Product Cover Image

Calculus for Scientists and Engineers: Early Transcendentals

By William L. Briggs, Lyle Cochran, Bernard Gillett, Eric Schulz

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 9, 2012

More Product Info

Description

Drawing on their decades of teaching experience, William Briggs and Lyle Cochran have created a calculus text that carries the teacher’s voice beyond the classroom. That voice—evident in the narrative, the figures, and the questions interspersed in the narrative—is a master teacher leading readers to deeper levels of understanding. The authors appeal to readers’ geometric intuition to introduce fundamental concepts and lay the foundation for the more rigorous development that follows. Comprehensive exercise sets have received praise for their creativity, quality, and scope. This book is an expanded version of Calculus: Early Transcendentals by the same authors, with an entire chapter devoted to differential equations, additional sections on other topics, and additional exercises in most sections.

Table of Contents

1. Functions

1.1 Review of functions

1.2 Representing functions

1.3 Inverse, exponential, and logarithmic functions

1.4 Trigonometric functions and their inverses

 

2. Limits

2.1 The idea of limits

2.2 Definitions of limits

2.3 Techniques for computing limits

2.4 Infinite limits

2.5 Limits at infinity

2.6 Continuity

2.7 Precise definitions of limits

 

3. Derivatives

3.1 Introducing the derivative

3.2 Rules of differentiation

3.3 The product and quotient rules

3.4 Derivatives of trigonometric functions

3.5 Derivatives as rates of change

3.6 The Chain Rule

3.7 Implicit differentiation

3.8 Derivatives of logarithmic and exponential functions

3.9 Derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions

3.10 Related rates

 

4. Applications of the Derivative

4.1 Maxima and minima

4.2 What derivatives tell us

4.3 Graphing functions

4.4 Optimization problems

4.5 Linear approximation and differentials

4.6 Mean Value Theorem

4.7 L’Hôpital’s Rule

4.8 Newton’s Method

4.9 Antiderivatives

 

5. Integration

5.1 Approximating areas under curves

5.2 Definite integrals

5.3 Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

5.4 Working with integrals

5.5 Substitution rule

 

6. Applications of Integration

6.1 Velocity and net change

6.2 Regions between curves

6.3 Volume by slicing

6.4 Volume by shells

6.5 Length of curves

6.6 Surface area

6.7 Physical applications

6.8 Logarithmic and exponential functions revisited

6.9 Exponential models

6.10 Hyperbolic functions

 

7. Integration Techniques

7.1 Integration Strategies

7.2 Integration by parts

7.3 Trigonometric integrals

7.4 Trigonometric substitutions

7.5 Partial fractions

7.6 Other integration strategies

7.7 Numerical integration

7.8 Improper integrals

 

8. Differential Equations

8.1 Basic ideas

8.2 Direction fields and Euler’s method

8.3 Separable differential equations

8.4 Special first-order differential equations

8.5 Modeling with differential equations

 

9. Sequences and Infinite Series

9.1 An overview

9.2 Sequences

9.3 Infinite series

9.4 The Divergence and Integral Tests

9.5 The Ratio, Root, and Comparison Tests

9.6 Alternating series

 

10. Power Series

10.1 Approximating functions with polynomials

10.2 Properties of Power series

10.3 Taylor series

10.4 Working with Taylor series

 

11. Parametric and Polar Curves

11.1 Parametric equations

11.2 Polar coordinates

11.3 Calculus in polar coordinates

11.4 Conic sections

 

12. Vectors and Vector-Valued Functions

12.1 Vectors in the plane

12.2 Vectors in three dimensions

12.3 Dot products

12.4 Cross products

12.5 Lines and curves in space

12.6 Calculus of vector-valued functions

12.7 Motion in space

12.8 Length of curves

12.9 Curvature and normal vectors

 

13. Functions of Several Variables

13.1 Planes and surfaces

13.2 Graphs and level curves

13.3 Limits and continuity

13.4 Partial derivatives

13.5 The Chain Rule

13.6 Directional derivatives and the gradient

13.7 Tangent planes and linear approximation

13.8 Maximum/minimum problems

13.9 Lagrange multipliers

 

14. Multiple Integration

14.1 Double integrals over rectangular regions

14.2 Double integrals over general regions

14.3 Double integrals in polar coordinates

14.4 Triple integrals

14.5 Triple integrals in cylindrical and spherical coordinates

14.6 Integrals for mass calculations

14.7 Change of variables in multiple integrals

 

15. Vector Calculus

15.1 Vector fields

15.2 Line integrals

15.3 Conservative vector fields

15.4 Green’s theorem

15.5 Divergence and curl

15.6 Surface integrals

15.6 Stokes’ theorem

15.8 Divergence theorem

 

Appendix A. Algebra Review

Appendix B. Proofs of Selected Theorems

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-321-78537-1

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-78537-4

Format: Alternate Binding

$242.33 | Free Ground Shipping.

Add to Cart

Digital Choices

MyLab & Mastering ?

MyLab & Mastering products deliver customizable content and highly personalized study paths, responsive learning tools, and real-time evaluation and diagnostics. MyLab & Mastering products help move students toward the moment that matters most—the moment of true understanding and learning.

eTextbook ?

With CourseSmart eTextbooks and eResources, you save up to 60% off the price of new print textbooks, and can switch between studying online or offline to suit your needs.

Once you have purchased your eTextbooks and added them to your CourseSmart bookshelf, you can access them anytime, anywhere.

Print Choices

Alternative Options ?

Click on the titles below to learn more about these options.

Loose Leaf Version ?

Books a la Carte are less-expensive, loose-leaf versions of the same textbook.