Calculus, Applications and Theory
by Kenneth Kuttler
Number of pages: 912
Calculus consists of the study of limits of various sorts and the systematic exploitation of the completeness axiom. It was developed by physicists and engineers over a period of several hundred years in order to solve problems from the physical sciences. It is the language by which precision and quantitative predictions for many complicated problems are obtained. It is used to find lengths of curves, areas and volumes of regions which are not bounded by straight lines. It is used to predict and account for the motion of satellites. It is essential in order to solve many maximization problems and it is prerequisite material in order to understand models based on differential equations. These and other applications are discussed to some extent in this book. It is assumed the reader has a good understanding of algebra on the level of college algebra or what used to be called algebra II along with some exposure to geometry and trigonometry although the book does contain an extensive review of these things. If the optional sections and non standard sections are not included, this book is fairly short. However, there is a lot of non standard material, including the big theorems of advanced calculus.
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by Gregory Hartman, et al. - APEXcalculus.com
A calculus textbook written for traditional college/university calculus courses. It has the look and feel of the calculus book you likely use right now. The explanations of new concepts is clear, written for someone who does not yet know calculus.
by Alfred Lodge - Deighton, Bell, & Co.
The object of this book is to provide an easy introduction to the Calculus for those students who have to use it in their work, to make them familiar with its ideas and methods. A working knowledge of elementary algebra and trigonometry is assumed.
by Viktor Blasjo - Intellectual Mathematics
A concise textbook covering precalculus through vector calculus and differential equations using informal infinitesimal reasoning. Always gives the most illuminating proofs possible, while standard books obscure key ideas under pedantic formalism.
by James L. Cornette, Ralph A. Ackerman - Iowa State University
This text is a product of a two-semester calculus course for life sciences students in which students gathered biological data in a laboratory setting that was used to motivate the concepts of calculus. The book contains data from experiments...