ISBN-10:
1420071157
ISBN-13:
9781420071153
Pub. Date:
04/17/2014
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Generalized Calculus with Applications to Matter and Forces / Edition 1

Generalized Calculus with Applications to Matter and Forces / Edition 1

by Luis Manuel Braga de Costa Campos

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Overview

Part of a new series of books for engineers and scientists who are taking advanced mathematics courses, this work presents differential equations from an applied point of view. Like the other volumes in this series, the book provides an overview of the mathematical modeling of physical phenomena and engineering processes. It explores how differential equations can be applied to various phenomena affecting engineering analysis and design. The author presents the laws of physics to formulate problems, mathematical methods to solve them, and examples of interpretation of results. He covers the structural deformation of vibration by aerodynamic loads (aeroelasticity) as well as sound generation, propagation, adsorption, and scattering.

About the Author
Considered one of Europe’s leading applied mathematicians, Luis Manuel Braga de Costa Campos has authored 5 books, 106 papers in 43 journals, and 156 communications to symposia. He holds 2 patents in the United States and United Kingdom and has been involved in 40 research projects with international external funding. Dr. Campos also received the Von Karman Medal from the NATO Advisory Group for Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420071153
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/17/2014
Series: Mathematics and Physics for Science and Technology Series
Pages: 885
Sales rank: 1,072,584
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Considered one of Europe’s leading applied mathematicians, Luis Manuel Braga de Costa Campos has authored 9 books, 129 papers in 56 journals, and 203 communications to symposia. He holds 2 patents in the US and UK and has been involved in over 40 research projects with international external funding. Dr. Campos also received the Von Karman Medal from the NATO Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD) and Research and Technology Organization (RTO). Participation in AGARD/RTO included a vice-chairmanship of the System Concepts and Integration Panel, chairmanship of the Flight Mechanics and Flight Vehicle Integration Panels, and membership in the Flight Test Techniques Working Group.

Table of Contents

List of Classifications, Diagrams, Lists, Notes, and Tables. Mathematical Symbols. Physical Quantities. Limit of a Sequence of Functions. Shape of a Loaded String. Functionals over Test Functions. Bending of Bars and Beams. Differential Operators and Geometry. Axisymmetric Flows and Four Sphere Theorems. Convolution, Reciprocity, and Adjointness. Electric/Magnetic Multipoles and Images. Multidimensional Harmonic Potentials. Twenty Examples.

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