Mathematics for physics : a guided tour for graduate students [EBook] / Michael Stone and Paul Goldbart.
Mathematics for physics : a guided tour for graduate students [EBook] / Michael Stone and Paul Goldbart.
An engaginglywritten account of mathematical tools and ideas, this book provides a graduatelevel introduction to the mathematics used in research in physics. The first half of the book focuses on the traditional mathematical methods of physics  differential and integral equations, Fourier series...
Personal Name(s):  Stone, Michael, (author) 

Goldbart, Paul M., (author)  
Imprint: 
Cambridge :
Cambridge University Press,
2009

Physical Description: 
1 online resource (xiii, 806 pages) 
Note: 
englisch 
ISBN: 
9780521854030 9780511627040 
Subject (LOC):  
Full Text 
Table of Contents:
 Calculus of variations
 Function spaces
 Linear ordinary differential equations
 Linear differential operators
 Green functions
 Partial differential equations
 The mathematics of real waves
 Special functions
 Integral equations
 Vectors and tensors
 Differential calculus on manifolds
 Integration on manifolds
 An introduction to differential topology
 Groups and group representations
 Lie groups
 The geometry of fibre bundles
 Complex analysis
 Applications of complex variables
 Special functions and complex variables
 Linear algebra review
 Fourier series and integrals.