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Recommended books for PD's and DE's?

  1. Nov 8, 2011 #1
    recommended books for PD's and DE's??

    Hello everyone,

    I would like to get books for DE's and PDE's

    can you please recommend some good and easy books.

    and Also some books for Mathematical Modelling


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  3. Nov 9, 2011 #2


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    Re: recommended books for PD's and DE's??

    I'm sure this has been asked and answered many times, but since I have a quick answer I'll go ahead. My suggestion is to search the site for more advice though.

    I've been using this as a reference this semester. I like the book, but mainly as a reference, as it is quite lengthy to simply read all of it (in between studying for other classes as well) and the order is somewhat different from my actual class.

    I did not like http://doverpublications.stores.yahoo.net/0486659429.html". I found it almost impossible to stay focused on the material. I'm not sure if it was the writing style or simply the presentation of the material, but I found it to be almost impenetrable. I typically don't enjoy math texts without problem, but this one just didn't work for me. I'm glad you reminded me, so I can put it up for sale.

    I have http://doverpublications.stores.yahoo.net/048667620x.html" that I plan to reference for my PDE class. I haven't looked at page 1 though, so I have no official review. Amazon.com has quite a few and it was rated very high.

    I don't always or only use Dover books as supplements. Many times, they books are so dated that the material isn't of much use or the writing style is difficult. They are cheap though, so I typically look there first. That's not to say that I don't have books over $100-$200 that I'd consider to be terrible either, but I don't feel very bad when a cheap book turns out bad or doesn't get used.
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