Understanding Engineering Mathematics

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Author: Bill Cox

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080481523

Category: Mathematics

Page: 560

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Students today enter engineering courses with a wide range of mathematical skills, due to the many different pre-university qualifications studied. Bill Cox's aim is for students to gain a thorough understanding of the maths they are studying, by first strengthening their background in the essentials of each topic. His approach allows a unique self-paced study style, in which students Review their strengths and weaknesses through self-administered diagnostic tests, then focus on Revision where they need it, to finally Reinforce the skills required. Understanding Engineering Mathematics is structured around a highly successful 'transition' maths course at Aston University which has demonstrated a clear improvement in students' achievement in mathematics, and has been commended by QAA Subject Review and engineering accreditation reports. A core undergraduate text with a unique interactive style that enables students to diagnose their strengths and weaknesses and focus their efforts where needed Ideal for self-paced self-study and tutorial work, building from an initially supportive approach to the development of independent learning skills Lots of targeted examples and exercises

Understanding Engineering Mathematics

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Author: John Bird

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134512635

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1166

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Studying engineering, whether it is mechanical, electrical or civil relies heavily on an understanding of mathematics. This new textbook clearly demonstrates the relevance of mathematical principles and shows how to apply them to solve real-life engineering problems. It deliberately starts at an elementary level so that students who are starting from a low knowledge base will be able to quickly get up to the level required. Students who have not studied mathematics for some time will find this an excellent refresher. Each chapter starts with the basics before gently increasing in complexity. A full outline of essential definitions, formulae, laws and procedures are introduced before real world situations, practicals and problem solving demonstrate how the theory is applied. Focusing on learning through practice, it contains examples, supported by 1,600 worked problems and 3,000 further problems contained within exercises throughout the text. In addition, 34 revision tests are included at regular intervals. An interactive companion website is also provided containing 2,750 further problems with worked solutions and instructor materials

Engineering Mathematics

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Author: J. O. Bird

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780750649902

Category: Mathematics

Page: 493

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Engineering Mathematics is a comprehensive pre-degree maths text for vocational courses and foundation modules at degree level. John Bird's approach, based on numerous worked examples supported by problems, is ideal for students of a wide range of abilities, and can be worked through at the student's own pace. Theory is kept to a minimum, placing a firm emphasis on problem-solving skills, and making this a thoroughly practical introduction to the core mathematics needed for engineering studies and practice. The third edition has been reorganised to present a logical topic progression through the book rather than following the structure of a particular syllabus. The coverage has been carefully matched to recent course specifications including AVCE and the new BTEC National. Includes: 850 worked examples, 1500 problems (answers provided), 226 multiple choice questions, and 15 assessment papers. Free Tutor Support Material including full worked solutions to the assignments featured in the book is available at http://www.bh.com/manuals/0750649909/. Material only available to lecturers who have adopted the text as an essential purchase. In order to obtain your password to access the material please e-mail [email protected] with the following details: course title, number of students, your job title and work address. Comprehensive coverage for introductory degree courses John Bird's 'learning by example' technique is a thoroughly practical way of gaining knowledge and understanding.

(K)ein Gespür für Zahlen

So bekommt man den Durchblick in Mathe

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Author: Barbara Oakley

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864157811

Category: Mathematics

Page: 352

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Mathematik versteht man oder eben nicht. Der eine ist dafür natürlich begabt, dem anderen bleibt dieses Fach für immer ein Rätsel. Stimmt nicht, sagt nun Barbara Oakley und zeigt mit ihrem Buch, dass wirklich jeder ein Gespür für Zahlen hat. Mathematik braucht nämlich nicht nur analytisches Denken, sondern auch den kreativen Geist. Denn noch mehr als um Formeln geht es um die Freiheit, einen der vielen möglichen Lösungsansätze zu finden. Der Weg ist das Ziel. Und wie man zum richtigen Ergebnis kommt, ist eine Kunst, die man entwickeln, entdecken und in sich wecken kann. Die Autorin vermittelt eine Vielfalt an Techniken und Werkzeugen, die das Verständnis von Mathematik und Naturwissenschaft grundlegend verbessern. (K)ein Gespür für Zahlen nimmt Ihnen — vor allem wenn Sie sich in Schule, Uni oder Beruf mathematisch oder naturwissenschaftlich beweisen müssen — nicht nur die Grundangst, sondern stärkt Ihren Mut, Ihren mathematischen Fähigkeiten zu vertrauen. So macht Mathe Spaß!

Modern Engineering Mathematics

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Author: Glyn James

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132391443

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1097

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A complete course for first year engineering mathematics with Matlab integrated throughout the text.

