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Engineering Mathematics (Paperback, 7th ed. 2013): K. A Stroud, Dexter J Booth Engineering Mathematics (Paperback, 7th ed. 2013)
K. A Stroud, Dexter J Booth 1
R1,437 R1,157 Discovery Miles 11 570 Save R280 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The best-selling introductory mathematics textbook for students on science and engineering degree and pre-degree courses. Sales stand at more than half a million copies world-wide. 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 text demands that students engage with it by asking them to complete steps that they should be able to manage from previous examples or knowledge they have acquired, while carefully introducing new steps. By working with the authors through the examples, students become proficient as they go. By the time they come to trying examples on their own, confidence is high. Aimed at undergraduates on Foundation and First Year degree programmes in all Engineering disciplines and Science. The Foundation section covers mathematics from GCSE onwards to allow for revision and gap-filling, and so means the book can be used for a range of abilities and all levels of access.

Engineering Mathematics Through Applications (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2011): Kuldeep Singh Engineering Mathematics Through Applications (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2011)
Kuldeep Singh
R1,187 R1,082 Discovery Miles 10 820 Save R105 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This popular, world-wide selling textbook teaches engineering mathematics in a step-by-step fashion and uniquely through engineering examples and exercises which apply the techniques right from their introduction. This contextual use of mathematics is highly motivating, as with every topic and each new page students see the importance and relevance of mathematics in engineering. The examples are taken from mechanics, aerodynamics, electronics, engineering, fluid dynamics and other areas. While being general and accessible for all students, they also highlight how mathematics works in any individual's engineering discipline. The material is often praised for its careful pace, and the author pauses to ask questions to keep students reflecting. Proof of mathematical results is kept to a minimum. Instead the book develops learning by investigating results, observing patterns, visualizing graphs and answering questions using technology. This textbook is ideal for first year undergraduates and those on pre-degree courses in Engineering (all disciplines) and Science.

A First Course in the Finite Element Method, SI Edition (Paperback, 6th edition): Daryl L. Logan A First Course in the Finite Element Method, SI Edition (Paperback, 6th edition)
Daryl L. Logan
R809 R693 Discovery Miles 6 930 Save R116 (14%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Discover a simple, direct approach that highlights the basics you need within A FIRST COURSE IN THE FINITE ELEMENT METHOD, 6E. This unique book is written so both undergraduate and graduate students can easily comprehend the content without the usual prerequisites, such as structural analysis. The book is written primarily as a basic learning tool for students, like you, in civil and mechanical engineering who are primarily interested in stress analysis and heat transfer. The text offers ideal preparation for utilizing the finite element method as a tool to solve practical physical problems.

Higher Engineering Mathematics (Paperback, 8th New edition): John Bird Higher Engineering Mathematics (Paperback, 8th New edition)
John Bird
R750 R659 Discovery Miles 6 590 Save R91 (12%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Now in its eighth edition, Higher Engineering Mathematics has helped thousands of students succeed in their exams. Theory is kept to a minimum, with the emphasis firmly placed on problem-solving skills, making this a thoroughly practical introduction to the advanced engineering mathematics that students need to master. The extensive and thorough topic coverage makes this an ideal text for upper-level vocational courses and for undergraduate degree courses. It is also supported by a fully updated companion website with resources for both students and lecturers. It has full solutions to all 2,000 further questions contained in the 277 practice exercises.

Mathematics For Engineering Students (Paperback): Ramoshweu Solomon Lebelo, Radley Kebarapetse Mahlobo Mathematics For Engineering Students (Paperback)
Ramoshweu Solomon Lebelo, Radley Kebarapetse Mahlobo
R282 R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Save R44 (16%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Engineering is mathematics in action. But engineering students do not always see the link between what they learn in mathematics and how this applies to engineering problems.

From relatively simple questions, like determining the maximum weight a beam can support to complex projects like mapping out the most efficient electrical flow for a city’s traffic lights, mathematics is essential.

