Author: R. Kent Nagle
Release Date: 2017-01-09
For one-semester sophomore- or junior-level courses in Differential Equations. An introduction to the basic theory and applications of differential equations Fundamentals of Differential Equations presents the basic theory of differential equations and offers a variety of modern applications in science and engineering. This flexible text allows instructors to adapt to various course emphases (theory, methodology, applications, and numerical methods) and to use commercially available computer software. For the first time, MyLab™ Math is available for this text, providing online homework with immediate feedback, the complete eText, and more. Note that a longer version of this text, entitled Fundamentals of Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, 7th Edition , contains enough material for a two-semester course. This longer text consists of the main text plus three additional chapters (Eigenvalue Problems and Sturm–Liouville Equations; Stability of Autonomous Systems; and Existence and Uniqueness Theory). Also available with MyLab Math MyLab™ Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134665686 / 9780134665689 Fundamentals of Differential Equations Plus MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker 0321977068 / 9780321977069 Fundamentals of Differential Equations
Author: R. Kent Nagle
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman
Release Date: 2012-01
This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value-this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Fundamentals of Differential Equations presents the basic theory of differential equations and offers a variety of modern applications in science and engineering. Available in two versions, these flexible texts offer the instructor many choices in syllabus design, course emphasis (theory, methodology, applications, and numerical methods), and in using commercially available computer software. Fundamentals of Differential Equations, Eighth Edition is suitable for a one-semester sophomore- or junior-level course. Fundamentals of Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems, Sixth Edition, contains enough material for a two-semester course that covers and builds on boundary value problems. The Boundary Value Problems version consists of the main text plus three additional chapters (Eigenvalue Problems and Sturm-Liouville Equations; Stability of Autonomous Systems; and Existence and Uniqueness Theory).
Author: R. Kent Nagle
Release Date: 2017-01-09
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For one-semester sophomore- or junior-level courses in Differential Equations. An introduction to the basic theory and applications of differential equations Fundamentals of Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems presents the basic theory of differential equations and offers a variety of modern applications in science and engineering. This flexible text allows instructors to adapt to various course emphases (theory, methodology, applications, and numerical methods) and to use commercially available computer software. For the first time, MyLab™ Math is available for this text, providing online homework with immediate feedback, the complete eText, and more.
This text provides an introduction to partial differential equations and boundary value problems, including Fourier series. The treatment offers students a smooth transition from a course in elementary ordinary differential equations to more advanced topics in a first course in partial differential equations. This widely adopted and successful book also serves as a valuable reference for engineers and other professionals. The approach emphasizes applications, with particular stress on physics and engineering applications. Rich in proofs and examples, the treatment features many exercises in each section. Relevant Mathematica files are available for download from author Nakhlé Asmar's website; however, the book is completely usable without computer access. The Students' Solutions Manual can be downloaded for free from the Dover website, and the Instructor's Solutions Manual is available upon request for professors and potential teachers. The text is suitable for undergraduates in mathematics, physics, engineering, and other fields who have completed a course in ordinary differential equations.
Author: William J. Terrell
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 2009
Stability and Stabilization is the first intermediate-level textbook that covers stability and stabilization of equilibria for both linear and nonlinear time-invariant systems of ordinary differential equations. Designed for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics, the book takes a unique modern approach that bridges the gap between linear and nonlinear systems. Presenting stability and stabilization of equilibria as a core problem of mathematical control theory, the book emphasizes the subject's mathematical coherence and unity, and it introduces and develops many of the core concepts of systems and control theory. There are five chapters on linear systems and nine chapters on nonlinear systems; an introductory chapter; a mathematical background chapter; a short final chapter on further reading; and appendixes on basic analysis, ordinary differential equations, manifolds and the Frobenius theorem, and comparison functions and their use in differential equations. The introduction to linear system theory presents the full framework of basic state-space theory, providing just enough detail to prepare students for the material on nonlinear systems. Focuses on stability and feedback stabilization Bridges the gap between linear and nonlinear systems for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students Balances coverage of linear and nonlinear systems Covers cascade systems Includes many examples and exercises
Author: Dennis G. Zill
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2016-12-05
DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS WITH BOUNDARY-VALUE PROBLEMS, 9th Edition, strikes a balance between the analytical, qualitative, and quantitative approaches to the study of Differential Equations. This proven text speaks to students of varied majors through a wealth of pedagogical aids, including an abundance of examples, explanations, Remarks boxes, and definitions. Written in a straightforward, readable, and helpful style, the book provides a thorough overview of the topics typically taught in a first course in Differential Equations as well as an introduction to boundary-value problems and partial Differential Equations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2015-05-07
