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Vector calculus

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Published by Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English


  • Vector analysis.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-506) and index.

StatementSusan Jane Colley.
LC ClassificationsQA433 .C635 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 532 p. :
Number of Pages532
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL656648M
ISBN 100131492047
LC Control Number97001738

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Oct 21,  · Barr's Vector Calculus is an excellent book, but, as many reviewers observe, it is not for self-study, and was never intended to be. This is a systematic problem with reviewing any textbook that is to be used in a course/5(12). Jun 12,  · Can u suggest a me a really good book on vector calculus and analysis, the book should be more of conceptual nature, because i want to know the indepth concept and meaning of various things like curl, grad, div, various theorems. I mean book shouldn't be problem oriented. I . Now in its fifth edition, Vector Calculus helps students gain an intuitive and solid understanding of this important subject. The book's careful account is a contemporary balance between theory, application, and historical development, providing it's readers with an insight into how mathematics progresses and is in turn influenced by the natural world/5. Web Study Guide for Vector Calculus This is the general table of contents for the vector calculus related pages. There are separate table of contents pages for Math and Math

Book Description HTML This book covers calculus in two and three variables. It is suitable for a one-semester course, normally known as “Vector Calculus”, “Multivariable Calculus”, or simply “Calculus III”. Vector calculus was developed from quaternion analysis by J. Willard Gibbs and Oliver Heaviside near the end of the 19th century, and most of the notation and terminology was established by Gibbs and Edwin Bidwell Wilson in their book, Vector Analysis. This document is intended to provide a brief overview of the salient topics in Vector Calculus at the level of a Calculus III/IV course. It is intended to read like a rough set of notes. Vector Calculus 4th edition by Susan Jane Colley. The best *intro* vector calc. book out there. Linear Algebra, Vector Calculus and Differential Forms 5th edition by Hubbard and Hubbard is a slightly better book (in some ways, less so in others).

Jul 17,  · I can only compare it with Marsden and Tromba's book as I have little experience with other book on Vector Calculus of this type (although I have experience with books like Schey's "Div, Grad, Curl and All That"). The only thing I can say is this: It's insightful, clear, detailed, has nice explanations and gives nice discussions on the /5. Jan 14,  · Vector calculus is the fundamental language of mathematical physics. It pro vides a way to describe physical quantities in three-dimensional space and the way in which these quantities vary. Many topics in the physical sciences can be analysed mathematically using the techniques of vector calculus. These top ics include fluid dynamics, solid mechanics and electromagnetism, all of which 5/5(4). Vector Calculus "Written for undergraduate students in mathematics, the book covers the material in a comprehensive but concise manner, combining mathematical rigor with physical insight. There are many diagrams to illustrate the physical meaning of the mathematical concepts, which essential for a full understanding of the subject.". Mar 05,  · Assuming you are trying to learn this on your own, I recommend the book "Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Forms: A Unified Approach" by John Hubbard.