An introduction to applied calculus for social and life sciences (Paperback, Revised ed): Farai Nyabadza, Lesley Wessels An introduction to applied calculus for social and life sciences (Paperback, Revised ed)
Farai Nyabadza, Lesley Wessels
R435 R359 Discovery Miles 3 590 Save R76 (17%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

An introduction to Applied Calculus for Social and Life Sciences, the revised edition, contains all the material in the original version and now contains answers to odd numbered exercises. The book additionally contains selected worked out examples available from the publisher's website. The book is designed primarily for students majoring in Social Sciences and Life Sciences. It prepares students to deal with mathematical problems which arise from real-life problems encountered in other areas of study, such as Agriculture, Forestry, Biochemistry, Biology and the Biomedical Sciences. It is also of value to anyone intending to develop foundational undergraduate calculus for the Physical Sciences.

Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers (Paperback, 6th Edition International Student Version): Douglas C. Montgomery,... Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers (Paperback, 6th Edition International Student Version)
Douglas C. Montgomery, George C. Runger
R1,079 R906 Discovery Miles 9 060 Save R173 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

The text provides a practical approach oriented to engineering as well as chemical and physical sciences. Students learn how the material will be relevant in their careers through the integration throughout of unique problem sets that reflect realistic applications and situations. Applied Statistics, 6th Edition is suitable for either a one- or two-term course in probability and statistics.

Business Mathematics for IT Professionals - A Revision Primer for Management Students (Paperback): T. Wegner Business Mathematics for IT Professionals - A Revision Primer for Management Students (Paperback)
T. Wegner
R404 R335 Discovery Miles 3 350 Save R69 (17%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

This text provides a general revision of basic mathematical principles, rules and methods. The focus is only on those areas of mathematics required for the GMAT test. This covers four main topics: basic arithmetic, fundamental algebra, geometry and introductory statistics. This is essentially a workbook with a strong emphasis on self-practice. After a brief review of each topic’s basic rules and methods, there is at least one worked example, followed by an extensive set of self-practice exercises.

This revised edition contains a few new topics in basic mathematic and fundamental algebra and is strengthened by additional GMAT-type exercises.

Best Books gegradeerde leesreeks: Vlak 1 Boek 2: Gr 2: Leesboek - Huistaal (Afrikaans, Paperback): Best Books Paneel Best Books gegradeerde leesreeks: Vlak 1 Boek 2: Gr 2: Leesboek - Huistaal (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Best Books Paneel
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Tensor Analysis for Physicists, Seco (Paperback, nd Edition): J.A. Schouten Tensor Analysis for Physicists, Seco (Paperback, nd Edition)
J.A. Schouten
R381 R307 Discovery Miles 3 070 Save R74 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Famed mathematical scholar's concise exposition of the mathematical basis of tensor analysis, integrated with well-chosen physical examples of the theory, including those involving elasticity, classical dynamics, relativity and Dirac's matrix calculus. Exercises. Index. Bibliography. Notes.

Linear Algebra and Learning from Data (Hardcover): Gilbert Strang Linear Algebra and Learning from Data (Hardcover)
Gilbert Strang 1
R1,286 Discovery Miles 12 860 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Test Your Higher Chemistry Calculations 3rd Edition (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): John Anderson Test Your Higher Chemistry Calculations 3rd Edition (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
John Anderson
R248 Discovery Miles 2 480 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: Chemistry First Teaching: September 2014 First Exam: Summer 2015 Ideal practice material for an element of Higher Chemistry that contributes to over 20% of the final exam grade. Calculations are one of the most challenging areas for Higher Chemistry candidates, and this edition of Test Your Higher Cemistry Calculations is brought completely up to date for the newest CfE revisions of the exam. - Extensive overview of all types of questions likely to be tested - Exploration of theory behind each topic in each chapter - Worked examples and problems throughout

Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, International Metric Edition (Paperback, 9th edition): Jay L Devore Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, International Metric Edition (Paperback, 9th edition)
Jay L Devore
R847 R722 Discovery Miles 7 220 Save R125 (15%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Put statistical theories into practice with PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERING AND THE SCIENCES, 9E, INTERNATIONAL METRIC EDITION. Always a market favorite, this calculus-based book offers a comprehensive introduction to probability and statistics while demonstrating how to apply concepts, models, and methodologies in today's engineering and scientific workplaces. Jay Devore, an award-winning professor and internationally recognized author and statistician, stresses lively examples and engineering activities to drive home the numbers without exhaustive mathematical development and derivations. Many examples, practice problems, sample tests, and simulations based on real data and issues help you build a more intuitive connection to the material. A proven and accurate book, PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERING AND THE SCIENCES, 9E, INTERNATIONAL METRIC EDITION also includes graphics and screen shots from SAS (R), MINITAB (R), and Java (TM) Applets to give you a solid perspective of statistics in action.

Advanced Engineering Mathematics (Paperback, 10th Edition International Student Version): Erwin Kreyszig Advanced Engineering Mathematics (Paperback, 10th Edition International Student Version)
Erwin Kreyszig
R1,341 R1,122 Discovery Miles 11 220 Save R219 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

The tenth edition of this bestselling text includes examples in more detail and more applied exercises; both changes are aimed at making the material more relevant and accessible to readers. Kreyszig introduces engineers and computer scientists to advanced math topics as they relate to practical problems. It goes into the following topics at great depth differential equations, partial differential equations, Fourier analysis, vector analysis, complex analysis, and linear algebra/differential equations.

Maths Skills for A Level Physics (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Carol Tear Maths Skills for A Level Physics (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Carol Tear
R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The maths needed to succeed in A Level Science is harder now than ever before. Suitable for all awarding bodies, this practical handbook addresses all of the maths skills needed for A Level Physics specifications. Worked examples, practice questions, 'remember points' and 'stretch yourself' questions give students the key knowledge and then the opportunity to practise and build confidence.

Maths & English for Electrical - Functional Skills (Paperback, New edition): Andrew Spencer, Robert Henley Maths & English for Electrical - Functional Skills (Paperback, New edition)
Andrew Spencer, Robert Henley
R324 R290 Discovery Miles 2 900 Save R34 (10%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

This write-in workbook is an invaluable resource to help learners' improve their Maths and English skills and help prepare for Level 1 and Level 2 Functional Skills exams. The workbook format enables learners to practice and improve their maths and English skills and the real-life questions, exercises and scenarios are all written with an electrical Installation context to help learners find essential Maths and English theory understandable, engaging and achievable. This workbook is an invaluable resource to support Maths and English learning in the classroom, at work and for personal study at home.

Maths & English for Automotive - Functional Skills (Paperback, UK ed.): Jim Scivyer, Andrew Spencer Maths & English for Automotive - Functional Skills (Paperback, UK ed.)
Jim Scivyer, Andrew Spencer
R323 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R35 (11%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

This write-in workbook is an invaluable resource to help learners' improve their Maths and English skills and help prepare for Level 1 and Level 2 Functional Skills exams. The workbook format enables learners to practice and improve their maths and English skills and the real-life questions, exercises and scenarios are all written with an automotive context to help learners find essential Maths and English theory understandable, engaging and achievable. This workbook is an invaluable resource to support Maths and English learning in the classroom, at work and for personal study at home.

