5 edition of **A Physicist"s Guide to Mathematica** found in the catalog.

A Physicist"s Guide to Mathematica

Patrick Tam

- 334 Want to read
- 22 Currently reading

Published
**July 10, 2009**
by Academic Press
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Written in English

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Number of Pages | 500 |

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Open Library | OL7329198M |

ISBN 10 | 0126831920 |

ISBN 10 | 9780126831924 |

This book describes ideas of computer algebra and the language of the Mathematica system. It also contains a number of examples, mainly from physics, also from mathematics and chemistry. After reading this book and solving problems in it, the reader will be able to use Mathematica efficiently for solving his/her own problems. This book offers a simple, non-threatening, step-by-step approach to help math-savvy newcomers build the skills needed to use Mathematica in practice. It gets readers started on performing specific, relatively basic tasks, enabling them to build on the experience and move on to more real-world problems.

Wolfram[1] Mathematica’s creator. For more readable summaries of Mathematica’s features see the other books in the list at the end; I found that Chapter 2 of the book by Tam[2] is particularly helpful, see also the book by Kaufmann[3]. Appendix A of Kinzel and Reents[4] illustrates the use of a large number of Mathematica commands. A Physicists Guide to Mathematica® II Physics with Mathematica 4 Mechanics Falling Bodies The Problem Physics of the Problem Solution with Mathematica Projectile Motion The Problem

Mathematica has the most extensive collection of mathematical functions ever assembled. Often relying on original results and algorithms developed at Wolfram Research over the past two decades, each function supports a full range of symbolic operations, as well as efficient numerical evaluation to arbitrary precision, for all complex values of parameters. I read many Mathematica books, introductory and advanced - yet this one clearly stands out (even in this high quality field). The title and the previous reviewer suggest that this is a book for physicists or physics students. This is quite unfortunate, as it may put off others from learning proper use of Mathematica from this book/5.

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For professors teaching physics and other science courses using the Mathematica software, A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica, Second Edition is the only fully compatible (new software release) Mathematica text that engages students by providing complete topic coverage, new applications, exercises and examples that enable the user to solve a wide range of physics by: A Physicists Guide to Mathematica(r) teaches students and professional physicists how to master Mathematica using examples and approaches that will appeal to them.

The book illustrates the usefulness of Mathematica in learning, teaching, and carrying out research in physics. Part One gives a practical, physics-oriented, and self-contained introduction to the program/5(9).

For professors teaching physics and other science courses using the Mathematica software, A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica, Second Edition A Physicists Guide to Mathematica book the only fully compatible (new software release) Mathematica text that engages students by providing complete topic coverage, new applications, exercises and examples that enable the user to solve a wide range of physics problems/5(9).

Book Description. For the engineering and scientific professional, A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica, Second Edition provides an updated reference guide based on the new release, providing an organized and integrated desk reference with step-by-step instructions for the most commonly used features of the software as it applies to research in physics.

For professors teaching physics and other science courses using the Mathematica software, A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica, Second Edition is the only fully compatible (new software release) Mathematica text that engages students by providing complete topic coverage, new applications, exercises and examples that enable the user to solve a wide range of physics problems.

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This updated reference guide provides engineering and scientific professionals with step-by-step instructions for the most commonly used features of Mathematica as they apply to research in physics, without requiring prior knowledge of either Mathematica or computer programming.

As a primary or supplemental text for teaching physics and other courses with Mathematica 6 or later, this book. A physicist's guide to Mathematica. A Physicists Guide to Mathematica (r) teaches students and professional physicists how to master Mathematica using examples and approaches that will appeal to them.

The book illustrates the usefulness of Mathematica in learning, teaching, and carrying out research in physics. Designed to teach upper-division and graduate physics students as well as professional physicists how to master Mathematica, using examples and approaches that are motivating to them.

Part I gives a practical, physics-oriented, and self-contained introduction to Mathematica. Part II considers the application of Mathematica to physics.

For the engineering and scientific professional, A Physicist's Guide to Mathematica, 2/e provides an updated reference guide based on the new release, providing an organized and integrated desk reference with step by step instructions for the most often used features of the software as it applies to research in physics.

A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica SECOND EDITION Patrick T. Tam Department of Physics and Astronomy Humboldt State University Eleven years have elapsed since the publication of the ﬁrst edition of this book in Then Mathematica had less than built-in functions and other objects; now Mathematicaa major upgrade, has File Size: KB.

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Tam For the engineering and scientific professional, A Physicist's Guide to Mathematica, 2/e provides an updated reference guide based on the new release, providing an organized and integrated desk reference with step by step instructions for the most often used features of the software as.

A Physicists Guide to Mathematica(r) teaches students and professional physicists how to master Mathematica using examples and approaches that will appeal to them.

The book illustrates the usefulness of Mathematica in learning, teaching, and carrying out research in physics. Part One gives a practical, physics-oriented.

Physicist's Guide to Mathematica by Patrick T. Tam. Publisher: AP Professional Year: ISBN: (Paperback) pp Book Includes: Floppy disk. Description. Designed to teach upper-division and graduate physics students as well as professional physicists how to master Mathematica, using examples and approaches that are motivating to.

A Physicist's Guide to Mathematica, Second Edition by Patrick T. Tam Publisher: Academic Press Year: ISBN: (Paperback) pp Book Includes: CD-ROM Based on: Version 6.

For the engineering and scientific skilled, A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica, 2e supplies an up to date reference information based mostly on the new launch, offering an organized and built-in desk reference with step-by-step directions for probably the most generally used options of the software as it applies to analysis in physics.

Chapter 2. Interactive Use of Mathematica This chapter covers the use of Mathematica as a supercalculator. It does what an electronic calculator can do, and it does a lot more. - Selection from A Physicist's Guide to Mathematica, 2nd Edition [Book].

This revised and updated book is intended for undergraduates, graduate students, and practicing physicists who want to learn new Mathematica techniques for solving a general class of physics problems.

The experimental activities included are designed to deepen and broaden the reader's understanding of physics. The book assumes some familiarity with Mathematica, but the focus is on physics. For the engineering and scientific professional, A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica, Second Edition provides an updated reference guide based on the new release, providing an organized and integrated desk reference with step-by-step instructions for the most commonly used features of the software as it applies to research in physics.

For professors teaching physics and 5/5(2). For the engineering and scientific professional, A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica, Second Edition provides an updated reference guide based on the new release, providing an organized and integrated desk reference with step-by-step instructions for the most commonly used features of the software as it applies to research in physics.

For professors teaching physics and other science /5(9).For the engineering and scientific professional, A Physicist’s Guide to Mathematica, Second Edition provides an updated reference guide based on the new release, providing an organized and integrated desk reference with step-by-step instructions for the most commonly used features of the software as it applies to research in physics.Chapter 3.

Programming in Mathematica We have examined the dazzling numerical, symbolic, and graphical capabilities of Mathematica. Yet Mathematica’s real power rests on its programming capabilities. Many programming - Selection from A Physicist's Guide to Mathematica, 2nd Edition [Book].