An Introduction to Mathematical Methods of Physics by Lorella M. Jones

By Lorella M. Jones

This e-book covers the fabric for a direction in mathematical physics at the
advanced undergraduate point. This direction is an try to supply an exceptional transition from
undergraduate scholars’ mathematical education to the relative sophistication anticipated in graduate level
quantum mechanics and electromagnetism classes. the final philosophy
adopted has been to take care of the emphasis on challenge fixing of the Mathews
and Walker publication (Mathematical equipment of Physics by way of J. Mathews and R.
Walker, W. A. Benjamin, Inc.) whereas limiting the themes lined and supplying
a great amount of heritage fabric that's wanted on the undergraduate
level.

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