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This textbook is a well-organized treatise on calculus. The author intuitively provides detailed and intensive explanations fulfilling beginner’s needs. The book is both useful as a reference and a self-taught manual of calculus.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Calculus; Chapter 2: Derivatives; Chapter 3: Applications of the Derivative; Chapter 4: The Chain Rule; Chapter 5: Integrals; Chapter 6: Exponentials and Logarithms; Chapter 7: Techniques of Integration; Chapter 8: Applications of the Integral; Chapter 9: Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers; Chapter 10: Infinite Series; Chapter 11: Vectors and Matrices; Chapter 12: Motion along a Curve; Chapter 13: Partial Derivatives; Chapter 14: Multiple Integrals; Chapter 15: Vector Calculus; Chapter 16: Mathematics after Calculus.
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Gilbert Strang's Calculus textbook is ideal both as a course companion and for self study. The author has a direct style. His book presents detailed and intensive explanations. Many diagrams and examples are used to aid understanding, as well as the application of calculus to physics and engineering and economics.About the Author:
Gilbert Strang is a Professor of Mathematics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an Honorary Fellow of Balliol College, of the University of Oxford, UK. His current research interests include linear algebra, wavelets and filter banks, applied mathematics, and engineering mathematics. He is the author or co-author of six textbooks and has published a monograph with George Fix titled “An Analysis of the Finite Element Method.” Professor Strang served as SIAM’s president from 1999-2000, chaired the US National Committee on Mathematics from 2003–2004, and won the Neumann Medal of the US Association of Computational Mechanics in 2005. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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