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More copies of this ISBNApplied Mathematics for Physical Chemistryby James R. Barrante
Synopses & ReviewsPublisher Comments:Applied Mathematics for Physical Chemistry is the perfect resource for students who need to refresh themselves on the algebra and calculus required to understand thermodynamics, atomic and molecular structure, spectroscopy, and statistical mechanics. Designed to supplement all textbooks of physical chemistry, this book will help today's physical chemistry students succeed in their course. This book features:
Synopsis: A how to do it review and learn book on advanced mathematics necessary to physical chemistry. Coordinate systems, functions and graphs, logarithms, differential calculus, integral calculus, infinite series, differential equations, scalars and vectors, matrices and determinants, operators, numerical methods and the use of the computer, and mathematical methods in the laboratory. Educators, Technicians, and other professionals using mathematics in physical chemistry.
Table of Contents1. Coordinate Systems.
Cartesian Coordinates. Plane Polar Coordinates. Spherical Polar Coordinates. Complex Numbers.
2. Functions and Graphs.
Functions. Graphical Representation of Functions. Roots to Polynomial Equations.
3. Logarithms.
General Properties of Logarithms. Common Logarithms. Natural Logarithms.
4. Differential Calculus.
Functions of Single Variables. Functions of Several VariablesPartial Derivatives. The Total Differential. Derivative as a Ratio of Infinitesimally Small Changes. Geometric Properties of Derivatives. Constrained Maxima and Minima.
5. Integral Calculus.
Integral as an Antiderivative. General Methods of Integration. Special Methods of Integration. The Integral as a Summation of Infinitesimally Small Elements. Line Integrals. Double and Triple Integrals.
6. Infinite Series.
Tests for Convergence and Divergence. Power Series Revisited. Maclaurin and Taylor Series. Fourier Series and Fourier Transforms.
7. Differential Equations.
Linear Combinations. FirstOrder Differential Equations. SecondOrder Differential Equations. with Constant Coefficients. General Series Methods of Solution. Special Polynomial Solutions to Differential Equations. Exact and Inexact Differentials. Integrating Factors. Partial Differential Equations.
8. Scalars and Vectors.
Addition of Vectors. Multiplication of Vectors. Applications.
9. Matrices and Determinants.
Square Matrices and Determinants. Matrix Algebra.
10. Operators.
Vector Operators. Eigenvalue Equations Revisited. Hermitian Operators. Rotational Operators. Transformation of ∇^{2} to Plane Polar Coordinates.
11. Numerical Methods and the Use of the Computer.
Graphical Presentation. Numerical Integration. Roots to Equations. Fourier Transforms RevisitedMacros.
12. Mathematical Methods in the Laboratory.
Probability. Experimental Errors. Propagation of Errors. Preparation of Graphs. Linear Regression. Tangents and Areas.
Appendix I. Table of Physical Constants.
Appendix II. Table of Integrals.
Appendix III. Transformation of ∇^{2} Spherical Polar Coordinate.
Appendix IV. Stirling's Approximation.
Appendix V. Solving a 3x3 Determinant.
Appendix VI. Statistics.
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