Differential Equations and Their Applications

An Introduction to Applied Mathematics

Author: M. Braun

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475749694

Category: Mathematics

Page: 719

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For the past several years the Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University has been teaching an extremely popular sophomore level differential equations course. The immense success of this course is due primarily to two fac tors. First, and foremost, the material is presented in a manner which is rigorous enough for our mathematics and ap plied mathematics majors, but yet intuitive and practical enough for our engineering, biology, economics, physics and geology majors. Secondly, numerous case histories are given of how researchers have used differential equations to solve real life problems. This book is the outgrowth of this course. It is a rigorous treatment of differential equations and their appli cations, and can be understood by anyone who has had a two semester course in Calculus. It contains all the material usually covered in a one or two semester course in differen tial equations. In addition, it possesses the following unique features which distinguish it from other textbooks on differential equations.

Introduction to Applied Mathematics

Author: Gilbert Strang

Publisher: Wellesley-Cambridge Press

ISBN: 9780961408800

Category: Mathematics

Page: 760

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Renowned applied mathematician Gilbert Strang teaches applied mathematics with the clear explanations, examples and insights of an experienced teacher. This book progresses steadily through a range of topics from symmetric linear systems to differential equations to least squares and Kalman filtering and optimization. It clearly demonstrates the power of matrix algebra in engineering problem solving. This is an ideal book (beloved by many readers) for a first course on applied mathematics and a reference for more advanced applied mathematicians. The only prerequisite is a basic course in linear algebra.

An Introduction to Partial Differential Equations

Author: Michael Renardy,Robert C. Rogers

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387216871

Category: Mathematics

Page: 434

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Partial differential equations are fundamental to the modeling of natural phenomena. The desire to understand the solutions of these equations has always had a prominent place in the efforts of mathematicians and has inspired such diverse fields as complex function theory, functional analysis, and algebraic topology. This book, meant for a beginning graduate audience, provides a thorough introduction to partial differential equations.

Stability, Instability and Chaos

An Introduction to the Theory of Nonlinear Differential Equations

Author: Paul Glendinning

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521425667

Category: Mathematics

Page: 388

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An introduction to nonlinear differential equations which equips undergraduate students with the know-how to appreciate stability theory and bifurcation.

Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems

Author: Lawrence Perko

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461300037

Category: Mathematics

Page: 557

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This textbook presents a systematic study of the qualitative and geometric theory of nonlinear differential equations and dynamical systems. Although the main topic of the book is the local and global behavior of nonlinear systems and their bifurcations, a thorough treatment of linear systems is given at the beginning of the text. All the material necessary for a clear understanding of the qualitative behavior of dynamical systems is contained in this textbook, including an outline of the proof and examples illustrating the proof of the Hartman-Grobman theorem. In addition to minor corrections and updates throughout, this new edition includes materials on higher order Melnikov theory and the bifurcation of limit cycles for planar systems of differential equations.

An Introduction to Computational Stochastic PDEs

Author: Gabriel J. Lord,Catherine E. Powell,Tony Shardlow

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139915770

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

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This book gives a comprehensive introduction to numerical methods and analysis of stochastic processes, random fields and stochastic differential equations, and offers graduate students and researchers powerful tools for understanding uncertainty quantification for risk analysis. Coverage includes traditional stochastic ODEs with white noise forcing, strong and weak approximation, and the multi-level Monte Carlo method. Later chapters apply the theory of random fields to the numerical solution of elliptic PDEs with correlated random data, discuss the Monte Carlo method, and introduce stochastic Galerkin finite-element methods. Finally, stochastic parabolic PDEs are developed. Assuming little previous exposure to probability and statistics, theory is developed in tandem with state-of-the-art computational methods through worked examples, exercises, theorems and proofs. The set of MATLAB codes included (and downloadable) allows readers to perform computations themselves and solve the test problems discussed. Practical examples are drawn from finance, mathematical biology, neuroscience, fluid flow modelling and materials science.

An Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations

Author: James C. Robinson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139450026

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

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This refreshing, introductory textbook covers both standard techniques for solving ordinary differential equations, as well as introducing students to qualitative methods such as phase-plane analysis. The presentation is concise, informal yet rigorous; it can be used either for 1-term or 1-semester courses. Topics such as Euler's method, difference equations, the dynamics of the logistic map, and the Lorenz equations, demonstrate the vitality of the subject, and provide pointers to further study. The author also encourages a graphical approach to the equations and their solutions, and to that end the book is profusely illustrated. The files to produce the figures using MATLAB are all provided in an accompanying website. Numerous worked examples provide motivation for and illustration of key ideas and show how to make the transition from theory to practice. Exercises are also provided to test and extend understanding: solutions for these are available for teachers.

Introduction to Applied Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Chaos

Author: Stephen Wiggins

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387217495

Category: Mathematics

Page: 844

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This introduction to applied nonlinear dynamics and chaos places emphasis on teaching the techniques and ideas that will enable students to take specific dynamical systems and obtain some quantitative information about their behavior. The new edition has been updated and extended throughout, and contains a detailed glossary of terms. From the reviews: "Will serve as one of the most eminent introductions to the geometric theory of dynamical systems." --Monatshefte für Mathematik

Solitons

An Introduction

Author: P. G. Drazin,R. S. Johnson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521336550

Category: Mathematics

Page: 226

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This textbook is an introduction to the theory of solitons in the physical sciences.

An Introduction to Difference Equations

Author: Saber N. Elaydi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475731108

Category: Mathematics

Page: 429

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Integrating both classical and modern treatments of difference equations, this book contains the most updated and comprehensive material on stability, Z-transform, discrete control theory, asymptotic theory, continued fractions and orthogonal polynomials. While the presentation is simple enough for use by advanced undergraduates and beginning graduates in mathematics, engineering science, and economics, it will also be a useful reference for scientists and engineers interested in discrete mathematical models. The text covers a large set of applications in a variety of disciplines, including neural networks, feedback control, Markov chains, trade models, heat transfer, propagation of plants, epidemic models and host-parasitoid systems, with each section rounded off by an extensive and highly selected set of exercises.

Symmetry Methods for Differential Equations

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Peter E. Hydon,Peter Ellsworth Hydon

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521497862

Category: Mathematics

Page: 213

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An introduction to symmetry methods, informally written and aimed at applied mathematicians, physicists, and engineers.

An Introduction to Stochastic Dynamics

Author: Jinqiao Duan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107075394

Category: Mathematics

Page: 307

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An accessible introduction for applied mathematicians to concepts and techniques for describing, quantifying, and understanding dynamics under uncertainty.

Introduction to the Foundations of Applied Mathematics

Author: Mark H. Holmes

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387877657

Category: Mathematics

Page: 468

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FOAM. This acronym has been used for over ?fty years at Rensselaer to designate an upper-division course entitled, Foundations of Applied Ma- ematics. This course was started by George Handelman in 1956, when he came to Rensselaer from the Carnegie Institute of Technology. His objective was to closely integrate mathematical and physical reasoning, and in the p- cess enable students to obtain a qualitative understanding of the world we live in. FOAM was soon taken over by a young faculty member, Lee Segel. About this time a similar course, Introduction to Applied Mathematics, was introduced by Chia-Ch’iao Lin at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Together Lin and Segel, with help from Handelman, produced one of the landmark textbooks in applied mathematics, Mathematics Applied to - terministic Problems in the Natural Sciences. This was originally published in 1974, and republished in 1988 by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, in their Classics Series. This textbook comes from the author teaching FOAM over the last few years. In this sense, it is an updated version of the Lin and Segel textbook.