James Stewart's CALCULUS texts are widely renowned for their mathematical precision and accuracy, clarity of exposition, and outstanding examples and problem sets. Millions of students worldwide have explored calculus through Stewart's trademark style, while instructors have turned to his approach time and time again. In the Eighth Edition of CALCULUS, Stewart continues to set the standard for the course while adding carefully revised content. The patient explanations, superb exercises, focus on problem solving, and carefully graded problem sets that have made Stewart's texts best-sellers continue to provide a strong foundation for the Eighth Edition. From the most unprepared student to the most mathematically gifted, Stewart's writing and presentation serve to enhance understanding and build confidence. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Virginia W. Noonburg
Publisher: The Mathematical Association of America
Release Date: 2014-05-02
This book presents a modern treatment of material traditionally covered in the sophomore-level course in ordinary differential equations. While this course is usually required for engineering students the material is attractive to students in any field of applied science, including those in the biological sciences. The standard analytic methods for solving first and second-order differential equations are covered in the first three chapters. Numerical and graphical methods are considered, side-by-side with the analytic methods, and are then used throughout the text. An early emphasis on the graphical treatment of autonomous first-order equations leads easily into a discussion of bifurcation of solutions with respect to parameters. The fourth chapter begins the study of linear systems of first-order equations and includes a section containing all of the material on matrix algebra needed in the remainder of the text. Building on the linear analysis, the fifth chapter brings the student to a level where two-dimensional nonlinear systems can be analyzed graphically via the phase plane. The study of bifurcations is extended to systems of equations, using several compelling examples, many of which are drawn from population biology. In this chapter the student is gently introduced to some of the more important results in the theory of dynamical systems. A student project, involving a problem recently appearing in the mathematical literature on dynamical systems, is included at the end of Chapter 5. A full treatment of the Laplace transform is given in Chapter 6, with several of the examples taken from the biological sciences. An appendix contains completely worked-out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises. The book is aimed at students with a good calculus background that want to learn more about how calculus is used to solve real problems in today's world. It can be used as a text for the introductory differential equations course, and is readable enough to be used even if the class is being "flipped." The book is also accessible as a self-study text for anyone who has completed two terms of calculus, including highly motivated high school students. Graduate students preparing to take courses in dynamical systems theory will also find this text useful.
Author: William E. Boyce
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-10-02
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.
Author: Stanley J. Farlow
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date: 2012-10-23
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.
Author: Edmund Gerard Seebauer
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Release Date: 2001
Fundamentals of Ethics for Scientists and Engineers represents a new approach to introductory ethics that is both practical and accessible. This manageable book employs classical virtue theory to provide a time-tested, simple, and easily remembered basis for ethical reasoning. The text is modularized for easy use in ethics courses and engineering core courses. An instructor's manual accompanies the text and includes comprehensive sample lectures andcourse assignments, detailed homework solutions, and helpful hints for teaching an ethics course.
KEY BENEFIT Emphasizing physical interpretations of mathematical solutions, this book introduces applied mathematics and presents partial differential equations. KEY TOPICS Leading readers from simple exercises through increasingly powerful mathematical techniques, this book discusses hear flow and vibrating strings and membranes, for a better understand of the relationship between mathematics and physical problems. It also emphasizes problem solving and provides a thorough approach to solutions. The third edition of , Elementary Applied Partial Differential Equations; With Fourier Series and Boundary Value Problems has been revised to include a new chapter covering dispersive waves. It also includes new sections covering fluid flow past a circular cylinder; reflection and refraction of light and sound waves; the finite element method; partial differential equations with spherical geometry; eigenvalue problems with a continuous and discrete spectrum; and first-order nonlinear partial differential equations. An essential reference for any technical or mathematics professional.
THE MOST COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO STRESS AND STRAIN FORMULAS Fully revised throughout, Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain, Eighth Edition, provides accurate and thorough tabulated formulations that can be applied to the stress analysis of a comprehensive range of structural components. All equations and diagrams of structural properties are presented in an easy-to-use, thumb, through format. This extensively updated edition contains new chapters on fatigue and fracture mechanics, stresses in fasteners and joints, composite materials, and biomechanics. Several chapters have been expanded and new topics have been added. Each chapter now concludes with a summary of tables and formulas for ease of reference. This is the definitive resource for designers, engineers, and analysts who need to calculate stress and strain management. ROARK'S FORMULAS FOR STRESS AND STRAIN, EIGHTH EDITION, COVERS: Behavior of bodies under stress Principles and analytical methods Numerical and experimental methods Tension, compression, shear, and combined stress Beams; flexure of straight bars Bending of curved beams Torsion Flat plates Columns and other compression members Shells of revolution; pressure vessels; pipes Bodies in contact undergoing direct bearing and shear stress Elastic stability Dynamic and temperature stresses Stress concentration factors Fatigue and fracture mechanics Stresses in fasteners and joints Composite materials Biomechanics