A course in mathematics for students of physics by Paul Bamberg, Shlomo Sternberg

By Paul Bamberg, Shlomo Sternberg

This textbook, to be had in volumes, has been constructed from a direction taught at Harvard over the past decade. The direction covers mostly the idea and actual purposes of linear algebra and of the calculus of numerous variables, rather the outside calculus. The authors undertake the 'spiral procedure' of educating, masking an analogous subject numerous instances at expanding degrees of class and variety of program. hence the reader develops a deep, intuitive knowing of the topic as a complete, and an appreciation of the typical development of rules. themes lined comprise many goods formerly handled at a way more complex point, resembling algebraic topology (introduced through the research of electric networks), external calculus, Lie derivatives, and megastar operators (which are utilized to Maxwell's equations and optics). This then is a textual content which breaks new flooring in providing and making use of subtle arithmetic in an hassle-free surroundings. Any scholar, interpreted within the widest feel, with an curiosity in physics and arithmetic, will achieve from its learn.

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