Mathematical Biology II

Spatial Models and Biomedical Applications

Author: James D. Murray

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387952284

Category: Mathematics

Page: 814

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This richly illustrated third edition provides a thorough training in practical mathematical biology and shows how exciting mathematical challenges can arise from a genuinely interdisciplinary involvement with the biosciences. It has been extensively updated and extended to cover much of the growth of mathematical biology. From the reviews: ""This book, a classical text in mathematical biology, cleverly combines mathematical tools with subject area sciences."--SHORT BOOK REVIEWS

Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Applications - VII

Author: Giuseppe Da Prato,Luciano Tubaro

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420028720

Category: Mathematics

Page: 347

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Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Applications gives an overview of current state-of-the-art stochastic PDEs in several fields, such as filtering theory, stochastic quantization, quantum probability, and mathematical finance. Featuring contributions from leading expert participants at an international conference on the subject, this book presents valuable information for PhD students in probability and PDEs as well as for researchers in pure and applied mathematics. Coverage includes Navier-Stokes equations, Ornstein-Uhlenbeck semigroups, quantum stochastic differential equations, applications of SPDE, 3D stochastic Navier-Stokes equations, and nonlinear filtering.

Introduction to Applied Mathematics

Author: Lawrence Sirovich

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 146124580X

Category: Science

Page: 370

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From the Preface: "The material in this book is based on notes for a course which I gave several times at Brown University. The target of the course was juniors and seniors majoring in applied mathematics, engineering and other sciences. My basic goal in the course was to teach standard methods, or what I regard as a basic "bag of tricks". In my opinion the material contained here, for the most part, does not depart widely from traditional subject matter. One such departure is the discussion of discrete linear systems. Besides being interesting in its own right, this topic is included because the treatment of such systems leads naturally to the use of discrete Fourier series, discrete Fourier transforms, and their extension, the Z-transform. On making the transition to continuous systems we derive their continuous analogues, viz., Fourier series, Fourier transforms, Fourier integrals and Laplace transforms. A main advantage to the approach taken is that a wide variety of techniques are seen to result from one or two very simple but central ideas. Above all, this course is intended as being one which gives the student a "can-do" frame of mind about mathematics. Students should be given confidence in using mathematics and not be made fearful of it. I have, therefore, forgone the theorem-proof format for a more informal style. Finally, a concerted effort was made to present an assortment of examples from diverse applications with the hope of attracting the interest of the student, and an equally dedicated effort was made to be kind to the reader."

An Introduction to Differential Equations and Their Applications

Author: Stanley J. Farlow

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486135136

Category: Mathematics

Page: 640

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This introductory text explores 1st- and 2nd-order differential equations, series solutions, the Laplace transform, difference equations, much more. Numerous figures, problems with solutions, notes. 1994 edition. Includes 268 figures and 23 tables.

Theory and Applications of Fractional Differential Equations

Author: Anatoliĭ Aleksandrovich Kilbas,H. M. Srivastava,Juan J. Trujillo

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780444518323

Category: Mathematics

Page: 523

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This work aims to present, in a systematic manner, results including the existence and uniqueness of solutions for the Cauchy Type and Cauchy problems involving nonlinear ordinary fractional differential equations.

Differential Equations with Maple V

Author: Martha L. Abell,James P. Braselton

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780120415601

Category: Computers

Page: 719

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Through the use of numerous examples that illustrate how to solve important applications using Maple V, Release 2, this book provides readers with a solid, hands-on introduction to ordinary and partial differental equations. Includes complete coverage of constructing and numerically computing and approximating solutions to ordinary and partial equations.

Partial Differential Equations with Numerical Methods

Author: Stig Larsson,Vidar Thomee

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540887059

Category: Mathematics

Page: 262

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The main theme is the integration of the theory of linear PDE and the theory of finite difference and finite element methods. For each type of PDE, elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic, the text contains one chapter on the mathematical theory of the differential equation, followed by one chapter on finite difference methods and one on finite element methods. The chapters on elliptic equations are preceded by a chapter on the two-point boundary value problem for ordinary differential equations. Similarly, the chapters on time-dependent problems are preceded by a chapter on the initial-value problem for ordinary differential equations. There is also one chapter on the elliptic eigenvalue problem and eigenfunction expansion. The presentation does not presume a deep knowledge of mathematical and functional analysis. The required background on linear functional analysis and Sobolev spaces is reviewed in an appendix. The book is suitable for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students of applied mathematics and engineering.