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The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics
By Nicholas J. Higham (editor), Fadil Santosa (editor), Paul Glendinning (editor), Paul A. Martin (editor) and Mark R. Dennis (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Princeton Univ Pr
Publication date September 15, 2015
Pages 994
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780691150390
ISBN-10 0691150397
Dimensions 2.25 by 8.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 5.06 lbs.
Original list price $99.50
Other format details university press
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This is the most authoritative and accessible single-volume reference book on applied mathematics. Featuring numerous entries by leading experts and organized thematically, it introduces readers to applied mathematics and its uses; explains key concepts; describes important equations, laws, and functions; looks at exciting areas of research; covers modeling and simulation; explores areas of application; and more.

Modeled on the popular Princeton Companion to Mathematics, this volume is an indispensable resource for undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in other disciplines seeking a user-friendly reference book on applied mathematics.

  • Features nearly 200 entries organized thematically and written by an international team of distinguished contributors
  • Presents the major ideas and branches of applied mathematics in a clear and accessible way
  • Explains important mathematical concepts, methods, equations, and applications
  • Introduces the language of applied mathematics and the goals of applied mathematical research
  • Gives a wide range of examples of mathematical modeling
  • Covers continuum mechanics, dynamical systems, numerical analysis, discrete and combinatorial mathematics, mathematical physics, and much more
  • Explores the connections between applied mathematics and other disciplines
  • Includes suggestions for further reading, cross-references, and a comprehensive index



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With Paul Glendinning (other contributor), Paul A. Martin (other contributor), Nicholas J. Higham (other contributor), Mark R. Dennis (other contributor) | from Princeton Univ Pr (September 15, 2015)
9780691150390 | details & prices | 994 pages | 8.25 × 10.25 × 2.25 in. | 5.06 lbs | List price $99.50
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Paperback
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With Adam Robinson, Paul Glendinning (other contributor), John Katzman, Paul A. Martin (other contributor), Nicholas J. Higham (other contributor), Mark R. Dennis (other contributor) | Pap/cdr edition from Princeton Review (July 1, 1998); titled "Cracking the Sat & Psat With Sample Tests on Cd-Rom: 1999"
9780375751608 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.00 × 1.75 in. | 2.55 lbs | List price $29.95
This edition also contains Cracking the Sat & Psat With Sample Tests on Cd-Rom: 1999
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