Foundation Mathematics for Engineers

Author: John Berry,Patrick Wainwright

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780333527177

Category: Engineering mathematics

Page: 561

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Written for students without mathematics A level who are entering an engineering or applied science degree via a preliminary year. The book introduces the basic ideas of mathematics through applications in physics and engineering, providing a firm foundation in functions and calculus for the subsequent degree. Students are encouraged to use computers and calculators effectively and to develop skills in mathematical modelling.

Mathematics for Electrical Engineering and Computing

Author: Mary P Attenborough

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080473406

Category: Mathematics

Page: 576

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Mathematics for Electrical Engineering and Computing embraces many applications of modern mathematics, such as Boolean Algebra and Sets and Functions, and also teaches both discrete and continuous systems - particularly vital for Digital Signal Processing (DSP). In addition, as most modern engineers are required to study software, material suitable for Software Engineering - set theory, predicate and prepositional calculus, language and graph theory - is fully integrated into the book. Excessive technical detail and language are avoided, recognising that the real requirement for practising engineers is the need to understand the applications of mathematics in everyday engineering contexts. Emphasis is given to an appreciation of the fundamental concepts behind the mathematics, for problem solving and undertaking critical analysis of results, whether using a calculator or a computer. The text is backed up by numerous exercises and worked examples throughout, firmly rooted in engineering practice, ensuring that all mathematical theory introduced is directly relevant to real-world engineering. The book includes introductions to advanced topics such as Fourier analysis, vector calculus and random processes, also making this a suitable introductory text for second year undergraduates of electrical, electronic and computer engineering, undertaking engineering mathematics courses. Dr Attenborough is a former Senior Lecturer in the School of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering at South Bank University. She is currently Technical Director of The Webbery - Internet development company, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Fundamental principles of mathematics introduced and applied in engineering practice, reinforced through over 300 examples directly relevant to real-world engineering

Mathematics for Engineers

A Modern Interactive Approach

Author: Anthony Croft,Robert Davison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780130333483

Category: Engineering mathematics

Page: 1028

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An accessible, step-by-step approach to teaching mathematics with today's engineering student in mind. The content is divided into manageable pieces of work ('blocks') focusing on one specific technique and the explanations are gradually developed through fully and part-worked examples. Highlighted key points and use of icons throughout the book aid understanding of the mathematical concepts being presented.

Modern advanced mathematics for engineers

Author: Vladimir V. Mitin,Vladimir Vasilʹevich Mitin,Dmitri A. Romanov,M. Polis

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: 9780471417705

Category: Mathematics

Page: 308

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A convenient single source for vital mathematical concepts, written by engineers and for engineers. Builds a strong foundation in modern applied mathematics for engineering students, and offers them a concise and comprehensive treatment that summarizes and unifies their mathematical knowledge using a system focused on basic concepts rather than exhaustive theorems and proofs. The authors provide several levels of explanation and exercises involving increasing degrees of mathematical difficulty to recall and develop basic topics such as calculus, determinants, Gaussian elimination, differential equations, and functions of a complex variable. They include an assortment of examples ranging from simple illustrations to highly involved problems as well as a number of applications that demonstrate the concepts and methods discussed throughout the book. This broad treatment also offers:* Key mathematical tools needed by engineers working in communications, semiconductor device simulation, and control theory * Concise coverage of fundamental concepts such as sets, mappings, and linearity * Thorough discussion of topics such as distance, inner product, and orthogonality * Essentials of operator equations, theory of approximations, transform methods, and partial differential equationsIt makes an excellent companion to less general engineering texts and a useful reference for practitioners.

Handbook of Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists

Author: Andrei D. Polyanin,Alexander V. Manzhirov

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781584885023

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1544

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The Handbook of Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists covers the main fields of mathematics and focuses on the methods used for obtaining solutions of various classes of mathematical equations that underlie the mathematical modeling of numerous phenomena and processes in science and technology. To accommodate different mathematical backgrounds, the preeminent authors outline the material in a simplified, schematic manner, avoiding special terminology wherever possible. Organized in ascending order of complexity, the material is divided into two parts. The first part is a coherent survey of the most important definitions, formulas, equations, methods, and theorems. It covers arithmetic, elementary and analytic geometry, algebra, differential and integral calculus, special functions, calculus of variations, and probability theory. Numerous specific examples clarify the methods for solving problems and equations. The second part provides many in-depth mathematical tables, including those of exact solutions of various types of equations. This concise, comprehensive compendium of mathematical definitions, formulas, and theorems provides the foundation for exploring scientific and technological phenomena.

