Language : English
Published : 2010
Calculus 2nd Edition
Gilbert Strang’s highly regarded calculus textbook; ideal both as a course companion and for self-study. Examples of the application of calculus to subjects such as physics, engineering and economics are included, as well as many practice questions and illustrative diagrams to assist the reader’s grasp of the material.
About the Author
Gilbert Strang is a Professor of Mathematics at MIT, an Honorary Fellow of Oxford University’s Balliol College and a Fellow and past president of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). He won the first Su Buchin Prize from the International Congress of Industrial and Applied Mathematics and the Haimo Prize from the Mathematical Association of America for his contributions to teaching around the world.
The Larson CALCULUS, 10E, International Edition, program has a long history of innovation in the calculus market. It has been widely praised by a generation of students and professors for its solid and effective pedagogy that addresses the needs of a broad range of teaching and learning styles and environments. Each title is just one component in a comprehensive calculus course program that carefully integrates and coordinates print, media, and technology products for successful teaching and learning.
Written by acclaimed author and mathematician George Simmons, this revision is designed for the calculus course offered in two and four year colleges and universities. It takes an intuitive approach to calculus and focuses on the application of methods to real-world problems. Throughout the text, calculus is treated as a problem solving science of immense capability.
Full of relevant, diverse, and current real-world applications, Stefan Waner and Steven Costenoble’s APPLIED CALCULUS, Sixth Edition helps you relate to mathematics. A large number of the applications are based on real, referenced data from business, economics, the life sciences, and the social sciences. Thorough, clearly delineated spreadsheet and TI Graphing Calculator instruction appears throughout the book. Acclaimed for its readability and supported by the authors’ popular website, this book will help you grasp and understand applied calculus–whatever your learning style may be. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.
About the Author
Stefan Waner and Steven R. Costenoble both received their Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, having studied several years apart with the same advisor, J. Peter May. Their paths merged when Steven joined Stefan at Hofstra University in 1987; since then they have coauthored 15 research papers in algebraic topology. By the early 1990s they had become dissatisfied with many of the Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus textbooks. They wanted textbooks that were more readable and relevant to students’ interests, containing examples and exercises that were interesting, and reflected the interactive approaches and techniques they found worked well with their own students. It therefore seemed natural to extend their research collaboration to a joint textbook writing project that expressed these ideals. To this day they continue to work together on their textbook projects, their research in algebraic topology, and their teaching.