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


This best-selling title of Arfken & Weber, provides in one handy volume the essential mathematical and techniques used to solve problems in physics. It is a vital addition to the bookshelf of any serious student of or research 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 best at the graduate level, although it’s recommended often as a reference to an undergrad course, almost always in departments.

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  • 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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13/05/2016 2:21 pm

What I expected. thank you

28/09/2018 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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