Mathematics for Physics: A Guided Tour for Graduate Students
by Michael Stone, Paul Goldbart
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2009
ISBN/ASIN: 0521854032
Number of pages: 919
Description:
An engagingly-written account of mathematical tools and ideas, this book provides a graduate-level introduction to the mathematics used in research in physics. The first half of the book focuses on the traditional mathematical methods of physics - differential and integral equations, Fourier series and the calculus of variations. The second half contains an introduction to more advanced subjects, including differential geometry, topology and complex variables.
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