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Vectors in Three-Dimensional Space

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This book deals with vector algebra and analysis and with their application to three-dimensional geometry and the analysis of fields in three dimensions. While many treatments of the application of vectors have approached the fundamentals of the subject intuitively, assuming some prior knowledge of Euclidean and Cartesian geometry, Professor Chrisholm here bases the subject on the axioms of linear space algebra, which are fundamental to many branches of mathematics. While developing the properties of vectors from axioms, however, he continually emphasizes the geometrical interpretation of vector algebra in order to build up intuitive relations between the algebraic equations and geometrical concepts. Throughout, examples are used to illustrate the theory being developed; several sets of problems are incorporate in each chapter, and outline answers to many of these are given. Written primarily for undergraduate mathematicians in the early part of their courses, this lucidly written book will also appeal to mathematical physicists and to mathematically inclined engineers.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Linear spaces and displacements; 2. Scalar products and components; 3. Other products of vectors; 3. Other products of vectors; 4. Transformations of vectors; 5. Curves and surfaces: vector calculus; 6. Vector analysis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521292894
Author:
Chisholm, J. S.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Chisholm, J. S. R.
Location:
Cambridge Eng. ;
Subject:
Vector Analysis
Subject:
Vector algebra.
Subject:
Applied
Subject:
Mathematics : Vector Analysis
Subject:
General Mathematics
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 262
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
308
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.69 in. 1.00 lbs.

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