Higher Engineering Mathematics

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Author: John Bird

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 185617767X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 679

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Now in its sixth edition, Higher Engineering Mathematics is an established textbook that has helped many thousands of students to gain exam success. John Bird's approach is ideal for students from a wide range of academic backgrounds, and can be worked through at the student's own pace. Mathematical theories are examined in the simplest of terms, supported by practical examples and applications from a wide variety of engineering disciplines, to ensure that the reader can apply theory to practice. This extensive and thorough topic coverage makes this an ideal book for a range of university degree modules, foundation degrees, and HNC/D units. This new edition of Higher Engineering Mathematics has been further extended with topics specifically written to help first year engineering degree students and those following foundation degrees. New material has been added on logarithms and exponential functions, binary, octal and hexadecimal numbers, vectors and methods of adding alternating waveforms. This book caters specifically for the engineering mathematics units of the Higher National Engineering schemes from Edexcel, including the core unit Analytical methods for Engineers, and two optional units: Further Analytical Methods for Engineers and Engineering Mathematics, common to both the electrical/electronic engineering and mechanical engineering pathways. A mapping grid is included showing precisely which topics are required for the learning outcomes of each unit. Higher Engineering Mathematics contains examples, supported by 900 worked problems and 1760 further problems contained within exercises throughout the text. In addition, 19 revision tests, which are available to use as tests or as homework are included at regular intervals.

Engineering Mathematics: Volume II

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Author: Chindanand S. Mujawar

Publisher: I. K. International Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 938114110X

Category: Engineering mathematics

Page: 376

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Enhancing Mathematics Understanding through Visualization: The Role of Dynamical Software

The Role of Dynamical Software

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Author: Habre, Samer

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466640510

Category: Education

Page: 298

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Mathematics is, by its very nature, an abstract discipline. However, many students learn best by thinking in terms of tangible constructs. Enhancing Mathematics Understanding through Visualization: The Role of Dynamical Software brings these conflicting viewpoints together by offering visual representations as a method of mathematics instruction. The book explores the role of technology in providing access to multiple representations of concepts, using software applications to create a rich environment in which a student’s understanding of mathematical concepts can flourish. Both students and instructors of mathematics at the university level will use this book to implement various novel techniques for the delivery of mathematical concepts in their classrooms. This book is part of the Research Essential collection.

The Mathematical Understanding of Chemical Engineering Systems

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Author: Neal R. Amundson

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483188868

Category: Science

Page: 840

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Mathematical Understanding of Chemical Engineering Systems is a collection of articles that covers the mathematical model involved in the practice of chemical engineering. The materials of the book are organized thematically into section. The text first covers the historical development of chemical engineering, and then proceeds to tackling a much more technical and specialized topics in the subsequent sections. The second section talks about the physical separation process, while the third section deals with stirred tank stability and control. Next, the book tackles polymerization and particle problems. Section 6 discusses empty tubular and fixed-bed catalytic reactors, while Section 7 details fluid-bed reactors and coal combustion. In the last two sections, the text presents mathematical and miscellaneous papers. The book will be most useful to researchers and practitioners of chemical engineering. Mathematicians and chemists will also benefit from the text.

Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics

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Author: Glyn James,David Burley,Dick Clements,Phil Dyke,John Searl,Author

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0273719270

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1064

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Building on the foundations laid in the companion text Modern Engineering Mathematics, this book gives an extensive treatment of some of the advanced areas of mathematics that have applications in various fields of engineering, particularly as tools for computer-based system modelling, analysis and design. The philosophy of learning by doing helps students develop the ability to use mathematics with understanding to solve engineering problems. A wealth of engineering examples and the integration of MATLAB and MAPLE further support students.

Advanced Engineering Mathematics with Modeling Applications

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Author: S. Graham Kelly

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420009443

Category: Mathematics

Page: 522

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Engineers require a solid knowledge of the relationship between engineering applications and underlying mathematical theory. However, most books do not present sufficient theory, or they do not fully explain its importance and relevance in understanding those applications. Advanced Engineering Mathematics with Modeling Applications employs a balanced approach to address this informational void, providing a solid comprehension of mathematical theory that will enhance understanding of applications – and vice versa. With a focus on modeling, this book illustrates why mathematical methods work, when they apply, and what their limitations are. Designed specifically for use in graduate-level courses, this book: Emphasizes mathematical modeling, dimensional analysis, scaling, and their application to macroscale and nanoscale problems Explores eigenvalue problems for discrete and continuous systems and many applications Develops and applies approximate methods, such as Rayleigh-Ritz and finite element methods Presents applications that use contemporary research in areas such as nanotechnology Apply the Same Theory to Vastly Different Physical Problems Presenting mathematical theory at an understandable level, this text explores topics from real and functional analysis, such as vector spaces, inner products, norms, and linear operators, to formulate mathematical models of engineering problems for both discrete and continuous systems. The author presents theorems and proofs, but without the full detail found in mathematical books, so that development of the theory does not obscure its application to engineering problems. He applies principles and theorems of linear algebra to derive solutions, including proofs of theorems when they are instructive. Tying mathematical theory to applications, this book provides engineering students with a strong foundation in mathematical terminology and methods.

