motivate students. The book is written primarily for undergraduate students of mathematics, science, or engineering, who typically take a course on differential equations during their first or second year of study. The main prerequisite for reading the book is a working knowledge of calculus, gained from a normal two or three semester course sequence or its equivalent. Some familiarity with matrices will also be helpful in the chapters on systems of differential equations.

Elementary Differential Equations with Applications

Author: Charles Henry Edwards
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: STANFORD:36105009808911
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Mathematics

This introduction to elementary differential equations covers a range of real-world applications, numerical and computer material, and treatment of contemporary topics. It encompasses phase plane diagrams, modelling, graded problem sets and illustrative programs written in BASIC.

Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems

Author: William E. Boyce
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 9781119381679
Release Date: 2017-05-10
Genre: Mathematics

With Wiley’s Enhanced E-Text, you get all the benefits of a downloadable, reflowable eBook with added resources to make your study time more effective, including: • Embedded & searchable equations, figures & tables • Math XML • Index with linked pages numbers for easy reference • Redrawn full color figures to allow for easier identification Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems 11e, like its predecessors, is written from the viewpoint of the applied mathematician, whose interest in differential equations may sometimes be quite theoretical, sometimes intensely practical, and often somewhere in between. The authors have sought to combine a sound and accurate (but not abstract) exposition of the elementary theory of differential equations with considerable material on methods of solution, analysis, and approximation that have proved useful in a wide variety of applications. While the general structure of the book remains unchanged, some notable changes have been made to improve the clarity and readability of basic material about differential equations and their applications. In addition to expanded explanations, the 11th edition includes new problems, updated figures and examples to help motivate students. The program is primarily intended for undergraduate students of mathematics, science, or engineering, who typically take a course on differential equations during their first or second year of study. The main prerequisite for engaging with the program is a working knowledge of calculus, gained from a normal twoï¿1⁄2 or threeï¿1⁄2 semester course sequence or its equivalent. Some familiarity with matrices will also be helpful in the chapters on systems of differential equations.

Elementary Differential Equations

Author: William F. Trench
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: UCSC:32106012281496
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Mathematics

This text has been written in clear and accurate language that students can read and comprehend. The author has minimized the number of explicitly state theorems and definitions, in favor of dealing with concepts in a more conversational manner. This is illustrated by over 250 worked out examples. The problems are extremely high quality and are regarded as one of the text's many strengths. This book also allows the instructor to select the level of technology desired. Trench has simplified this by using the symbols C and L. C exercises call for computation and/or graphics, and L exercises are laboratory exercises that require extensive use of technology. Several sections include informal advice on the use of technology. The instructor who prefers not to emphasize technology can ignore these exercises.

Elementary differential equations

Author: Earl David Rainville
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015017133201
Release Date: 1973
Genre: Mathematics

A clear, concise book that emphasizes finding solutions to differential equations where applications play an important role. Each chapter includes many illustrative examples to assist the reader. The book emphasizes methods for finding solutions to differential equations. It provides many abundant exercises, applications, and solved examples with careful attention given to readability. Elementary Differential Equations includes a thorough treatment of power series techniques. In addition, the book presents a classical treatment of several physical problems to show how Fourier series become involved in the solution of those problems. The eighth edition of Elementary Differential Equations has been revised to include a new supplement in many chapters that provides suggestions and exercises for using a computer to assist in the understanding of the material in the chapter. It also now provides an introduction to the phase plane and to different types of phase portraits. A valuable reference book for readers interested in exploring the technological and other applications of differential equations.

A Second Course in Elementary Differential Equations

Author: Paul Waltman
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483276601
Release Date: 2014-05-10
Genre: Mathematics

A Second Course in Elementary Differential Equations deals with norms, metric spaces, completeness, inner products, and an asymptotic behavior in a natural setting for solving problems in differential equations. The book reviews linear algebra, constant coefficient case, repeated eigenvalues, and the employment of the Putzer algorithm for nondiagonalizable coefficient matrix. The text describes, in geometrical and in an intuitive approach, Liapunov stability, qualitative behavior, the phase plane concepts, polar coordinate techniques, limit cycles, the Poincaré-Bendixson theorem. The book explores, in an analytical procedure, the existence and uniqueness theorems, metric spaces, operators, contraction mapping theorem, and initial value problems. The contraction mapping theorem concerns operators that map a given metric space into itself, in which, where an element of the metric space M, an operator merely associates with it a unique element of M. The text also tackles inner products, orthogonality, bifurcation, as well as linear boundary value problems, (particularly the Sturm-Liouville problem). The book is intended for mathematics or physics students engaged in ordinary differential equations, and for biologists, engineers, economists, or chemists who need to master the prerequisites for a graduate course in mathematics.

Elementary Differential Equations 10th Edition

Author: William E. Boyce
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 9781118617533
Release Date: 2012-09-17
Genre: Mathematics

The 10th edition of Elementary Differential Equations, like its predecessors, is written from the viewpoint of the applied mathematician, whose interest in differential equations may sometimes be quite theoretical, sometimes intensely practical, and often somewhere in between. The authors have sought to combine a sound and accurate (but not abstract) exposition of the elementary theory of differential equations with considerable material on methods of solution, analysis, and approximation that have proved useful in a wide variety of applications. While the general structure of the book remains unchanged, some notable changes have been made to improve the clarity and readability of basic material about differential equations and their applications. In addition to expanded explanations, the 10th edition includes new problems, updated figures and examples to help motivate students. The book is written primarily for undergraduate students of mathematics, science, or engineering, who typically take a course on differential equations during their first or second year of study. The main prerequisite for reading the book is a working knowledge of calculus, gained from a normal two?, or three? semester course sequence or its equivalent. Some familiarity with matrices will also be helpful in the chapters on systems of differential equations.