Mathematics

The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics

  • Edited by Nicholas J. Higham
    Associate editor
  • Mark R. Dennis
  • Paul Glendinning
  • Paul A. Martin
  • Fadil Santosa
  • Jared Tanner

The must-have compendium on applied mathematics

Hardcover

Price:
$99.50 / £82.00
ISBN:
Published:
09/15/2015
Copyright:
2016
Pages:
1032
Size:
8 x 10 in.
Illus:
23 color illus. 20 halftones. 160 line illus.
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This is the most authoritative and accessible single-volume reference book on applied mathematics. Featuring numerous entries by leading experts and organized thematically, it introduces readers to applied mathematics and its uses; explains key concepts; describes important equations, laws, and functions; looks at exciting areas of research; covers modeling and simulation; explores areas of application; and more.

Modeled on the popular Princeton Companion to Mathematics, this volume is an indispensable resource for undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in other disciplines seeking a user-friendly reference book on applied mathematics.

  • Features nearly 200 entries organized thematically and written by an international team of distinguished contributors
  • Presents the major ideas and branches of applied mathematics in a clear and accessible way
  • Explains important mathematical concepts, methods, equations, and applications
  • Introduces the language of applied mathematics and the goals of applied mathematical research
  • Gives a wide range of examples of mathematical modeling
  • Covers continuum mechanics, dynamical systems, numerical analysis, discrete and combinatorial mathematics, mathematical physics, and much more
  • Explores the connections between applied mathematics and other disciplines
  • Includes suggestions for further reading, cross-references, and a comprehensive index