Engineering Mathematics II (WBUT), 2Nd Edition

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Author: Bikas Chandra Bhui & Dipak Chatterjee

Publisher: Vikas Publishing House

ISBN: 8125953043

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

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Engineers face mathematical dilemmas every day—be it simple arithmetic or complex differential equations. To bail out engineers in such situations, a thorough understanding of applied mathematical concepts is quintessential. Engineering Mathematics II comes up with this and more—from discussing graph theory to solving improper integrals; from working out linear differential equations to understanding the Laplace transforms, the book is an exhaustive cache of solved numerical examples to enhance learning and problem-solving skills in students. The book, with its simple calculations and derivations, completely meets the requirements of II semester BE/BTech students who aspire to master mathematics. Keeping the curriculum at focus, the authors offer numerous problem sets and model question papers, which serve as a great reference work for course study as well as for getting a real-life experience of competitive exams With this book as guide, students will find tackling complex concepts and problems an easy task. It is a great all-time companion for budding engineers. Key Features 1. Lucid, well-explained concepts with solved examples 2. Numerical problem sets for self-assessment 3. Large number of MCQs and model test papers 4. Past examination papers with answers

Mathematics for Engineers

A Modern Interactive Approach

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Author: Anthony Croft,Tony Croft,Robert Davison

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132051569

Category: Science

Page: 1173

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Understanding key mathematical concepts and applying them successfully to solve problems are vital skills that all engineering students must acquire. Mathematics for Engineers teaches, develops and nurtures those skills. Practical, informal and accessible, it begins with the foundations and gradually builds upon this knowledge as it introduces more complex concepts until you have learned everything you will need for your first year engineering maths course, together with introductory material for even more advanced topics.

Basic Engineering Mathematics

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Author: John Bird

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317937929

Category: Mathematics

Page: 456

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Introductory mathematics written specifically for students new to engineering Now in its sixth edition, Basic Engineering Mathematics is an established textbook that has helped thousands of students to succeed in their exams. John Bird's approach is based on worked examples and interactive problems. This makes it ideal for students from a wide range of academic backgrounds as the student can work through the material at their own pace. Mathematical theories are explained in a straightforward manner, being supported by practical engineering examples and applications in order to ensure that readers can relate theory to practice. The extensive and thorough topic coverage makes this an ideal text for introductory level engineering courses. This title is supported by a companion website with resources for both students and lecturers, including lists of essential formulae, multiple choice tests, full solutions for all 1,600 further questions contained within the practice exercises, and biographical information on the 25 famous mathematicians and engineers referenced throughout the book. The companion website for this title can be accessed from www.routledge.com/cw/bird

Biomedical Applications of Control Engineering

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Author: Selim S. Hacısalihzade

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642372791

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 274

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Biomedical Applications of Control Engineering is a lucidly written textbook for graduate control engineering and biomedical engineering students as well as for medical practitioners who want to get acquainted with quantitative methods. It is based on decades of experience both in control engineering and clinical practice. The book begins by reviewing basic concepts of system theory and the modeling process. It then goes on to discuss control engineering application areas like: Different models for the human operator,dosage and timing optimization in oral drug administration, measuring symptoms of and optimal dopaminergic therapy in Parkinson’s disease, measurement and control of blood glucose levels both naturally and by means of external controllers in diabetes, and control of depth of anaesthesia using inhalational anaesthetic agents like sevoflurane using both fuzzy and state feedback controllers. All chapters include three types of exercises constructed to: Review the concepts discussed in the chapter, allow the reader to apply the newly acquired techniques and subject related facts on simple problems, and indicate directions for open ended theses projects. Appendices on Optimal Control and Fuzzy Control meant as refreshers on those control engineering techniques used throughout the book are also included.

Engineering Mathematics Through Applications

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Author: Kuldeep Singh

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230345980

Category: Mathematics

Page: 944

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This text teaches maths in a step-by-step fashion – ideal for students on first-year engineering and pre-degree courses. - Hundreds of examples and exercises, the majority set in an applied engineering context so that you immediately see the purpose of what you are learning - Introductory chapter revises indices, fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios - Fully worked solutions to every problem on the companion website at www.palgrave.com/engineering/singh plus searchable glossary, e-index, extra exercises, extra content and more!