Foundations of Applied Mathematics

Author: Michael D. Greenberg

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486492796

Category: Mathematics

Page: 636

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"A longtime classic text in applied mathematics, this volume also serves as a reference for undergraduate and graduate students of engineering. Topics include real variable theory, complex variables, linear analysis, partial and ordinary differential equations, and other subjects. Answers to selected exercises are provided, along with Fourier and Laplace transformation tables and useful formulas. 1978 edition"--

Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists, Sixth Edition

Author: Alan Jeffrey

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781584884880

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1016

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Since its original publication in 1969, Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists has built a solid foundation in mathematics for legions of undergraduate science and engineering students. It continues to do so, but as the influence of computers has grown and syllabi have evolved, once again the time has come for a new edition. Thoroughly revised to meet the needs of today's curricula, Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists, Sixth Edition covers all of the topics typically introduced to first- or second-year engineering students, from number systems, functions, and vectors to series, differential equations, and numerical analysis. Among the most significant revisions to this edition are: Simplified presentation of many topics and expanded explanations that further ease the comprehension of incoming engineering students A new chapter on double integrals Many more exercises, applications, and worked examples A new chapter introducing the MATLAB and Maple software packages Although designed as a textbook with problem sets in each chapter and selected answers at the end of the book, Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists, Sixth Edition serves equally well as a supplemental text and for self-study. The author strongly encourages readers to make use of computer algebra software, to experiment with it, and to learn more about mathematical functions and the operations that it can perform.

Mathematical Foundations of Elasticity

Author: Jerrold E. Marsden,Thomas J. R. Hughes

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486142272

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 576

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Graduate-level study approaches mathematical foundations of three-dimensional elasticity using modern differential geometry and functional analysis. It presents a classical subject in a modern setting, with examples of newer mathematical contributions. 1983 edition.

Engineering Mathematics

Author: K.A. Stroud,Dexter J. Booth

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137031220

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1184

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Engineering Mathematics is the best-selling introductory mathematics text for students on science and engineering degree and pre-degree courses. Sales of previous editions stand at more than half a million copies. It is suitable for classroom use and self-study. Its unique programmed approach takes students through the mathematics they need in a step-by-step fashion with a wealth of examples and exercises. The book is divided into two sections with the Foundation section starting at Level 0 of the IEng syllabus and the main section extending over all elements of a first year undergraduate course and into many second year courses. The book therefore suits a full range of abilities and levels of access. The Online Personal Tutor guides students through exercises in the same step-by-step fashion as the book, with hundreds of full workings to questions.

Mathematics Applied to Engineering

Author: Mangey Ram,J. Paulo Davim

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128104368

Category: Mathematics

Page: 226

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Mathematics Applied to Engineering presents a comprehensive range of mathematics applied in various fields of engineering. A wide array of applied mathematical techniques for an equally wide range of engineering applications are discussed in each chapter, such as those practiced in civil engineering, extensively in physics, the use of the finite element method and differential equations in mechanical engineering, applications of numerical simulation, combinatorics, genetic algorithms in computer science engineering, the use of fuzzy theory in electronics, and more. Covers many mathematical techniques for robotics, computer science, mechanical engineering, HCI and machinability Describes different algorithms, such as the genetic algorithm Explains different modeling techniques and simulations

Mathematical Methods for Science Students

Author: Geoffrey Stephenson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780582444164

Category: Calculus

Page: 528

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This well-known and widely recommended textbook provides an essential basis of mathematical techniques for engineers, physicists, chemists and management scientists at undergraduate level. The material is suitable for the first two years of a typical University or Polytechnic course, and it is developed assuming only an elementary knowledge of pre-University mathematics. The text includes a large number of worked examples, and there is a selection of unworked problems at the end of each chapter.

