This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Differential Equations and Linear Algebra . Concepts, methods, and core topics covering elementary differential equations and linear algebra through real-world applications In a contemporary introduction to differential equations and linear algebra, acclaimed authors Edwards and Penney combine core topics in elementary differential equations with concepts and methods of elementary linear algebra. Renowned for its real-world applications and blend of algebraic and geometric approaches, Differential Equations and Linear Algebra introduces you to mathematical modeling of real-world phenomena and offers the best problems sets in any differential equations and linear algebra textbook. The 4th Edition includes fresh new computational and qualitative flavor evident throughout in figures, examples, problems, and applications. Additionally, an Expanded Applications website containing expanded applications and programming tools is now available.
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Differential Equations and Linear Algebra is designed for use in combined differential equations and linear algebra courses. It is best suited for students who have successfully completed three semesters of calculus. Differential Equations and Linear Algebra presents a carefully balanced and sound integration of both differential equations and linear algebra. It promotes in-depth understanding rather than rote memorization, enabling readers to fully comprehend abstract concepts and leave the course with a solid foundation in key areas. Flexible in format, it explains concepts clearly and logically with an abundance of examples and illustrations, without sacrificing level or rigor. The Fourth Edition includes many updated problems to support the material, with varying difficulty levels from which students/instructors can choose.
Differential equations and linear algebra are two central topics in the undergraduate mathematics curriculum. This innovative textbook allows the two subjects to be developed either separately or together, illuminating the connections between two fundamental topics, and giving increased flexibility to instructors. It can be used either as a semester-long course in differential equations, or as a one-year course in differential equations, linear algebra, and applications. Beginning with the basics of differential equations, it covers first and second order equations, graphical and numerical methods, and matrix equations. The book goes on to present the fundamentals of vector spaces, followed by eigenvalues and eigenvectors, positive definiteness, integral transform methods and applications to PDEs. The exposition illuminates the natural correspondence between solution methods for systems of equations in discrete and continuous settings. The topics draw on the physical sciences, engineering and economics, reflecting the author's distinguished career as an applied mathematician and expositor.
The third edition of this concise, popular textbook on elementary differential equations gives instructors an alternative to the many voluminous texts on the market. It presents a thorough treatment of the standard topics in an accessible, easy-to-read, format. The overarching perspective of the text conveys that differential equations are about applications. This book illuminates the mathematical theory in the text with a wide variety of applications that will appeal to students in physics, engineering, the biosciences, economics and mathematics. Instructors are likely to find that the first four or five chapters are suitable for a first course in the subject. This edition contains a healthy increase over earlier editions in the number of worked examples and exercises, particularly those routine in nature. Two appendices include a review with practice problems, and a MATLAB® supplement that gives basic codes and commands for solving differential equations. MATLAB® is not required; students are encouraged to utilize available software to plot many of their solutions. Solutions to even-numbered problems are available on springer.com.
For first courses in Linear Algebra or Matrix Theory. This introductory text offers a fine balance between abstraction/theory and computational skills. While vector spaces come early, this is not a heavy duty theory text. This edition is more applied than ever before.
Modern and systematic treatment of main approaches; Several additions have been made to the German edition, most notably coverage of eigenvalues and expansions; Emphasis on methods relevant for both linear and nonlinear equations; Contains chapter summaries, detailed illustrations and numerous exercises
This book is based on a course I have given five times at the University of Michigan, beginning in 1973. The aim is to present an introduction to a sampling of ideas, phenomena, and methods from the subject of partial differential equations that can be presented in one semester and requires no previous knowledge of differential equations. The problems, with hints and discussion, form an important and integral part of the course. In our department, students with a variety of specialties-notably differen tial geometry, numerical analysis, mathematical physics, complex analysis, physics, and partial differential equations-have a need for such a course. The goal of a one-term course forces the omission of many topics. Everyone, including me, can find fault with the selections that I have made. One of the things that makes partial differential equations difficult to learn is that it uses a wide variety of tools. In a short course, there is no time for the leisurely development of background material. Consequently, I suppose that the reader is trained in advanced calculus, real analysis, the rudiments of complex analysis, and the language offunctional analysis. Such a background is not unusual for the students mentioned above. Students missing one of the "essentials" can usually catch up simultaneously. A more difficult problem is what to do about the Theory of Distributions.
This is a solid introduction to applications of Lie groups to differential equations which have proved to be useful in practice. Following an exposition of the applications, the book develops the underlying theory, with many of the topics presented in a novel way, emphasizing explicit examples and computations. Further examples and new theoretical developments appear in the exercises at the end of each chapter.
Used in undergraduate classrooms across the USA, this is a clearly written, rigorous introduction to differential equations and their applications. Fully understandable to students who have had one year of calculus, this book distinguishes itself from other differential equations texts through its engaging application of the subject matter to interesting scenarios. This fourth edition incorporates earlier introductory material on bifurcation theory and adds a new chapter on Sturm-Liouville boundary value problems. Computer programs in C, Pascal, and Fortran are presented throughout the text to show readers how to apply differential equations towards quantitative problems.