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Differential Equations and Linear Algebra by C. Henry EdwardsBook Description Acclaimed authors Edwards and Penney combine core topics in elementary differential equations with those concepts and methods of elementary linear algebra needed for a contemporary combined introduction to differential equations and linear algebra. Known for its realworld applications and its blend of algebraic and geometric approaches, this book discusses mathematical modeling of realworld phenomena, with a fresh new computational and qualitative flavor evident throughout in figures, examples, problems, and applications. FirstOrder Differential Equations; Mathematical Models and Numerical Methods; Linear Systems and Matrices; Vector Spaces; HigherOrder Linear Differential Equations; Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors; Linear Systems of Differential Equations; Matrix Exponential Methods; Nonlinear Systems and Phenomena; Laplace Transform Methods; Power Series Methods. For future math majors, engineers, or scientists that have taken two or three semesters of Calculus.Buy Differential Equations and Linear Algebra book by C. Henry Edwards from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books. Book Details ISBN: 9780136054252ISBN10: 0136054250
(254mm x 203mm x 33mm) Pages: 792 Imprint: Prentice Hall Publisher: Pearson Education (US) Publish Date: 10Oct2008 Country of Publication: United States 

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This text is rigorous, fairly traditional and is appropriate for engineering and science calculus tracks. Hallmarks are accuracy, strong engineering and science applications, deep problem sets (in quantity, depth, and range), and spectacular visuals. Reviews» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it  write a review about Differential Equations and Linear Algebra book by C. Henry Edwards and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member  it's free to sign up!) Author Biography  C. Henry EdwardsC. Henry Edwards is emeritus professor of mathematics at the University of Georgia. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee in 1960, and recently retired after 40 years of classroom teaching (including calculus or differential equations almost every term) at the universities of Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Georgia, with a brief interlude at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) as an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the University of Georgia's honoratus medal in 1983 (for sustained excellence in honors teaching), its Josiah Meigs award in 1991 (the institution's highest award for teaching), and the 1997 statewide Georgia Regents award for research university faculty teaching excellence. His scholarly career has ranged from research and dissertation direction in topology to the history of mathematics to computing and technology in the teaching and applications of mathematics. In addition to being author or coauthor of calculus, advanced calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations textbooks, he is wellknown to calculus instructors as author of The Historical Development of the Calculus (SpringerVerlag, 1979). During the 1990s he served as a principal investigator on three NSFsupported projects: (1) A school mathematics project including Maple for beginning algebra students, (2) A CalculuswithMathematica program, and (3) A MATLABbased computer lab project for numerical analysis and differential equations students. David E. Penney, University of Georgia, completed his Ph.D. at Tulane University in 1965 (under the direction of Prof. L. Bruce Treybig) while teaching at the University of New Orleans. Earlier he had worked in experimental biophysics at Tulane University and the Veteran's Administration Hospital in New Orleans under the direction of Robert Dixon McAfee, where Dr. McAfee's research team's primary focus was on the active transport of sodium ions by biological membranes. Penney's primary contribution here was the development of a mathematical model (using simultaneous ordinary differential equations) for the metabolic phenomena regulating such transport, with potential future applications in kidney physiology, management of hypertension, and treatment of congestive heart failure. He also designed and constructed servomechanisms for the accurate monitoring of ion transport, a phenomenon involving the measurement of potentials in microvolts at impedances of millions of megohms. Penney began teaching calculus at Tulane in 1957 and taught that course almost every term with enthusiasm and distinction until his retirement at the end of the last millennium. During his tenure at the University of Georgia he received numerous Universitywide teaching awards as well as directing several doctoral dissertations and seven undergraduate research projects. He is the author of research papers in number theory and topology and is the author or coauthor of textbooks on calculus, computer programming, differential equations, linear algebra, and liberal arts mathematics. 