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Introduction to Applied Math offers a comprehensive introductory treatment of the subject. The author's explanations of Applied Mathematics are clearly stated and easy to understand. The reference includes a wide range of timely topics from symmetric linear systems to optimization as well as illuminating hands-on examples.
Contents: Chapter 1: Symmetric Linear Systems; Chapter 2: Equilibrium Equations; Chapter 3: Equilibrium in the Continuous Case; Chapter 4: Analytical Methods; Chapter 5: Numerical Methods; Chapter 6: Initial-Value Problems; Chapter 7: Network Flows and Combinatorics; Chapter 8: Optimization; Software for Scientific Computing.
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Renowned applied mathematician Gilbert Strang explains the theory and applications of applied mathematics with the clear style, examples and insights of an experienced teacher. This is an ideal book for students studying a first course on applied mathematics or as a reference for more advanced applied mathematicians.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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