By **David H. von Seggern**

May 25, 2016

Since the publication of this book’s bestselling predecessor, Mathematica® has matured considerably and the computing power of desktop computers has increased greatly. The Mathematica® typesetting functionality has also become sufficiently robust that the final copy for this edition could be ...

By **Michael J. Best**

January 18, 2017

Quadratic programming is a mathematical technique that allows for the optimization of a quadratic function in several variables. QP is a subset of Operations Research and is the next higher lever of sophistication than Linear Programming. It is a key mathematical tool in Portfolio Optimization and ...

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By **Florin Bobaru, John T. Foster, Philippe H Geubelle, Stewart A. Silling**

October 25, 2016

This handbook covers the peridynamic modeling of failure and damage. Peridynamics is a reformulation of continuum mechanics based on integration of interactions rather than spatial differentiation of displacements. The book extends the classical theory of continuum mechanics to allow unguided ...

By **Fred Brauer, Christopher Kribs**

December 22, 2015

Dynamical Systems for Biological Modeling: An Introduction prepares both biology and mathematics students with the understanding and techniques necessary to undertake basic modeling of biological systems. It achieves this through the development and analysis of dynamical systems. The approach ...

By **Maciej Paszynski**

December 01, 2015

Fast Solvers for Mesh-Based Computations presents an alternative way of constructing multi-frontal direct solver algorithms for mesh-based computations. It also describes how to design and implement those algorithms. The book’s structure follows those of the matrices, starting from tri-diagonal ...

By **Kevin J. Hastings**

October 23, 2015

Introduction to Financial Mathematics is ideal for an introductory undergraduate course. Unlike most textbooks aimed at more advanced courses, the text motivates students through a discussion of personal finances and portfolio management. The author then goes on to cover valuation of financial ...

By **James R. Kirkwood**

February 09, 2015

Clear, rigorous, and intuitive, Markov Processes provides a bridge from an undergraduate probability course to a course in stochastic processes and also as a reference for those that want to see detailed proofs of the theorems of Markov processes. It contains copious computational examples that ...

By **Matthew P. Coleman**

June 26, 2013

An Introduction to Partial Differential Equations with MATLAB®, Second Edition illustrates the usefulness of PDEs through numerous applications and helps students appreciate the beauty of the underlying mathematics. Updated throughout, this second edition of a bestseller shows students how PDEs can...

By **Reza Malek-Madani**

April 20, 2012

Accessible to advanced undergraduate students, Physical Oceanography: A Mathematical Introduction with MATLAB® demonstrates how to use the basic tenets of multivariate calculus to derive the governing equations of fluid dynamics in a rotating frame. It also explains how to use linear algebra and ...

By **Andrei D. Polyanin, Alexander V. Manzhirov**

November 27, 2006

The Handbook of Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists covers the main fields of mathematics and focuses on the methods used for obtaining solutions of various classes of mathematical equations that underlie the mathematical modeling of numerous phenomena and processes in science and technology. ...

By **Elliott Mendelson**

July 03, 2004

The mathematical study of games is an intriguing endeavor with implications and applications that reach far beyond tic-tac-toe, chess, and poker to economics, business, and even biology and politics. Most texts on the subject, however, are written at the graduate level for those with strong ...