6 edition of **Vector calculus** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1998** by Springer in Berlin, New York .

Written in English

- Vector analysis

**Edition Notes**

Includes index.

Statement | P.C. Matthews. |

Series | Springer undergraduate mathematics series |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA433 .M38 1998 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ix, 182 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 182 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL693919M |

ISBN 10 | 3540761802 |

LC Control Number | 97041192 |

Benson Muite Univeristy of Michigan kindly sent me over a year ago. There were some great problems but the examples were too simple in comparison. Hughes Hallett often wast much of the students time with the qualitative question of what is going on, without giving the student the tools to properly explore those questions. A vector, represented by an arrow, has both a direction and a magnitude. While I intended to read all of it, after finishing with chapter 2, I found Colley's "Vector Calculus" to be much better than this.

I have included material enough to be covered during a simple semester with- out a hassle, and it should be possible to work through the entire book with reasonable care. Now, for more section-specific things: 1 The chapter on spherical and cylindrical coordinates systems didn't satisfy me. The big change was in switching the math font from txfonts to Fourier-GUTenberg. They can in fact be any letter one desires, so long as they are both the same letter. In conclusion, this is a great book!

Jan 03, Kevin rated it it was amazing A very detailed and example-filled introduction of formal vector calculus or calculus of several variables. Each section in a chapter is concluded with a set of exercises that review and extend the ideas that was introduced in the chapter, or section. For example, Prof. All those who thinks that this book is rigorous must spend a little bit of their time in reading the first few pages where mathematical symbols are explained. The prerequisite for this course is the knowledge of the fundamen- tal of one-variable calculus, differentiation and integration of the standard functions.

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Coincidentally, the gradient also gives the direction, or orientation, in space that corresponds to the greatest rate of increase. I wasn't as familiar with Sage as I am now, so I finally got around to doing it. Mechanical strains are related to gradients of displacements and heat conduction is related to the gradient of the temperature distribution.

Mathematical notation is being used more-and that's good-and I think it might get a bit more rigorous than I initially thought. Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

I originally wrote "I am going to provide a review of this book while I am going through it I will edit each time I go through one chapter. Chapter 1: In the first chapter, I will give this a 4-star rating. Chapter 2: I just started this and it seems like I am getting to the good stuff now.

The prerequisite for this course is the knowledge of the fundamen- tal of one-variable calculus, differentiation and integration of the standard functions.

The physical nature of the subject is clarified with over sixty diagrams, which provide an important aid to the comprehension of the new concepts.

The sans serif font was also changed, from Avant Garde to Helvetica. These changes in the appearance make the book look better overall, in my opinion, and were long overdue. I think the author should prove them because they are both important and a bit tricky to find. Take a look at this figure, which features two vectors, A and B.

This book assumes no previous knowledge of vectors. Rotations of solids automatically imply large displacements, which in turn automatically imply nonlinear analyses.

These might not be important to the understanding of the chapter material but they would provide further insight through connections. Many topics in the physical sciences can be analysed mathematically using the techniques of vector calculus.

I am only a little sorry to see my nights spent with Susan come to an end From a general point of view, the various fields in 3-dimensional vector calculus are uniformly seen as being k-vector fields: scalar fields are 0-vector fields, vector fields are 1-vector fields, pseudovector fields are 2-vector fields, and pseudoscalar fields are 3-vector fields.

Grad and div generalize immediately to other dimensions, as do the gradient theorem, divergence theorem, and Laplacian yielding harmonic analysiswhile curl and cross product do not generalize as directly. When there is no proof for something, the author provides motivation for it.

The big change was in switching the math font from txfonts to Fourier-GUTenberg. Even better, the presentation is extremely example driven-there are literally hundreds of examples throughout-from both mathematics and classical physics. It also contains proofs at the end of each chapters for those who want to learn the material in a rigorous way or for those who are just curious of how some results are obtained.

Some knowledge of linear algebra is also required, particularly the concepts of matrices and determinants. Four corrections in the answers in Appendix A: 1. The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this Textbook Vector calculus is the fundamental language of mathematical physics.

Also, please consider visiting an advertiser above. Another change was cleaning up the graphics, which also had a mish-mash of inconsistent fonts and other issues in particular the graphics created with MetaPost and Gnuplot.

Quantities that have only a magnitude are called scalars. There were some great problems but the examples were too simple in comparison. The book is designed to be self-contained, so that it is suitable for a pro gramme of individual study. It also brings the book in line with the general look and feel of my Trigonometry book and my forthcoming Elementary Calculus book the prequel to this book.are Calculus Activities for Graphic Calculators by Dennis Pence (PWS-Kent, for the Casio and Sharp and HPS, for the TI).

A series of Calculator Enhance- ments, using HP's, is being published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. What follows is an introduction to one part of a calculus laboratory.

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