Linear Algebra Demystified

  • Filename: linear-algebra-demystified.
  • ISBN: 0071490450
  • Release Date: 2006-07-06
  • Number of pages: 255
  • Author: David McMahon
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Taught at junior level math courses at every university, Linear Algebra is essential for students in almost every technical and analytic discipline.

Algebra Demystified

  • Filename: algebra-demystified.
  • ISBN: 0071389938
  • Release Date: 2002-08-01
  • Number of pages: 349
  • Author: Rhonda Huettenmueller
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Whether you want to learn more about algebra, refresh your skills, or improve your classroom performance, Algebra Demystified is the perfect shortcut. Knowing algebra gives you a better choice of jobs, helps you perform better in science, computing, and math courses, ups your score on competitive exams, and improves your ability to do daily computations. And there's no faster or more painless way to master the subject than Algebra Demystified! Entertaining author and experienced teacher Rhonda Huettenmueller provides all the math background you need and uses practical examples, real data, and a totally different approach to life the "myst" from algebra. With Algebra Demystified, you master algebra one simple step at a time--at your own speed. Unlike most books on the subject, general concepts are presented first --and the details follow. In order to make the process as clear and simple as possible, long computations are presented in a logical, layered progression with just one execution per step. THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND SELF-TEACHING TEXT OFFERS: Questions at the end of every chapter and section to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses A 100-questions final exam for self-assessment An intensive focus on word problems and fractions--help where it's most often needed Detailed examples and solutions

Quantum Mechanics Demystified 2nd Edition

  • Filename: quantum-mechanics-demystified-2nd-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780071765640
  • Release Date: 2013-05-06
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: David McMahon
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



If you think projection operators work in the cinema, or learning about spin-1/2 makes your head, well, spin, Quantum Mechanics DeMYSTiFieD will energize your knowledge of this topic's fundamental concepts and theories, and allow you to learn at your own pace. This thoroughly revised and updated guide eases you into the subject, beginning with wave mechanics then introducing you to the mathematical foundations needed to do modern quantum physics. As you progress, you will learn the fundamentals of matrix mechanics, including how to compute the trace of a matrix, find eigenvalues, and use ladder operators. You will understand the difference between time independent perturbation and time dependent perturbation theory and other oncecomplicated concepts. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: State Space Basis Vectors Functions of Operators The Postulates of Quantum Mechanics Angular Momentum Spin and the Pauli Matrices Scattering Theory Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Quantum Mechanics DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is your shortcut to a working knowledge of this engaging science.

Signals Systems Demystified

  • Filename: signals-systems-demystified.
  • ISBN: 0071712224
  • Release Date: 2006-09-06
  • Number of pages: 302
  • Author: David McMahon
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



The fast and easy way to learn signals and systems Get a working knowledge of signal processing and systems--even if you don't have formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. Signals and Systems Demystified offers an effective, illuminating, and entertaining way to learn this essential electrical engineering subject. First, you'll learn methods used to calculate energy and power in signals. Next, you'll study signals in the frequency domain using Fourier analysis. Other topics covered include amplitude, frequency, and phase modulation, spectral analysis, convolution, the Laplace transform, and the z-transform. Packed with hundreds of sample equations and explained solutions, and featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this book will teach you the fundamentals of signals and systems in no time at all. Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Signals and Systems Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this complex subject. This hands-on, self-teaching text offers: An easy way to understand signal processing and systems Hundreds of worked examples with solutions A quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses A final exam at the end of the book No unnecessary technical jargon A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work!

College Algebra Demystified

  • Filename: college-algebra-demystified.
  • ISBN: 9780071471039
  • Release Date: 2004-06-11
  • Number of pages: 446
  • Author: Rhonda Huettenmueller
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Say goodbye to dry presentations, grueling formulas, and abstract theories that would put Einstein to sleep -- now there's an easier way to master the disciplines you really need to know. McGraw-Hill's Demystified Series teaches complex subjects in a unique, easy-to-absorb manner, and is perfect for users without formal training or unlimited time. They're also the most time-efficient, interestingly written "brush-ups" you can find. Organized as self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and even final exams. You'll be able to learn more in less time, evaluate your areas of strength and weakness and reinforce your knowledge and confidence. The perfect book for mastering all the essentials of college algebra, with coverage of: the coordinate plane, circles, lines and intercepts, parabolas, nonlinear equations, functions, graphs of functions, exponents and logarithms, and more.

