Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics (Dover Books on by Frederick W. Byron,Robert W. Fuller

By Frederick W. Byron,Robert W. Fuller

This textbook is designed to enrich graduate-level physics texts in classical mechanics, electrical energy, magnetism, and quantum mechanics. equipped round the imperative notion of a vector house, the ebook comprises a number of actual purposes within the physique of the textual content in addition to many difficulties of a actual nature. it's also one of many reasons of this ebook to introduce the physicist to the language and magnificence of arithmetic in addition to the content material of these specific topics with modern relevance in physics.
Chapters 1 and a pair of are dedicated to the maths of classical physics. Chapters three, four and five — the spine of the ebook — hide the speculation of vector areas. bankruptcy 6 covers analytic functionality concept. In chapters 7, eight, and nine the authors take in numerous very important thoughts of theoretical physics — the Green's functionality approach to fixing differential and partial differential equations, and the speculation of essential equations. bankruptcy 10 introduces the idea of teams. The authors have integrated a wide number of difficulties on the finish of every bankruptcy, a few illustrating or extending mathematical issues, others stressing actual program of strategies constructed within the text.
Essentially self-contained, the publication assumes basically the traditional undergraduate practise in physics and arithmetic, i.e. intermediate mechanics, electrical energy and magnetism, introductory quantum mechanics, complex calculus and differential equations. The textual content will be simply tailored for a one-semester path on the graduate or complex undergraduate level.

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