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Advanced Calculus

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A half-century ago, advanced calculus was a well-de?ned subject at the core of the undergraduate mathematics curriulum. The classi... Lire la suite
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A half-century ago, advanced calculus was a well-de?ned subject at the core of the undergraduate mathematics curriulum. The classic texts of Taylor [19], Buck [1], Widder [21], and Kaplan [9], for example, show some of the ways it was approached. Over time, certain aspects of the course came to be seen as more signi?cantthose seen as giving a rigorous foundation to calculusand they - came the basis for a new course, an introduction to real analysis, that eventually supplanted advanced calculus in the core. Advanced calculus did not, in the process, become less important, but its role in the curriculum changed. In fact, a bifurcation occurred. In one direction we got c- culus on n-manifolds, a course beyond the practical reach of many undergraduates; in the other, we got calculus in two and three dimensions but still with the theorems of Stokes and Gauss as the goal. The latter course is intended for everyone who has had a year-long introduction to calculus; it often has a name like Calculus III. In my experience, though, it does not manage to accomplish what the old advancedcalculus course did. Multivariable calculusnaturallysplits intothreeparts:(1)severalfunctionsofonevariable,(2)one function of several variables, and (3) several functions of several variables. The ?rst two are well-developed in Calculus III, but the third is really too large and varied to be treated satisfactorily in the time remaining at the end of a semester. To put it another way: Green's theorem ?ts comfortably; Stokes' and Gauss' do not.

Offers important geometric approach to advanced calculus Integrates text fully with 250+ illustrations Treats classical advanced calculus topics Uses 2D and 3D graphics to study maps Magnifies images to carry out local analysis Gives visual insight into the derivative Gives geometric interpretation of implicit function theorems Analyzes physical meaning of divergence and curl Presents Morse's lemma and Poincaré lemma

Auteur
James J. Callahan is currently a professor of mathematics at Smith College. His previous Springer book is entitled The Geometry of Spacetime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity. He was director of the NSF-funded Five College Calculus Project and a coauthor of Calculus in Context.

Contenu
1 Starting Points.-1.1 Substitution.- Exercises.- 1.2 Work and path integrals.- Exercises.- 1.3 Polar coordinates.- Exercises.- 2 Geometry of Linear Maps.- 2.1 Maps from R2 to R2.- Exercises.- 2.2 Maps from Rn to Rn.- Exercises.- 2.3 Maps from Rn to Rp, n 6= p.- Exercises.- 3 Approximations.- 3.1 Mean-value theorems.- Exercises.- 3.2 Taylor polynomials in one variable.- Exercises.- 3.3 Taylor polynomials in several variables.- Exercises.- 4 The Derivative.- 4.1 Differentiability.- Exercises.- 4.2 Maps of the plane.- Exercises.- 4.3 Parametrized surfaces.- Exercises.- 4.4 The chain rule.- Exercises.- 5 Inverses.- 5.1 Solving equations.- Exercises.- 5.2 Coordinate Changes.- Exercises.- 5.3 The Inverse Function Theorem.- Exercises.- 6 Implicit Functions.- 6.1 A single equation.- Exercises.- 6.2 A pair of equations.- Exercises.- 6.3 The general case.- Exercises.- 7 Critical Points.- 7.1 Functions of one variable.- Exercises.- 7.2 Functions of two variables.- Exercises.- 7.3 Morse's lemma.- Exercises.- 8 Double Integrals.- 8.1 Example: gravitational attraction.- Exercises.- 8.2 Area and Jordan content.- Exercises.- 8.3 Riemann and Darboux integrals.- Exercises.- 9 Evaluating Double Integrals.- 9.1 Iterated integrals.- Exercises.- 9.2 Improper integrals.- Exercises.- 9.3 The change of variables formula.- 9.4 Orientation.- Exercises.- 9.5 Green's Theorem.- Exercises.- 10 Surface Integrals.- 10.1 Measuring flux.- Exercises.- 10.2 Surface area and scalar integrals.- Exercises.- 10.3 Differential forms.- Exercises.- 11 Stokes' Theorem.- 11.1 Divergence.- Exercises.- 11.2 Circulation and Vorticity.- Exercises.- 11.3 Stokes' Theorem.- 11.4 Closed and Exact Forms.- Exercises

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Advanced Calculus
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Code EAN: 9781441973313
ISBN: 1441973311
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Genre: Mathématique
nombre de pages: 526
Poids: 1159g
Taille: H262mm x B187mm x T38mm
Année: 2010
Auflage: 2010
Pays: GB

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