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This refreshing, introductory textbook covers both standard techniques for solving ordinary differential equations, as well as introducing students to qualitative methods such as phase-plane analysis. The presentation is concise, informal yet rigorous; it can be used either for 1-term or 1-semester courses. Topics such as Euler's method, difference equations, the dynamics of the logistic map, and the Lorenz equations, demonstrate the vitality of the subject, and provide pointers to further study. The author also encourages a graphical approach to the equations and their solutions, and to that end the book is profusely illustrated. The files to produce the figures using MATLAB are all provided in an accompanying website. Numerous worked examples provide motivation for and illustration of key ideas and show how to make the transition from theory to practice. Exercises are also provided to test and extend understanding: solutions for these are available for teachers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521533911
ISBN-10: 0521533910
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 174mm x 21mm)
Pages: 414
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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