Mathematical Methods for Physicists – Arfken & Weber – 6th Edition


This best-selling title of Arfken & Weber, provides in one handy volume the essential mathematical tools and techniques used to solve in . It is a vital addition to the bookshelf of any serious of physics or professional in the field. The authors have put considerable effort into revamping this new edition.

The is used both as a and as a for aspiring and practicing physicists. As a text it functions best at the graduate level, although it’s recommended often as a reference to an undergrad , almost always in physics departments.

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Table of Contents

1. Vector Analysis
2. Vector Analysis in Curved Coordinates and Tensors
3. Determinants and Matrices
4. Group Theory
5. Infinite Series
6. Functions of a Complex Variable I: Analytic Properties, Mapping
7. Functions of a Complex Variable II
8. The Gamma Function (Factorial Function)
9. Differential Equations
10. Strum-Liouville Theory-Orthogonal Functions
11. Bessel Functions
12. Legendre Functions
13. More Special Functions
14. Fourier Series
15. Integral Transforms
16. Integral Equations
17. Calculus of Variations
18. Nonlinear Methods and Chaos
19. Probability
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May 13, 2016 2:21 pm

What I expected. thank you

September 28, 2018 2:42 am

Does an decent job at explaining the topics. I mostly use the formulas in the chapter summaries and the tables in the back.

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