Techniques of Applied Mathematics
by Andrew Fowler
Publisher: University of Oxford 2005
Number of pages: 141
This course develops mathematical techniques which are useful in solving 'real-world' problems involving differential equations, and is a development of ideas which arise in the second year differential equations course. The course embraces the ethos of mathematical modelling, and aims to show in a practical way how equations 'work', and what kinds of solution behaviours can occur.
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by Evans M. Harrell II, James V. Herod
This textbook is suitable for a first course on partial differential equations, Fourier series and special functions, and integral equations. The text concentrates on mathematical concepts rather than on details of calculations.
by N. L. Carothers - Bowling Green State University
The text is intended as a survey of elementary techniques in Approximation Theory for novices and non-experts. It is sufficient background to facilitate reading more advanced books on the subject. Prerequisites include a course in advanced calculus.
by Simon A. Levin
This report explores the interface between biology and mathematics. It argues that the stimulation of biological application will enrich the discipline of mathematics for decades or more, as have applications from the physical sciences in the past.
by John P. Boyd - Dover Publications
The text focuses on use of spectral methods to solve boundary value, eigenvalue, and time-dependent problems, but also covers Hermite, Laguerre, rational Chebyshev, sinc, and spherical harmonic functions, cardinal functions, etc.