Physics with MAPLE : the computer algebra resource for mathematical methods in physics
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 Frank Y. Wang.
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 English.
 Imprint
 Weinheim [Germany] : WileyVCH, c2006.
 Physical description
 xx, 605 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
 Series
 Physics textbook.
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 Wang, Frank Y.
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 Includes bibliographical references (p. xx) and index.
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 Preface. Guide for Users. Bibliography. 1. Introduction. 2. Oscillatory Motion. 3. Calculus of Variations. 4. Integration of Equations of Motion. 5. Orthogonal Functions and Expansions. 6. Electrostatics. 7. BoundaryValue Problems. 8. Magnetostatics. 9. Electric Circuits. 10. Waves. 11. Physical Optics. 12. Special Relativity. 13. Quantum Phenomena. 14. Schrodinger Equation in One Dimension I. 15. Schrodinger Equation in One Dimension II. 16. Schrodinger Equation in Three Dimensions. 17. Quantum Statistics. 18. General Relativity. Appendix 1: Physical and Astrophysical Constants. Appendix 2: Mathematical Notes. Index.
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 Written by an experienced physicist who is active in applying computer algebra to relativistic astrophysics and education, this is the resource for mathematical methods in physics using Maple[trademark] and Mathematica[trademark]. Through indepth problems from core courses in the physics curriculum, the author guides students to apply analytical and numerical techniques in mathematical physics, and present the results in interactive graphics. Around 180 simulating exercises are included to facilitate learning by examples. This book is a musthave for students of physics, electrical and mechanical engineering, materials scientists, lecturers in physics, and university libraries.
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 2006
 Series
 Physics textbook
 ISBN
 9783527406401 (pbk. : alk. paper)
 3527406409 (pbk. : alk. paper)