Applied Mathematics for Physical Chemistry

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9780130413840: Applied Mathematics for Physical Chemistry

An ideal supplementary text for any physical chemistry course. This includes junior/senior level undergraduate courses in introductory chemistry as well as graduate courses in quantum chemistry, kinetics, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, or spectroscopy. Many of today's students find themselves poorly prepared mathematically for their physical chemistry courses. This unique text is for them. This text helps students to recall the math they have learned, to apply mathematics to solve chemical problems, and to acquire a fuller set of mathematical skills necessary for such applications. Using an abundance of fully-worked examples, it shows step-by-step how to directly apply mathematics to physical chemistry problems. It offers full-chapter coverage of many important topics relegated to appendices in other texts, provides a full chapter on numerical methods and computer programming, and covers key areas of advanced mathematics.

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A how to do it review and learn book on advanced mathematics necessary to physical chemistry. Coordinate systems, functions and graphs, logarithms, differential calculus, integral calculus, infinite series, differential equations, scalars and vectors, matrices and determinants, operators, numerical methods and the use of the computer, and mathematical methods in the laboratory. Educators, Technicians, and other professionals using mathematics in physical chemistry.

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Applied Mathematics for Physical Chemistry is the perfect resource for students who need to refresh themselves on the algebra and calculus required to understand thermodynamics, atomic and molecular structure, spectroscopy, and statistical mechanics. Designed to supplement all textbooks of physical chemistry, this book will help today's physical chemistry students succeed in their course.

This book features:
  • Introductory chapters that deal with coordinate systems, functions and graphs, and the use of logarithms.
  • Chapters on differential and integral calculus.
  • A chapter of mathematical methods in the laboratory, including error analysis, propagation of errors, linear regression calculations, and preparing graphs.
  • An introduction to differential equations.
  • A chapter illustrating the use of Fourier series and Fourier transforms.
  • Problems at the end of each chapter, with answers to all problems in an appendix.
New to this edition:
  • A completely revised chapter on Numerical Methods and the Use of the Computer that illustrates how to complete calculations using Microsoft Excel™.

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