Nonlinear Systems and Optimization for the Chemical Engineer - Solving Numerical Problems (Hardcover): Guido Buzzi-Ferraris,... Nonlinear Systems and Optimization for the Chemical Engineer - Solving Numerical Problems (Hardcover)
Guido Buzzi-Ferraris, Flavio Manenti
R2,496 R2,016 Discovery Miles 20 160 Save R480 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This third in a suite of four practical guides is an engineer's companion to using numerical methods for the solution of complex mathematical problems. It explains the theory behind current numerical methods and shows in a step-by-step fashion how to use them. The volume focuses on optimization from experimental to large-scale processes, detailing the algorithms needed to solve real-life problems. It describes the methods, innovative techniques and strategies that are all implemented in a well-established, freeware mathematical toolbox called BzzMath, which is developed and maintained by the authors. Numerous examples, sample codes, programs and applications are taken from a wide range of scientific and engineering fields, such as chemical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, medicine, and environmental science. As a result, engineers and scientists learn how to use the latest and most powerful numerical methods in their daily work. With additional online material including the latest version of BzzMath Library, installation tutorial, all examples and sample codes used in the book and a host of further examples.

Student's Guides - A Student's Guide to Numerical Methods (Paperback): Ian H. Hutchinson Student's Guides - A Student's Guide to Numerical Methods (Paperback)
Ian H. Hutchinson
R489 Discovery Miles 4 890 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This concise, plain-language guide for senior undergraduates and graduate students aims to develop intuition, practical skills and an understanding of the framework of numerical methods for the physical sciences and engineering. It provides accessible self-contained explanations of mathematical principles, avoiding intimidating formal proofs. Worked examples and targeted exercises enable the student to master the realities of using numerical techniques for common needs such as solution of ordinary and partial differential equations, fitting experimental data, and simulation using particle and Monte Carlo methods. Topics are carefully selected and structured to build understanding, and illustrate key principles such as: accuracy, stability, order of convergence, iterative refinement, and computational effort estimation. Enrichment sections and in-depth footnotes form a springboard to more advanced material and provide additional background. Whether used for self-study, or as the basis of an accelerated introductory class, this compact textbook provides a thorough grounding in computational physics and engineering.

Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering - A Comprehensive Guide (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): K. F. Riley, M. P.... Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering - A Comprehensive Guide (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
K. F. Riley, M. P. Hobson, S. J Bence
R1,132 R983 Discovery Miles 9 830 Save R149 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The third edition of this highly acclaimed undergraduate textbook is suitable for teaching all the mathematics for an undergraduate course in any of the physical sciences. As well as lucid descriptions of all the topics and many worked examples, it contains over 800 exercises. New stand-alone chapters give a systematic account of the 'special functions' of physical science, cover an extended range of practical applications of complex variables, and give an introduction to quantum operators. Further tabulations, of relevance in statistics and numerical integration, have been added. In this edition, half of the exercises are provided with hints and answers and, in a separate manual available to both students and their teachers, complete worked solutions. The remaining exercises have no hints, answers or worked solutions and can be used for unaided homework; full solutions are available to instructors on a password-protected web site, www.cambridge.org/9780521679718.

Essential Maths Skills for AS/A Level Computer Science (Paperback): Victoria Ellis, Gavin Craddock Essential Maths Skills for AS/A Level Computer Science (Paperback)
Victoria Ellis, Gavin Craddock
R274 Discovery Miles 2 740 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

If you struggle with binary multiplication, or Big O Notation, this is the book for you. This textbook companion will help improve your essential maths skills for computer science, whichever awarding body specification you're following. You can use it throughout your course, whenever you feel you need some extra help. - Develop your understanding of both maths and computer science with all worked examples and questions within a computer science context - Improve your confidence with a step-by-step approach to every maths skill - Measure your progress with guided and non-guided questions to see how you're improving - Understand where you're going wrong with full worked solutions to every question - Feel confident in expert guidance from experienced teachers and examiners Victoria Ellis and Gavin Craddock, reviewed by Dr Kathleen Maitland, Senior Lecturer in Computing and Director of the SAS Student Academy at Birmingham City University

Essential Maths Skills for AS/A Level Physics (Paperback): Ian Lovat Essential Maths Skills for AS/A Level Physics (Paperback)
Ian Lovat
R276 Discovery Miles 2 760 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

