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# Schaum's Outline of Mathematics for Physics Students

**by**Steiner, Robert V.

1st

### 9780071461580

0071461582

Paperback

4/24/2007

McGraw-Hill

## Summary

Study faster, learn better--and get top grades with Schaum's Outlines Millions of students trust Schaum's Outlines to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. Use Schaum's Outlines to: Brush up before tests Find answers fast Study quickly and more effectively Get the big picture without spending hours poring over lengthy textbooks Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum's to shorten your study time--and get your best test scores! This Schaum's Outline gives you: A concise guide to the standard college course influid dynamics 480 problems with answers or worked-out solutions Practice problems in multiple-choice format like thoseon the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

## Author Biography

**Phillip A. Schmidt, Ph.D.**, is the program coordinator for secondary education at the Teachers College of Western Governors University.

**Robert Steiner, Ph.D.**, is the project director of seminars on science at the American Museum of Natural History.

## Table of Contents

Algebra and Geometry | p. 1 |

Introduction to Algebra | p. 3 |

Functions | p. 8 |

Graphs of Functions | p. 13 |

Linear Equations | p. 19 |

Simultaneous Linear Equations | p. 23 |

Quadratic Functions and Equations | p. 32 |

Inequalities | p. 40 |

The Locus of an Equation | p. 45 |

The Straight Line | p. 51 |

Families of Straight Lines | p. 57 |

The Circle | p. 61 |

Pre-Calculus and Elementary Calculus | p. 71 |

Rational and Polynomial Functions | p. 73 |

Trigonometric Functions | p. 89 |

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | p. 134 |

Complex Numbers | p. 149 |

The Calculus of Single-Variable Functions: A Mathematics Approach | p. 161 |

The Calculus of Single-Variable Functions: A Physics Approach | p. 192 |

Vectors | p. 212 |

Advanced Topics in Mathematics | p. 233 |

Polar, Spherical, and Cylindrical Coordinate Systems | p. 235 |

Multivariate Calculus | p. 264 |

Elementary Linear Algebra | p. 277 |

Vector Calculus: Grad, Div, and Curl | p. 302 |

Vector Calculus: Flux and Gauss' Law | p. 313 |

Differential Equations | p. 319 |

Elementary Probability | p. 345 |

Infinite Series | p. 362 |

Rectangular Coordinates in Space | p. 378 |

Units and Dimensions | p. 390 |

Solving Physics Problems | p. 391 |

Selected Physics Formulas | p. 394 |

Selected Physical Constants | p. 395 |

Integration by Parts | p. 396 |

The Greek Alphabet and Prefixes | p. 399 |

Index | p. 401 |

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