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This Schaum's Outline gives you:
- A quick, easy-to-follow guide to mathematical topics required for important concept development in physics
- More than 1500 fully solved problems from both the physics and mathematics point of view
- Hundreds more practice problems
Chapters include: Introduction to Algebra * Functions * Graphs of Functions * Linear Equations * Simultaneous Linear Equations * Quadratic Functions and Equations * Inequalities * The Locus of an Equation * The Straight Line * Families of Straight Lines * The Circle * Rational and Polynomial Functions * Trigonometric Functions * Exponential and Logarithmic Functions * Complex Numbers * The Calculus of Single-Variable Functions: A Mathematics Approach * The Calculus of Single-Variable Functions: A Physics Approach * Vectors * Polar, Spherical, and Cylindrical Coordinate Systems * Multivariate Calculus * Elementary Linear Algebra * Vector Calculus: Grad, Div, and Curl * Vector Calculus: Flux and Gauss' Law * Differential Equations * Elementary Probability * Infinite Series * Appendices
Synopsis
Learn to use math concepts to unravel physics problems
"Schaum's Outline of Mathematics for Physics Students" helps you to apply mathematical concepts to your studies and shows you how these concepts operate in physics problems. The book includes both fully solved problems and supplementary practice problems.
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About the Author
Phillip A. Schmidt, Ph.D., is the program coordinator for secondary education at the Teachers College of Western Governors University. Robert Steiner, Ph.D., is the project director of seminars on science at the American Museum of Natural History.
Table of Contents
Part I: Algebra and Geometry
Chapter 1: Introduction to Algebra
Chapter 2: Functions
Chapter 3: Graphs of Functions
Chapter 4: Linear Equations
Chapter 5: Simultaneous Linear Equations
Chapter 6: Quadratic Functions and Equations
Chapter 7: Inequalities
Chapter 8: The Locus of an Equation
Chapter 9: The Straight Line
Chapter 10: Families of Straight Lines
Chapter 11: The Circle
Part II: Pre-Calculus and Elementary Calculus
Chapter 12: Rational and Polynomial Functions
Chapter 13: Trigonometric Functions
Chapter 14: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Chapter 15: Complex Numbers
Chapter 16: The Calculus of Single-Variable Functions: A Mathematical Approach
Chapter 17: The Calculus of Single-Variable Functions: A Physics Approach
Chapter 18: Vectors
Part III: Advanced Topics in Mathematics
Chapter 19: Polar, Spherical, and Cylindrical Coordinate Systems
Chapter 20: Multivariate Calculus
Chapter 21: Elementary Linear Algebra
Chapter 22: Vector Calculus: Grad, Div, and Curl
Chapter 23: Vector Calculus: Flux and Gauss' Law
Chapter 24: Differential Equations
Chapter 25: Elementary Probability
Chapter 26: Infinite Series
APPENDIX A: RECTANGULAR COORDINATES IN SPACE
APPENDIX B: UNITS AND DIMENSIONS
APPENDIX C: SOLVING PHYSICS PROBLEMS
APPENDIX D: SELECTED PHYSICS FORMULAS
APPENDIX E: SELECTED PHYSICAL CONSTANTS
APPENDIX F: INTEGRATION BY PARTS
APPENDIX G: THE GREEK ALPHABET AND PREFIXES
INDEX