Feynman Lectures Simplified 4A: Math for Physicists

Feynman Lectures Simplified 4A: Math for Physicists

by Robert Piccioni

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Overview

The major concepts and discoveries of science are comprehensible to everyone with keen interest and patience. But to really participate in fundamental science, particularly in physics, one must master a lot of math.

Math is what prevents most science enthusiasts from becoming scientists. This book, Feynman Simplified 4A: Math for Physicists, will help those striving to master the mathematics of physics. It explains step-by-step all the mathematics that most scientists will ever need. From the mundane to the esoteric, this eBook explores it all, from the tensor calculus of general relativity to how to analyze data.

The topics we explore include:

* Trigonometric Functions & Identities
* Rectilinear, Polar, Cylindrical & Spherical Coordinates
* Real & Complex Numbers; Scientific Notation
* Quadratic & Polynomial Equations & Solutions
* Dimensional Analysis & Approximation Methods
* Finite & Infinite Series
* Zeno's Paradox & Mortgage Payments
* Exponentials, Logarithms & Hyperbolic Functions
* Permutations, Combinations & Binomial Coefficients
* Discrete & Continuous Probabilities
* Poisson, Gaussian, and Chi-Squared Distributions
* Rotation & Velocity Transformations
* Vector Algebra, Identities & Theorems
* Differential, Integral & Variational Calculus
* Differential Equations
* Tensors & Matrices
* Numerical Integration & Data Fitting
* Transforms & Fourier Series
* Monte Carlo & Advanced Data Analysis

If you are looking for information about a specific topic, peruse our free downloadable index to the entire Feynman Simplified series found on my website "Guide to the Cosmos . com"

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157481469
Publisher: Real Science Publishing
Publication date: 04/30/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 561,845
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dr. Piccioni has a B.S. in Physics from Caltech, a Ph.D. in High Energy Physics from Stanford University, was a faculty member at Harvard University and did research at the Stanford Linear Accelerator in Palo Alto, Calif.

He has studied with and done research with numerous Nobel Laureates. At Caltech, one of his professors was Richard Feynman, one of the most famous physicists of the 20th century, and a good family friend.

Dr. Piccioni has introduced cutting-edge science to numerous non-scientific audiences, including school children and civic groups. He was guest lecturer on a National Geographic/Lindblad cruise. He has given invited talks at Harvard, Caltech, UCLA, and Stanford University.

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