Mathematics for Engineers: A Modern Interactive Approach

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9780132051569: Mathematics for Engineers: A Modern Interactive Approach

Mathematics is crucial to all aspects of engineering and technology. Understanding key mathematical concepts and applying them successfully to solve problems are vital skills every engineering student must acquire. This text teaches, applies and nurtures those skills.

Mathematics for Engineers is informal, accessible and practically oriented. The material is structured so students build up their knowledge and understanding gradually. The interactive examples have been carefully designed to encourage students to engage fully in the problem-solving process.

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“This is an excellent text for developing the skills and confidence of first year students of engineering mathematics.”

Dr. Kevin Golden, University of the West of England


Understanding key mathematical concepts and applying them successfully to solve problems are vital skills that all engineering students must acquire. Mathematics for Engineers teaches, develops and nurtures those skills. Practical, informal and accessible, it begins with the foundations and gradually builds upon this knowledge as it introduces more complex concepts until you have learned everything you will need for your first year engineering maths course, together with introductory material for even more advanced topics.

Key features

  • Hundreds of interactive examples are provided in the context of various engineering disciplines, so you are able to both engage with the problems and also see the relevance of the maths to your wider studies.  
  • A wealth of practice and revision exercises with solutions help test your knowledge.
  • Key points and important results are highlighted throughout.
  • Computer and calculator examples and exercises are incorporated in relevant sections.
  • Specimen examination papers give further opportunity to practise for high stake assessments. 
  • A foundation section gives you a firm base in arithmetic, the building block of many high-level mathematical topics.
  • An accompanying website is available, which contains supporting resources for both students and lecturers.

Anthony Croft is Professor of Mathematics Education at Loughborough University and Robert Davison is Faculty Head of Quality Assurance at De Montfort University. They have authored many best-selling mathematics textbooks including several for engineering students.

 

 

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Croft, Dr Anthony; Davison, Robert
Published by Prentice Hall (UK) (2008)
ISBN 10: 0132051567 ISBN 13: 9780132051569
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