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Textbook on Calculus and Fourier Series

  1. Jun 16, 2007 #1

    I'm looking for a recommendation for a good textbook which will deepen my understanding of intermediate/advanced mathematics to help me understand the above two (well I know one is subsection of the other) subjects. I would like to learn Fourier series for use with musical exploits.

    I have an engineering degree but I've always struggled with the maths and with that needed to understand Fourier series I'm really, really struggling.

    So I could do with a sensible recommendation of a readable (not an expert) textbook which will boost my maths from foundation to intermediate level ideally.

    Problem is I don't know where to look can anyone help me with a good recommendation?

    I'd be most in your debt. Thanks :wink:
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  3. Jun 16, 2007 #2
    Calculus or analysis?

    I'm working thorugh Kolmogorov and Fomin's Introductory Real Analysis, and it's really nice. It's a Dover book, so it's pretty cheap as well.
  4. Jun 16, 2007 #3
    For real analysis (which is probably what you want), a lot of people like Walter Rudin's Principles of Mathematical Analysis. It's very dense, though.
  5. Jun 16, 2007 #4
    i have 3 or 4 textbooks that will help you - my engineer fellow - with fourier . what is your email ?
  6. Jun 17, 2007 #5
    Hi it's chris330330@hotmail.com. Thanks for the replies chaps I'll research those others too!
  7. Jun 17, 2007 #6
    I've ordered a copy from Amazon I got it for about £7 all in postage too, thanks mate :wink:
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