The Calculus of Functions of Several Variables
by Dan Sloughter
Publisher: Furman University 2001
Number of pages: 260
In your first exposure to calculus, the primary focus of your attention was on functions involving a single independent variable and a single dependent variable. However, many of the functions of importance both within mathematics itself as well as in the application of mathematics to the rest of the world involve many variables simultaneously. This book covers introduction to Rn, angles and the dot product, the cross product, lines, planes, and hyperplanes, linear and affine functions, operations with matrices, and much more.
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The textbook guides students through the core concepts of calculus. Volume 3 covers parametric equations and polar coordinates, vectors, functions of several variables, multiple integration, and second-order differential equations.
by Kenneth Kuttler
The book is appropriate to anybody who understands the concepts of one variable calculus. The author develops further multivariable advanced calculus. He firsts presents a course in linear algebra, then the other calculus topics.
by Lynn H. Loomis, Shlomo Sternberg - Jones and Bartlett Publishers
Starts with linear algebra, then proceeds to introductory multivariate calculus, including existence theorems connected to completeness, integration, the Stokes theorem, a chapter on differential manifolds, exterior differential forms, etc.
by Michael Corral - Schoolcraft College
A textbok on elementary multivariable calculus, the covered topics: vector algebra, lines, planes, surfaces, vector-valued functions, functions of 2 or 3 variables, partial derivatives, optimization, multiple, line and surface integrals.