Advanced Natural Gas Engineering

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Author: Xiuli Wang,Michael Economides

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0127999949

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 368

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Natural gas is playing an increasing role in meeting world energy demands because of its abundance, versatility, and its clean burning nature. As a result, lots of new gas exploration, field development and production activities are under way, especially in places where natural gas until recently was labeled as “stranded . Because a significant portion of natural gas reserves worldwide are located across bodies of water, gas transportation in the form of LNG or CNG becomes an issue as well. Finally natural gas is viewed in comparison to the recently touted alternatives. Therefore, there is a need to have a book covering all the unique aspects and challenges related to natural gas from the upstream to midstream and downstream. All these new issues have not been addressed in depth in any existing book. To bridge the gap, Xiuli Wang and Michael Economides have written a new book called Advanced Natural Gas Engineering. This book will serve as a reference for all engineers and professionals in the energy business. It can also be a textbook for students in petroleum and chemical engineering curricula and in training departments for a large group of companies.

Textbook Of Engineering Mathematics

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Author: Debashis Dutta

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122416893

Category:

Page: 944

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This Thoroughly Revised Edition Is Designed For The Core Course On The Subject And Presents A Detailed Yet Simple Treatment Of The Fundamental Principles Involved In Engineering Mathematics. All Basic Concepts Have Been Comprehensively Explained And Illustrated Through A Variety Of Solved Examples. Instead Of Too Much Mathematically Involved Illustrations, A Step-By-Step Approach Has Been Followed Throughout The Book. Unsolved Problems, Objective And Review Questions Along With Short Answer Questions Have Been Also Included For A Thorough Grasp Of The Subject. Graded Problems Have Been Included From Different Examinations.The Book Would Serve As An Excellent Text For Undergraduate Engineering And Diploma Students Of All Disciplines. Amie Candidates Would Also Find It Very Useful. The Topics Given In This Book Covers The Syllabuses Of Various Universities And Institutions E.G., Various Nit S, Jntu, Bit S Etc.

Essentials Engineering Mathematics

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Author: Alan Jeffrey

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781584884897

Category: Mathematics

Page: 896

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First published in 1992, Essentials of Engineering Mathematics is a widely popular reference ideal for self-study, review, and fast answers to specific questions. While retaining the style and content that made the first edition so successful, the second edition provides even more examples, new material, and most importantly, an introduction to using two of the most prevalent software packages in engineering: Maple and MATLAB. Specifically, this edition includes: Introductory accounts of Maple and MATLAB that offer a quick start to using symbolic software to perform calculations, explore the properties of functions and mathematical operations, and generate graphical output New problems involving the mean value theorem for derivatives Extension of the account of stationary points of functions of two variables The concept of the direction field of a first-order differential equation Introduction to the delta function and its use with the Laplace transform The author includes all of the topics typically covered in first-year undergraduate engineering mathematics courses, organized into short, easily digestible sections that make it easy to find any subject of interest. Concise, right-to-the-point exposition, a wealth of examples, and extensive problem sets at the end each chapter--with answers at the end of the book--combine to make Essentials of Engineering Mathematics, Second Edition ideal as a supplemental textbook, for self-study, and as a quick guide to fundamental concepts and techniques.

Handbook of Mathematical Models in Computer Vision

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Author: Nikos Paragios,Yunmei Chen,Olivier D. Faugeras

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387288317

Category: Computers

Page: 606

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Abstract Biological vision is a rather fascinating domain of research. Scientists of various origins like biology, medicine, neurophysiology, engineering, math ematics, etc. aim to understand the processes leading to visual perception process and at reproducing such systems. Understanding the environment is most of the time done through visual perception which appears to be one of the most fundamental sensory abilities in humans and therefore a significant amount of research effort has been dedicated towards modelling and repro ducing human visual abilities. Mathematical methods play a central role in this endeavour. Introduction David Marr's theory v^as a pioneering step tov^ards understanding visual percep tion. In his view human vision was based on a complete surface reconstruction of the environment that was then used to address visual subtasks. This approach was proven to be insufficient by neuro-biologists and complementary ideas from statistical pattern recognition and artificial intelligence were introduced to bet ter address the visual perception problem. In this framework visual perception is represented by a set of actions and rules connecting these actions. The emerg ing concept of active vision consists of a selective visual perception paradigm that is basically equivalent to recovering from the environment the minimal piece information required to address a particular task of interest.