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Author Kostelich, Eric John.

Title Introductory differential equations : from linearity to chaos / Eric J. Kostelich, Dieter Armbruster
Published Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, [1997]


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Description xv, 645 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents 0. Introduction -- 1. Fundamental Ideas -- 2. Exponential Growth -- 3. Fundamental Theory -- 4. Linearity -- 5. Oscillatory Motion -- 6. The Geometry of Systems of Differential Equations -- 7. The Analysis of Linear Systems -- 8. Nonlinear Differential Equations -- 9. Numerical Methods -- 10. The Laplace Transform -- App. A. More on the Method of Undetermined Coefficients -- App. B. The Variation of Parameters -- App. C. Partial Fraction Decomposition -- App. D. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
Summary From Newton's simple harmonic motion to contemporary problems of chaotic dynamics, Kostelich and Armbruster focus much of their attention on the connection between the basic mathematical theory behind differential equations and their relevance to natural phenomena
Notes Includes index
Subject Differential equations.
Author Armbruster, Dieter.
LC no. 96023882
ISBN 0201765497