By J. Tinsley Oden
A sleek method of mathematical modeling, that includes particular purposes from the sector of mechanics
An advent to Mathematical Modeling: A path in Mechanics is designed to survey the mathematical types that shape the principles of contemporary technological know-how and contains examples that illustrate how the main winning types come up from uncomplicated ideas in glossy and classical mathematical physics. Written via a global authority on mathematical conception and computational mechanics, the e-book provides an account of continuum mechanics, electromagnetic box idea, quantum mechanics, and statistical mechanics for readers with different backgrounds in engineering, desktop technology, arithmetic, and physics.
The writer streamlines a complete realizing of the subject in 3 essentially equipped sections:
Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics introduces kinematics in addition to strength and rigidity in deformable our bodies; mass and momentum; stability of linear and angular momentum; conservation of strength; and constitutive equations
Electromagnetic box idea and Quantum Mechanics features a short account of electromagnetic wave concept and Maxwell's equations in addition to an introductory account of quantum mechanics with comparable themes together with ab initio equipment and Spin and Pauli's principles
Statistical Mechanics offers an creation to statistical mechanics of structures in thermodynamic equilibrium in addition to continuum mechanics, quantum mechanics, and molecular dynamics
Each a part of the booklet concludes with workout units that let readers to check their realizing of the awarded fabric. Key theorems and primary equations are highlighted all through, and an intensive bibliography outlines assets for additional study.
Extensively class-tested to make sure an obtainable presentation, An advent to Mathematical Modeling is a superb publication for classes on introductory mathematical modeling and statistical mechanics on the upper-undergraduate and graduate degrees. The publication additionally serves as a worthwhile reference for pros operating within the parts of modeling and simulation, physics, and computational engineering.
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An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling: A Course in Mechanics (Wiley Series in Computational Mechanics) by J. Tinsley Oden