# 100 Best Differential Equations Books of All Time

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This highly useful text shows the reader how to formulate a partial differential equation from the physical problem... more

**A funny, insightful, and self-contained guide to Einstein's relativity theory and classical field theories--including electromagnetism**

Physicist Leonard Susskind and data engineer Art Friedman are back. This time, they introduce readers to Einstein's special relativity and Maxwell's classical field theory. Using their typical brand of real math, enlightening drawings, and humor, Susskind and Friedman walk us through the complexities of waves, forces, and particles by exploring special relativity and electromagnetism. It's a must-read for both devotees of the series and any... more

*Calculus Made Easy*has long been the most popular calculus primer, and this major revision of the classic math text makes the subject at hand still more comprehensible to readers of all levels. With a new introduction, three new chapters, modernized language and methods throughout, and an appendix of challenging and enjoyable practice problems,

*Calculus Made Easy*has been thoroughly updated for the modern reader. less

*Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations: Finite Difference and Finite Volume Methods*focuses on two popular deterministic methods for solving partial differential equations (PDEs), namely finite difference and finite volume methods. The solution of PDEs can be very challenging, depending on the type of equation, the number of independent variables, the boundary, and initial conditions, and other factors. These two methods have been traditionally used to solve problems involving fluid flow.

For practical reasons, the finite element method, used more often for... more

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It covers the topics traditionally treated in a first course, but also highlights new and emerging themes. Chapters are broken down into `lecture' sized pieces, motivated and illustrated by numerous theoretical and computational examples. more

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*Mathematical Review*. A thorough, systematic first course in elementary differential equations for undergraduates in mathematics and science, requiring only basic calculus for a background, and including many exercises designed to develop students' technique in solving equations. With problems and answers. Index. less

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*For one-semester sophomore- or junior-level courses in Differential Equations.*

**An introduction to the basic theory and applications of differential equations**

**presents the basic theory of differential equations and offers a variety of modern applications in science and engineering. This flexible text allows instructors to adapt to various course emphases (theory, methodology, applications, and numerical methods) and to use commercially available computer software. For the first time, MyLab(TM) Math is available for this... more**

*Fundamentals of Differential Equations***The world's greatest mental mathematical magician takes us on a spellbinding journey through the wonders of numbers (and more)**

**"Arthur Benjamin ... joyfully shows you how to make nature's numbers dance."--Bill Nye (the science guy)**

*The Magic of Math*is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples-from ice-cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares-this book revels in key mathematical fields including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and calculus, plus Fibonacci numbers,... more

The four-part treatment covers the basic examples of linear partial differential equations and... more

**The fun and easy way to understand and solve complex equations**Many of the fundamental laws of physics, chemistry, biology, and economics can be formulated as differential equations. This plain-English guide explores the many applications of this mathematical tool and shows how differential equations can help us understand the world around us.

*Differential Equations For Dummies*is the perfect companion for a college differential equations course and is an ideal supplemental resource for other calculus classes as well as science and engineering courses. It offers step-by-step... more

**Solution Techniques for Elementary Partial Differential Equations, Third Edition**remains a top choice for a standard, undergraduate-level course on partial differential equations (PDEs). Making the text even more user-friendly, this third edition covers important and widely used methods for solving PDEs.

**New to the Third Edition**

New sections on the series expansion of more general functions, other problems of general second-order linear equations, vibrating string with other types of boundary conditions, and equilibrium temperature in an... more

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Unifying perspectives are provided throughout the text, bringing together and categorizing different types of problems in... more

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*Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, and an Introduction to Chaos, Second Edition,*provides a rigorous yet accessible introduction to differential equations and dynamical systems.

The original text by three of the world's leading mathematicians has become the standard textbook for graduate courses in this area. Thirty years in the making, this Second Edition brings students to the brink of contemporary research, starting from a background that includes only calculus and elementary linear algebra.

The book explores the dynamical aspects of ordinary... more

*Get the confidence and the skills you need to master differential equations!*Need to know how to solve differential equations? This easy-to-follow, hands-on workbook helps you master the basic concepts and work through the types of problems you'll encounter in your coursework. You get valuable exercises, problem-solving shortcuts, plenty of workspace, and step-by-step solutions to every equation. You'll also... more

Part I of the text features introductory material, including discussions of matrices, linear systems of differential equations, and stability of solutions of nonlinear... more

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In this book mathematical jargon...

moreStarting with an introduction to differential equations, the text proceeds to examinations of first- and second-order differential equations, series solutions, the Laplace transform, systems of differential equations, difference equations,... more

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*For sophomore-level courses in Differential Equations and Linear Algebra.*

*This title is part of the Pearson Modern Classics series. Pearson Modern Classics are acclaimed titles at a value price. Please visit www.pearsonhighered.com/math-classics... for a complete list of titles.*Extensively rewritten throughout, the 2nd Edition of this flexible text features a seamless integration of linear algebra into the discipline of differential equations. Abundant computer graphics,... more

This richly illustrated text covers the Cauchy and Neumann problems for the classical linear equations of mathematical physics. A large number of problems are sprinkled throughout the book, and a full set of problems from examinations given in Moscow are included at the end. Some of these problems are quite challenging! What makes the book unique is Arnold's particular talent at holding a topic up for examination from a new and fresh perspective. He likes to blow away the fog of generality that obscures so much mathematical writing and... more

**A supplemental text that can enrich and enhance any first course in ordinary differential equations**

This supplement helps instructors move towards an earlier use of numerical and geometric methods, place a greater emphasis on systems (including nonlinear ones), and increase discussions of both the benefits and possible pitfalls in numerical solution of ODEs. By providing an introduction to the software that is integrated with the relevant mathematics,

*Differential Equations with MATLAB*can perfectly complement and enhance other texts from Wiley.

Since the... more

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*For courses in Differential Equations and Linear Algebra.*

**The right balance between concepts, visualization, applications, and skills**

**provides the conceptual development and geometric visualization of a modern differential equations and linear algebra course that is essential to science and engineering students. It balances traditional manual methods with the new, computer-based methods that illuminate qualitative phenomena -- a comprehensive approach that makes accessible a wider range of more realistic applications.... more**

*Differential Equations and Linear Algebra***A celebrated mathematician explores how math helps us make sense of the unpredictable**

We would like to believe we can know things for certain. We want to be able to figure out who will win an election, if the stock market will crash, or if a suspect definitely committed a crime. But the odds are not in our favor. Life is full of uncertainty --- indeed, scientific advances indicate that the universe might be fundamentally inexact --- and humans are terrible at guessing. When asked to predict the outcome of a chance event, we are almost always wrong.

Thankfully, there is hope.... more

Over 500 end-of-chapter problems are also included and as an additional resource... more

**Fundamentals of Differential Equations**presents the basic theory of differential equations and offers a variety of modern applications in science and engineering. Available in two versions, these flexible texts offer the instructor many choices in syllabus design, course emphasis (theory, methodology, applications, and numerical methods), and in using commercially available computer software.

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**Fundamentals of Differential Equations, Eighth Edition** is suitable for a one-semester sophomore- or junior-level course. **Fundamentals of...**

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