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Modern technical mathematics with calculus

Robert A. Carman

Modern technical mathematics with calculus

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRobert A. Carman, Hal M. Saunders.
    ContributionsSaunders, Hal M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA37.2 .C29 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 1326, 126 p. :
    Number of Pages1326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2865328M
    ISBN 100534043054
    LC Control Number84028419

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    Unlike Newton, Leibniz paid a lot of attention to the formalism, often spending days determining appropriate symbols for concepts. In other work, he developed series expansions for functions, including fractional and irrational powers, and it was clear that he understood the principles of the Taylor series. Today, Leibniz and Newton are usually both given credit for independently inventing and developing calculus. Professor Calter has taught technical mathematics for over twenty-five years. Marsden, A. Hwang - Holy CrossThe author presents beautiful, interesting, living mathematics, as informally as possible, without compromising logical rigor.

    The basic insights that both Newton and Leibniz provided were the laws of differentiation and integration, second and higher derivatives, and the notion of an approximating polynomial series. Berkeley famously described infinitesimals as the ghosts of departed quantities in his book The Analyst in Brouweridentify mathematics with certain mental phenomena. For those who are mathematically inclined, there is often a definite aesthetic aspect to much of mathematics. Applications to classical mechanics and electric circuits will be examined. Professor Calter has taught technical mathematics for over twenty-five years.


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Modern technical mathematics with calculus book

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Mathematics

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was the first to state clearly the rules of calculus. Complexity theory is the study of tractability by computer; some problems, although theoretically solvable by computer, are so expensive in terms of time or space that solving them is likely to remain practically unfeasible, even with the rapid advancement of computer hardware.

These are objects which can be treated like real numbers but which are, in some sense, "infinitely small".

This remarkable fact, that even the "purest" mathematics often turns out to have practical applications, is what Eugene Wigner has called " the unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics ". Modern notation makes mathematics much easier for the professional, but beginners often find it daunting.

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More advanced applications include power series and Fourier series. A remarkable and user-friendly approach to the study of calculus. TOP15 e-Books:. Gordon - Whitman CollegeThe text represents one person's attempt to put the essential ideas of calculus into a short and concise format.

He identified criteria such as significance, unexpectedness, inevitability, and economy as factors that contribute to a mathematical aesthetic. Isaac Newton developed the use of calculus in his laws of motion and gravitation.

In other work, he developed series expansions for functions, including fractional and irrational powers, and it was clear that he understood the principles of the Taylor series.

Particular attention will be paid to polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric models. The specialization restricting the meaning of "science" to natural science follows the rise of Baconian sciencewhich contrasted "natural science" to scholasticismthe Aristotelean method of inquiring from first principles.

A scientific calculator is required. Following the work of Weierstrass, it eventually became common to base calculus on limits instead of infinitesimal quantities, though the subject is still occasionally called "infinitesimal calculus".

For centuries, mathematicians and philosophers wrestled with paradoxes involving division by zero or sums of infinitely many numbers. There is beauty in a simple and elegant proofsuch as Euclid 's proof that there are infinitely many prime numbersand in an elegant numerical method that speeds calculation, such as the fast Fourier transform.

Most talk of continuum and its infinities is suppressed. Calculations of volume and areaone goal of integral calculus, can be found in the Egyptian Moscow papyrus 13th dynastyc.

Mathematical proof is fundamentally a matter of rigor. Mathematical language also includes many technical terms such as homeomorphism and integrable that have no meaning outside of mathematics. Routine skills are supposed to be mastered and have no place in advanced calculus which deals with the issues related to existence and meaning.

A distinction is often made between pure mathematics and applied mathematics. Everything Is Industrial Strength Mathematica is built to provide industrial-strength capabilities—with robust, efficient algorithms across all areas, capable of handling large-scale problems, with parallelism, GPU computing, and more.

However pure mathematics topics often turn out to have applications, e. Students will use a statistical software package to obtain basic sample statistics and graphs for data analysis.

The treatment of the subject is rigorous but no attempt has been made to state and prove the theorems in generalised forms and under less restrictive conditions. You are gently trained in the fundamental skills, and shown step by step how to put them into action yourself.

Today, Leibniz and Newton are usually both given credit for independently inventing and developing calculus. Mathematical logic includes the mathematical study of logic and the applications of formal logic to other areas of mathematics; set theory is the branch of mathematics that studies sets or collections of objects.

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The calculus was the first achievement of modern mathematics and it is difficult to overestimate its importance. I think it defines more unequivocally than anything else the inception of modern mathematics, and the system of mathematical analysis, which is its logical development, still constitutes the greatest technical advance in exact thinking.

Basic Technical Mathematics with Calculus, SI Version, is intended primarily for students in technical and pre-engineering technology programs or other programs for which coverage of basic mathematics is required.

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