Partial Differential Equations & Boundary Value Problems with Maple V

Partial Differential Equations & Boundary Value Problems with Maple V

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George Articulo covers all the material found in traditional partial differentiation equations and boundary value courses in this textbook. Its unique approach allows students to learn the mathematics first, then use Maple graphics capabilities to visualize both static and animated behavior of the solution. The book provides many example problems using commands that render two- or three-dimensional animated graphics. The author focuses on the natural union between partial differential equations and a powerful computational language such as Maple.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 628 pages
  • 192 x 233.2 x 35.8mm | 1,194.35g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120644754
  • 9780120644759

About George A. Articolo

Dr. George A. Articolo has 35 years of teaching experience in physics and applied mathematics at Rutgers University, and has been a consultant for several government research laboratories and aerospace corporations. He has a Ph.D. in mathematical physics with degrees from Temple University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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From Book News, Inc.
Integrating Maple V animation software and traditional topics of partial differential equations, this text discusses first and second-order differential equations, Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue problems, generalized Fourier series, the diffusion or heat equation and the wave equation in one and two spatial dimensions, the Laplace equation in two spatial dimensions, nonhomogenous versions of the diffusion and wave equations, and Laplace transform methods of solution. The CD- ROM contains real-time animations of solutions of partial differential equations using Maple V. Book News, Inc. (R), Portland, OR
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Table of contents

Basic Review
Ordinary Linear Differential Equations
Sturm-Liouville Eigenvalue Problems and Generalized Fourier Series
The Diffusion or Heat Partial Differential Equation
The Wave Partial Differential Equation
The Laplace Partial Differential Equation
The Diffusion Equation in Two Spatial Dimensions
The Wave Equation in Two Spatial Dimensions
Non-Homogeneous Partial Differential Equations
Infinite and Semi-Infinite Spatial Domains
Laplace Transform Methods for Partial Differential Equations
Selected References on Partial Differential Equations
Selected References on Maple V
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