Foundation Maths

Author: Anthony Croft,Tony Croft,Robert Davison

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131979215

Category: Mathematics

Page: 523

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Foundation Maths has been written for students taking higher and further education courses who have not specialised in mathematics on post-16 qualifications and need to use mathematical tools in their courses. It is ideally suited to those studying marketing, business studies, management, science, engineering, social science, geography, combined studies and design. It will be useful for those who lack confidence and who need careful, steady guidance in mathematical methods. For those whose mathematical expertise is already established, the book will be a helpful revision and reference guide. The style of the book also makes it suitable for self-study and distance learning. Features of the book Mathematical processes are described in everyday language mathematical ideas are usually developed by example rather than formal proof, thereby encouraging students' learning. Key points highlight important results that need to be referred to easily or remembered. Worked examples are included throughout the book to reinforce learning. Self-assessment questions are provided at the END of most sections to test understanding of important parts of the section. Answers are given at the back of the book. Exercises provide a key opportunity to develop competence and understanding through practice. Answers are given at the back of the book. Test and assignment exercises (with answers provided in a separate Lecturers' Manual on the website) allow lecturers and tutors to set regular assignments or tests throughout the course. New to this EDITION Six new chapters: Chapter 4 Sets, Chapter 8 Number Bases, Chapter 9 Elementary Logic, Chapter 31 Integration by Parts, Chapter 36 Correlation and Chapter 37 Regression. Extra END-of-chapter questions for students (with answers) on the website at www.pearsoned.co.uk/croft . PowerPoint slides for lecturers on the website featuring Key Points from the book with their related Worked Examples. Anthony Croft has taught mathematics in further and higher education institutions for twenty four years. He is currently Director of the Mathematics Education Centre at Loughborough university, which has been designated a Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning by the Higher Education Funding Council for England. He teaches mathematics and engineering undergraduates, and has championed mathematics support for students who find the transition from school to university difficult and for students with learning difficulties. He has AUTHORed many very successful mathematics textbooks including several for engineering students. Robert Davison has twenty five years experience teaching mathematics in both further and higher education. He is currently Head of Quality in the Faculty of Computing Sciences and Engineering at De Montfort University, where he also teaches mathematics. He has AUTHORed many very successful mathematics textbooks including several for engineering students.

Engineering Mathematics

Author: Anthony Croft,Robert Davison

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292146672

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1024

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Engineering Mathematics is the unparalleled undergraduate textbook for students of electrical, electronic, communications and systems engineering. Tried and tested over many years, this widely used textbook is now in its 5th edition, having been fully updated and revised. This new edition includes an even greater emphasis on the application of mathematics within a range of engineering contexts. It features detailed explanation of why a technique is important to engineers. In addition, it provides essential guidance in how to use mathematics to solve engineering problems. This approach ensures a deep and practical understanding of the role of mathematics in modern engineering.

Understanding Engineering Mathematics

Author: Bill Cox

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780750650984

Category: Mathematics

Page: 533

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* Unique interactive style enables students to diagnose their strengths and weaknesses and focus their efforts where needed * Ideal for self-study and tutorial work, building from an initially supportive approach to the development of independent learning skills * Free website includes solutions to all exercises, additional topics and applications, guide to learning mathematics, and practice material Students today enter engineering courses with a wide range of mathematical skills, due to the many different pre-university qualifications studied. Bill Cox's aim is for students to gain a thorough understanding of the maths they are studying, by first strengthening their background in the essentials of each topic. His approach allows a unique self-paced study style, in which students Review their strengths and weaknesses through self-administered diagnostic tests, then focus on Revision where they need it, to finally Reinforce the skills required. The book is structured around a highly successful 'transition' maths course at Aston University which has demonstrated a clear improvement in students' achievement in mathematics, and has been commended by QAA Subject Review and engineering accreditation reports. A core undergraduate text with a unique interactive style that enables students to diagnose their strengths and weaknesses and focus their efforts where needed Ideal for self-paced self-study and tutorial work, building from an initially supportive approach to the development of independent learning skills Lots of targeted examples and exercises

Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory

Author: Aleksandr I?Akovlevich Khinchin

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486604349

Category: Mathematics

Page: 120

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First comprehensive introduction to information theory explores the work of Shannon, McMillan, Feinstein, and Khinchin. Topics include the entropy concept in probability theory, fundamental theorems, and other subjects. 1957 edition.