MATLAB Demystified

  • Filename: matlab-demystified.
  • ISBN: 0071510303
  • Release Date: 2007-04-30
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: David McMahon
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Need to Learn MATLAB? Problem SOLVED! Get started using MATLAB right away with help from this hands-on guide. MATLAB Demystified offers an effective and enlightening method for learning how to get the most out this powerful computational mathematics tool. Using an easy-to-follow format, this book explains the basics of MATLAB up front. You'll find out how to plot functions, solve algebraic equations, and compute integrals. You'll also learn how to solve differential equations, generate numerical solutions of ODEs, and work with special functions. Packed with hundreds of sample equations and explained solutions, and featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this book will teach you MATLAB essentials in no time at all. This self-teaching guide offers: The quickest way to get up and running on MATLAB Hundreds of worked examples with solutions Coverage of MATLAB 7 A quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses A final exam at the end of the book A time-saving approach to performing better on homework or on the job Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced user, MATLAB Demystified is your shortcut to computational precision.

String Theory Demystified

  • Filename: string-theory-demystified.
  • ISBN: 9780071596206
  • Release Date: 2008-08-31
  • Number of pages: 350
  • Author: David McMahon
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



UNRAVEL the mystery of STRING THEORY Trying to understand string theory but ending up with your brain in knots? Here's your lifeline! This straightforward guide explains the fundamental principles behind this cutting-edge concept. String Theory Demystified elucidates the goal of the theory--to combine general relativity and quantum theory into a single, unified framework. You'll learn about classical strings, conformal field theory, quantization, compactification, and T duality. The book covers supersymmetry and superstrings, D-branes, the holographic principle, and cosmology. Hundreds of examples and illustrations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. This fast and easy guide offers: Numerous figures to illustrate key concepts Sample problems with worked solutions Coverage of equations of motion, the energy-momentum tensor, and conserved currents A discussion of the Randall-Sundrum model A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, String Theory Demystified is your key to comprehending this theory of everything.

Circuit Analysis Demystified

  • Filename: circuit-analysis-demystified.
  • ISBN: 0071510869
  • Release Date: 2007-05-22
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: David McMahon
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Here's the sure cure for CIRCUIT PARALYSIS! Need to learn circuit analysis but experiencing some resistance in your brain waves? No stress! Circuit Analysis Demystified will give you the jolt you need to understand this complex subject--without getting your circuits crossed. In the first part of the book, you'll learn the fundamentals such as voltage and current theorems, Thevenin and Norton's theorems, op amp circuits, capacitance and inductance, and phasor analysis of circuits. Then you'll move on to more advanced topics including Laplace transforms, three-phase circuits, filters, Bode plots, and characterization of circuit stability. Featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this book will have you in a steady state when it comes to circuit analysis in no time at all. This fast and easy guide offers: Numerous figures to illustrate key concepts Sample equations with worked solutions Coverage of Kirchhoff's laws, the superposition theorem, Millman's theorem, and delta-wye transformations Quizzes at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Circuit Analysis Demystified will transform you into a master of this essential engineering subject.

Complex Variables Demystified

  • Filename: complex-variables-demystified.
  • ISBN: 0071549218
  • Release Date: 2008-08-14
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: David McMahon
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Annual enrollment in Complex Variables courses is 102,000

Schaum s Outline of Theory and Problems of Linear Algebra

  • Filename: schaum-s-outline-of-theory-and-problems-of-linear-algebra.
  • ISBN: 9797815714
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Number of pages: 424
  • Author: Seymour Lipschutz
  • Publisher: Erlangga



