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Calculus Resources for learning Fourier's and Laplace transforms/series in 2 weeks

  1. Feb 20, 2016 #1
    Does anyone know of any good sources, websites, books etc. That would be best for trying to become proficient in these topics in as short of a time period possible?

    I have a good grasp on calculus concepts as is, but I'm undertaking a unit that involves these concepts in the application to heat transfer, which I haven't learnt as of yet due to being mid-semester entry in my major.

    Any help or direction would be appreciated.
     
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  3. Feb 20, 2016 #2

    jasonRF

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    Almost any book on "engineering mathematics" or "math methods for physics" or "partial differential equations" or "boundary value problems" will cover most of these topics. Check your library and you will likely find something that works for you. If you google you will also be able to find some lecture notes on these topics.
    One example is Nearing's book, which has some of the material,
    http://www.physics.miami.edu/~nearing/mathmethods/

    A very straightforward book is Farlow,
    https://www.amazon.com/Differential...Mathematics/dp/048667620X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
    Your college library likely has this book in the library. If you have never seen the topics before, and simply want to learn enough to be able to solve the heat equation then this book may be what you are looking for.

    jason
     
  4. Feb 20, 2016 #3

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  5. Feb 21, 2016 #4
    Thanks guys, appreciate it.

    That Lamar resource is very nice.
     
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