Boundary Value Problems

Boundary Value Problems : and Partial Differential Equations

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Boundary Value Problems, Sixth Edition, is the leading text on boundary value problems and Fourier series for professionals and students in engineering, science, and mathematics who work with partial differential equations. In this updated edition, author David Powers provides a thorough overview of solving boundary value problems involving partial differential equations by the methods of separation of variables. Additional techniques used include Laplace transform and numerical methods.

The book contains nearly 900 exercises ranging in difficulty from basic drills to advanced problem-solving exercises.

Professors and students agree that Powers is a master at creating examples and exercises that skillfully illustrate the techniques used to solve science and engineering problems.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 520 pages
  • 162.56 x 226.06 x 38.1mm | 907.18g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures
  • 0123747198
  • 9780123747198
  • 1,535,936

Table of contents

Chapter 0 -- Differential Equations
Chapter 1 -- Fourier Series and Integrals
Chapter 2-- The Heat Equation
Chapter 3 -- The Wave Equation
Chapter 4 -- The Potential Equation
Chapter 5 -- Higher Dimensions & Other Coordinates
Chapter 6 -- Laplace Transform
Chapter 7 -- Numerical Methods
Answers to Odd Numbered Exercises
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About David L. Powers

David Powers has taught applied mathematics for over 40 years. His research includes matrix theory, graph theory and applications to biochemistry and engineering.
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