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Computer Solutions in Physics: With Applications in Astrophysics, Biophysics, Differential Equations, and Engineering

Steve VanWyk
Book information

Publisher: World Scientific (Singapore)
Copyright year: 2008
ISBN: 9789812774996
Medium: Paperback
Includes: CD-ROM
Pages: 282
Out of print?: N
Additional cataloguing information: ISBN-10: 9812774998
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Equations of Motion | Vibrations and Waves | Building a Differential Equation | Partial Differential Equations | Applications

With the great progress in numerical methods and the speed of the modern personal computer, if you can formulate the correct physics equations, then you only need to program a few lines of code to get the answer. Where other books on computational physics dwell on the theory of problems, this book takes a detailed look at how to set up the equations and actually solve them on a PC.

Using Mathematica, the book offers undergraduate students a comprehensive treatment of the methodology used in programming solutions to equations in physics.

*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Differential Equations
*Science > Physics > Astrophysics
*Science > Physics > Biophysics