If your students struggle with using algebra, logarithms or graphs, this is the book for them. This textbook companion will help improve their essential maths skills for physics, whichever awarding body specification you're following. You can use it throughout the course, whenever you feel they need some extra help. - Develop understanding of both maths and physics with all worked examples and questions within a physics context - Improve confidence with a step-by-step approach to every maths skill - Measure progress with guided and non-guided questions - Understand misconceptions with full worked solutions to every question - Feel confident in expert guidance from experienced teacher Ian Lovat, reviewed by Peter Main, Director of Education and Science at the Institute of Physics

MATLAB - A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving (Paperback, 5th edition): Stormy Attaway MATLAB - A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving (Paperback, 5th edition)
Stormy Attaway
R1,197 R1,071 Discovery Miles 10 710 Save R126 (11%) In stock

MATLAB: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving, winner of TAA's 2017 Textbook Excellence Award ("Texty"), guides the reader through both programming and built-in functions to easily exploit MATLAB's extensive capabilities for tackling engineering and scientific problems. Assuming no knowledge of programming, this book starts with programming concepts, such as variables, assignments, and selection statements, moves on to loops, and then solves problems using both the programming concept and the power of MATLAB. The fifth edition has been updated to reflect the functionality of the current version of MATLAB (R2018a), including the addition of local functions in scripts, the new string type, coverage of recently introduced functions to import data from web sites, and updates to the Live Editor and App Designer.

Algorithms for Optimization (Hardcover): Mykel J. Kochenderfer, Tim A. Wheeler Algorithms for Optimization (Hardcover)
Mykel J. Kochenderfer, Tim A. Wheeler
R1,607 R1,201 Discovery Miles 12 010 Save R406 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A comprehensive introduction to optimization with a focus on practical algorithms for the design of engineering systems. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to optimization with a focus on practical algorithms. The book approaches optimization from an engineering perspective, where the objective is to design a system that optimizes a set of metrics subject to constraints. Readers will learn about computational approaches for a range of challenges, including searching high-dimensional spaces, handling problems where there are multiple competing objectives, and accommodating uncertainty in the metrics. Figures, examples, and exercises convey the intuition behind the mathematical approaches. The text provides concrete implementations in the Julia programming language. Topics covered include derivatives and their generalization to multiple dimensions; local descent and first- and second-order methods that inform local descent; stochastic methods, which introduce randomness into the optimization process; linear constrained optimization, when both the objective function and the constraints are linear; surrogate models, probabilistic surrogate models, and using probabilistic surrogate models to guide optimization; optimization under uncertainty; uncertainty propagation; expression optimization; and multidisciplinary design optimization. Appendixes offer an introduction to the Julia language, test functions for evaluating algorithm performance, and mathematical concepts used in the derivation and analysis of the optimization methods discussed in the text. The book can be used by advanced undergraduates and graduate students in mathematics, statistics, computer science, any engineering field, (including electrical engineering and aerospace engineering), and operations research, and as a reference for professionals.

Discrete Mathematics for Computing (Paperback, 3rd ed. 2008): Peter Grossman Discrete Mathematics for Computing (Paperback, 3rd ed. 2008)
Peter Grossman
R1,087 R987 Discovery Miles 9 870 Save R100 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Discrete Mathematics for Computing presents the essential mathematics needed for the study of computing and information systems. The subject is covered in a gentle and informal style, but without compromising the need for correct methodology. It is perfect for students with a limited background in mathematics. This new edition includes: * An expanded section on encryption * Additional examples of the ways in which theory can be applied to problems in computing * Many more exercises covering a range of levels, from the basic to the more advanced This book is ideal for students taking a one-semester introductory course in discrete mathematics - particularly for first year undergraduates studying Computing and Information Systems. PETER GROSSMAN has worked in both academic and industrial roles as a mathematician and computing professional. As a lecturer in mathematics, he was responsible for coordinating and developing mathematics courses for Computing students. He has also applied his skills in areas as diverse as calculator design, irrigation systems and underground mine layouts. He lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.

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