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Mathematical Methods for Physicists

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Welcome to the companion site for Mathematical Methods for Physicists, Seventh Edition. We have provided the following additional chapters:

  • A new chapter (designated 31) on Periodic Systems, dealing with mathematical topics associated with lattice summations and band theory.
    Periodic Systems

  • A chapter (32) on Mathieu functions, built using material from two chapters in the sixth edition, but expanded into a single coherent presentation.
    Mathieu Functions

  • A chapter (33) on Chaos, modeled after Chapter 18 of the sixth edition but carefully edited.
    Nonlinear Methods and Chaos

  • A chapter (1) on Infinite Series that was built by collection of suitable topics from various places in the seventh edition text. This alternate Chapter 1 contains no material not already in the seventh edition but its subject matter has been packaged into a separate unit to meet the demands of instructors who wish to begin their course with a detailed study of Infinite Series in place of the new Mathematical Preliminaries chapter.
    Infinite Series


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