Thinking About Equations

A Practical Guide for Developing Mathematical Intuition in the Physical Sciences and Engineering

Author: Matt A. Bernstein,William A. Friedman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118210646

Category: Mathematics

Page: 258

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An accessible guide to developing intuition and skills for solving mathematical problems in the physical sciences and engineering Equations play a central role in problem solving across various fields of study. Understanding what an equation means is an essential step toward forming an effective strategy to solve it, and it also lays the foundation for a more successful and fulfilling work experience. Thinking About Equations provides an accessible guide to developing an intuitive understanding of mathematical methods and, at the same time, presents a number of practical mathematical tools for successfully solving problems that arise in engineering and the physical sciences. Equations form the basis for nearly all numerical solutions, and the authors illustrate how a firm understanding of problem solving can lead to improved strategies for computational approaches. Eight succinct chapters provide thorough topical coverage, including: Approximation and estimation Isolating important variables Generalization and special cases Dimensional analysis and scaling Pictorial methods and graphical solutions Symmetry to simplify equations Each chapter contains a general discussion that is integrated with worked-out problems from various fields of study, including physics, engineering, applied mathematics, and physical chemistry. These examples illustrate the mathematical concepts and techniques that are frequently encountered when solving problems. To accelerate learning, the worked example problems are grouped by the equation-related concepts that they illustrate as opposed to subfields within science and mathematics, as in conventional treatments. In addition, each problem is accompanied by a comprehensive solution, explanation, and commentary, and numerous exercises at the end of each chapter provide an opportunity to test comprehension. Requiring only a working knowledge of basic calculus and introductory physics, Thinking About Equations is an excellent supplement for courses in engineering and the physical sciences at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. It is also a valuable reference for researchers, practitioners, and educators in all branches of engineering, physics, chemistry, biophysics, and other related fields who encounter mathematical problems in their day-to-day work.

Automotive Science and Mathematics

Author: Allan Bonnick

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136427619

Category: Mathematics

Page: 264

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Automotive technicians and students need a firm grasp of science and technology in order to fully appreciate and understand how mechanisms and systems of modern vehicles work. Automotive Science and Mathematics presents the necessary principles and applications with all the examples and exercises relating directly to motor vehicle technology and repair, making it easy for automotive students and apprentices to relate the theory back to their working practice. The coverage of this book is based on the syllabus requirements of the BTEC First in Vehicle Technology, BTEC National in Vehicle Repair and Technology, and the IMI Certificate and Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, but will help all automotive students and apprentices at levels 2 and 3 and up to and including HNC/HND, foundation and first degree with their studies and in achieving the Key Skill 'Application of Number' at levels 2 and 3. The book is designed to cater for both light and heavy vehicle courses. Full worked solutions of most exercises are available as a free download for lecturers only from http://textbooks.elsevier.com. Allan Bonnick is a motor vehicle education and training consultant and was formerly Head of Motor Vehicle Engineering, Eastbourne College. He is the author of several established automotive engineering textbooks.

Mathematical Foundations of Computer Networking

Author: Srinivasan Keshav

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0321792106

Category: Computers

Page: 474

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"To design future networks that are worthy of society's trust, we must put the 'discipline' of computer networking on a much stronger foundation. This book rises above the considerable minutiae of today's networking technologies to emphasize the long-standing mathematical underpinnings of the field." -Professor Jennifer Rexford, Department of Computer Science, Princeton University "This book is exactly the one I have been waiting for the last couple of years. Recently, I decided most students were already very familiar with the way the net works but were not being taught the fundamentals-the math. This book contains the knowledge for people who will create and understand future communications systems." -Professor Jon Crowcroft, The Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge The Essential Mathematical Principles Required to Design, Implement, or Evaluate Advanced Computer Networks Students, researchers, and professionals in computer networking require a firm conceptual understanding of its foundations. Mathematical Foundations of Computer Networking provides an intuitive yet rigorous introduction to these essential mathematical principles and techniques. Assuming a basic grasp of calculus, this book offers sufficient detail to serve as the only reference many readers will need. Each concept is described in four ways: intuitively; using appropriate mathematical notation; with a numerical example carefully chosen for its relevance to networking; and with a numerical exercise for the reader. The first part of the text presents basic concepts, and the second part introduces four theories in a progression that has been designed to gradually deepen readers' understanding. Within each part, chapters are as self-contained as possible. The first part covers probability; statistics; linear algebra; optimization; and signals, systems, and transforms. Topics range from Bayesian networks to hypothesis testing, and eigenvalue computation to Fourier transforms. These preliminary chapters establish a basis for the four theories covered in the second part of the book: queueing theory, game theory, control theory, and information theory. The second part also demonstrates how mathematical concepts can be applied to issues such as contention for limited resources, and the optimization of network responsiveness, stability, and throughput.