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Request a sales quote*Mathematics for Physical Chemistry, Fifth Edition* includes exercises that enable readers to test their understanding and put theory into practice. Chapters are constructed around a sequence of mathematical topics, progressing gradually into more advanced material, before discussing key mathematical skills, including the analysis of experimental data and—new to this edition—complex variables. Includes additional new content on Mathematica and its advanced applications. Drawing on the experience of its expert authors, this book is the ideal supplementary text for practicing chemists and students wanting to sharpen their mathematics skills and understanding of key mathematical concepts for applications across physical chemistry.### Robert G. Mortimer

### S.M. Blinder

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5th Edition - February 20, 2023

Authors: Robert G. Mortimer, S.M. Blinder

Language: EnglishPaperback ISBN:

9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 8 9 4 5 - 6

eBook ISBN:

9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 8 9 4 6 - 3

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- Includes updated coverage of key topics, including a review of general algebra and an introduction to group theory
- Features previews, objectives, and numerous examples and problems throughout the text to aid learning
- Provides chemistry-specific instruction without the distraction of abstract concepts or theoretical issues in pure mathematics
- Includes new chapters on complex variables and Mathematica for advanced applications

Students and teachers enrolled in general through physical chemistry courses, and researchers across chemistry interested in brushing up their skills

1. Problem Solving and Numerical Mathematics

2. Mathematical Functions

3. Problem Solving and Symbolic Mathematics: Algebra

4. Vectors and Vector Algebra

5. Problem Solving and the Solution of Algebraic Equations

6. Differential Calculus

7. Integral Calculus

8. Differential Calculus with Several Independent Variables

9. Integral Calculus with Several Independent Variables

10. Mathematical Series

11. Functional Series and Integral Transforms

12. Differential Equations

13. Operators, Matrices, and Group Theory

14. The Solution of Simultaneous Algebraic Equations with More than Two Unknowns

15. Complex Variables

16. Probability, Statistics, and Experimental Error

17. Data Reduction and the Propagation of Errors

18. Mathematica: Advanced Applications

Appendices

A. Values of Physical Constants

B. Some Mathematical Formulas and Identities

C. Infinite Series

D. A Short Table of Derivatives

E. A Short Table of Indefinite Integrals

F. A Short Table of Definite Integrals

G. Some Integrals with Exponentials in the Integrands: The Error Function

H. Answers to Selected Numerical Exercises and Problems

- No. of pages: 274
- Language: English
- Edition: 5
- Published: February 20, 2023
- Imprint: Elsevier
- Paperback ISBN: 9780443189456
- eBook ISBN: 9780443189463

RM

Robert G. Mortimer is a Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He has taught physical chemistry at Indiana University and Rhodes College for over 40 years. He has carried out both experimental and theoretical research in the area of nonequilibrium processes in fluid systems.

Affiliations and expertise

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, USASB

S.M. Blinder is a Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a telecommuting senior scientist with Wolfram Research in Champaign, Illinois. His research interests within the fields of theoretical chemistry and mathematical physics have included applications of quantum mechanics to atomic and molecular structure, theory and applications of Coulomb Propagators, structure and self-energy of the electron, supersymmetric quantum mechanics, and quantum computers. He is the author of four books and over 200 journal articles in theoretical chemistry and mathematical physics.

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Professor Emeritus, Chemistry and Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USARead *Mathematics for Physical Chemistry* on ScienceDirect