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Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations

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ISBN-10: 0314058192

ISBN-13: 9780314058195

Edition: 1st 1998

Authors: Stephen Saperstone

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This text's integrated applications and models, along with graphical and numerical procedures, motivate and explain mathematical techniques. Applied exercises are drawn from a variety of fields, including engineering and life sciences. Numerical methods are covered early and woven throughout the text. The author uses a spiraling approach to develop more abstract concepts so students aren't overwhelmed with definitions and theorems at first.
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Book details

Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 650
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

1. INTRODUCTION Examples of ODEs / Solutions of ODEs / Separable Equations / The Geometry of First-Order ODEs / Numerical Estimation of Solutions / Modeling with ODEs 2. FIRST-ORDER ODEs Linear Equations / Reducible Equations / Exact Equations and Implicit Solutions / Integrating Factors / Reduction of Order 3. GEOMETRY AND APPROXIMATION OF SOLUTIONS Solutions--Theoretical Matters / Graphical Analysis / Numerical Estimation of Solutions 4. LINEAR SECOND-ORDER ODEs Introduction / Homogeneous Equations with Constant Coefficients / Free Motion / The Method of Undetermined Coefficients / The Method of Variation of Parameters / Green's Function / Forced Motion 5. ADDITIONAL TOPICS IN LINEAR…