• This third edition of the successful outline in linear algebra—which sold more than 400,000 copies in its past two editions—has been thoroughly updated to increase its applicability to the fields in which linear algebra is now essential: computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, and quantitative analysis• Revised coverage includes new problems relevant to computer science and a revised chapter on linear equations• More than 100,000 students enroll in beginning and advanced Linear Algebra courses each year. This outline is appropriate for both first- and second-level linear algebra courses

Intelligent Routines

  • Filename: intelligent-routines.
  • ISBN: 9783642284755
  • Release Date: 2012-07-28
  • Number of pages: 582
  • Author: George Anastassiou
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



Real Analysis is a discipline of intensive study in many institutions of higher education, because it contains useful concepts and fundamental results in the study of mathematics and physics, of the technical disciplines and geometry. This book is the first one of its kind that solves mathematical analysis problems with all four related main software Matlab, Mathcad, Mathematica and Maple. Besides the fundamental theoretical notions, the book contains many exercises, solved both mathematically and by computer, using: Matlab 7.9, Mathcad 14, Mathematica 8 or Maple 15 programming languages. The book is divided into nine chapters, which illustrate the application of the mathematical concepts using the computer. Each chapter presents the fundamental concepts and the elements required to solve the problems contained in that chapter and finishes with some problems left to be solved by the readers. The calculations can be verified by using a specific software such as Matlab, Mathcad, Mathematica or Maple.

Statics and Dynamics Demystified

  • Filename: statics-and-dynamics-demystified.
  • ISBN: 9780071478830
  • Release Date: 2006-11-22
  • Number of pages: 246
  • Author: David McMahon
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



The fast and easy way to learn statics and dynamics This new title in the popular Demystified series offers practical, easy-to-follow coverage of the difficult statics and dynamics course. Expert author David McMahon follows the standard curriculum, starting with basic mathematical concepts and moving on to advanced topics such as Newton's Law, structural analysis, centrifugal forces, kinematics, and the LaGrange method.

Logic DeMYSTiFied

  • Filename: logic-demystified.
  • ISBN: 9780071701297
  • Release Date: 2010-11-14
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Tony Boutelle
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Making sense of LOGIC just got a whole lot EASIER! Stumped trying to understand logic? It's time to listen to reason! There's no doubt that Logic Demystified will help you master this challenging subject. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering arguments, validity, and truth tables. You'll move on to propositional and predicate logic, rigor, fallacies, paradoxes, and revelations. Proofs, Boolean algebra, the logic of machines, and sets are discussed as is the illogic of time, matter, space, and chaos. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no-brainer! You'll get: Rules for reasoning Quantified statements and theorems Simple and classical paradoxes Strategies for proofs Basic set theory and machine logic A time-saving approach to performing better on homework, an exam, or at work Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Logic Demystified helps you validate your knowledge of this multidisciplinary topic.

C Demystified

  • Filename: c-demystified.
  • ISBN: 9780071469968
  • Release Date: 2004-05-17
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Jeff Kent
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Minimal technical jargon, step-by-step discussions, and quizzes at the end of each chapter make this an easy-to-understand guide to C++ programming. Quickly learn what a programming language is and the anatomy of C++, then jump right into creating your own programs with expert guidance. Discover functions, objects, compilers, linkers, and much more along the way. For the fast and easy way to understanding the fundamentals of C++, this is the resource you need.

Pre calculus Demystified 2 E

  • Filename: pre-calculus-demystified-2-e.
  • ISBN: 9780071778497
  • Release Date: 2012-01-23
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Rhonda Huettenmueller
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Your step-by-step solution to mastering precalculus Understanding precalculus often opens the door to learning more advanced and practical math subjects, and can also help satisfy college requisites. Precalculus Demystified, Second Edition, is your key to mastering this sometimes tricky subject. This self-teaching guide presents general precalculus concepts first, so you'll ease into the basics. You'll gradually master functions, graphs of functions, logarithms, exponents, and more. As you progress, you'll also conquer topics such as absolute value, nonlinear inequalities, inverses, trigonometric functions, and conic sections. Clear, detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Linear questions Functions Polynomial division The rational zero theorem Logarithms Matrix arithmetic Basic trigonometry Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student, Precalculus Demystified, Second Edition, Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.

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