Engineering Mathematics is the best-selling introductory mathematics text for students on science and engineering degree and pre-degree courses. Sales of previous editions stand at more than half a million copies. It is suitable for classroom use and self-study. Its unique programmed approach takes students through the mathematics they need in a step-by-step fashion with a wealth of examples and exercises. The book is divided into two sections with the Foundation section starting at Level 0 of the IEng syllabus and the main section extending over all elements of a first year undergraduate course. The book therefore suits a full range of abilities and levels of access. The online personal tutor guides students through exercises in the same step-by-step fashion as the book, with hundreds of full workings to questions. STUDENT AND LECTURER SUPPLEMENTS Companion Website at www.palgrave.com/stroud: Features applications and questions for each chapter where the maths from the book is used in engineering contexts. This motivates students, especially the more reluctant who cannot always see the point of the maths.
The questions occasionally suggest the use of algebraic packages (software that does stages of the maths for you like a complicated calculator - all universities have a system). These questions are relevant to all types of packages, not specific to one. Students can work through themselves or lecturers can print off for class/homework use. PowerPoint lecturer slides featuring the headings and subheadings from the book, plus Learning Objectives and key definitions and all figures and graphs. Also included are photos of the engineering contexts for where the maths is relevant, to create a lively, applied opener to each chapter/programme. The site also provides web-links to other useful sites
Table of Contents
PART I Foundation Topics Arithmetic Introduction to algebra Expressions and equations Graphs Linear equations and simultaneous Linear equations Polynomial equations Partial fractions Trigonometry Binomial series Differentiation Integration Functions PART II Complex numbers 1 Complex number 2 Hyperbolic functions Determinants Matrices Vectors Differentiation Differentiation applications 1 Differentiation applications 2 Partial differentiation 1 Partial differentiation 2 Curves and curve fitting Series 1 Series 2 Integration 1 Integration 2 Reduction formulas Integration applications 1 Integration applications 2 Integration applications 3 Approximate integration Polar coordinates systems Multiple integrals First-order differential equations Second-order differential equations Introduction to Laplace transforms Statistics Probability, Answers Index
K.A. STROUD was formerly Principal Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics at Lanchester Polytechnic (now Coventry University). He is also the author of Advanced Engineering Mathematics, a companion volume to this book. DEXTER J. BOOTH is Principal Lecturer in the School of Computing and Engineering at the University of Huddersfield. He is the author of several mathematics textbooks and is co-author on the new edition of Advanced Engineering Mathematics.