Arfken, George B.; Weber, Hans J.
Mathematical Methods for Physicists, Fourth Edition
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This new and completely revised **Fourth Edition** provides thorough coverage of the important mathematics needed for upper-division and graduate study in physics and engineering. Following more than 28 years of successful class-testing, **Mathematical Methods for Physicists** is considered the standard text on the subject.

A new chapter on nonlinear methods and chaos is included, as are revisions of the differential equations and complex variables chapters. The entire book has been made even more accessible, with special attention given to clarity, completeness, and physical motivation. It is an excellent reference apart from its course use.

This revised Fourth Edition includes:

Modernized terminology

Group theoretic methods brought together and expanded in a new chapter

An entirely new chapter on nonlinear mathematical physics

Significant revisions of the differential equations and complex variables chapters

Many new or improved exercises

Forty new or improved figures

An update of computational techniques for today's contemporary tools, such as microcomputers, *Numerical Recipes,* and *Mathematica(r),* among others

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More that 90,000 copies sold!

**Mathematical Methods for Physicists** serves as both textbook and/or useful reference work. This world renowned and well respected title provides in one handy volume the essential mathematical tools and techniques used to solve problems in physics and engineering. It is a vital addition to the bookshelf of any serious student of physics and or research professional in the field. The authors have put considerable effort into revamping this new edition.

Features:

* More advanced sections, including differential forms and the elegant forms of Maxwell's equations

* A new chapter on Probability and Statistics

* More elementary sections have been deleted

"As to a comparison with other books of the same ilk, well, in all honesty, there are none. No other text on methods of mathematical physics is as comprehensive and as complete..."

-Tristan Hubsch, Howard University

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