By Frank W. J. Olver, Daniel W. Lozier, Ronald F. Boisvert, Charles W. Clark
Sleek advancements in theoretical and utilized technology rely on wisdom of the homes of mathematical services, from simple trigonometric features to the multitude of targeted features. those services seem every time average phenomena are studied, engineering difficulties are formulated, and numerical simulations are played. additionally they crop up in facts, monetary versions, and monetary research. utilizing them successfully calls for practitioners to have prepared entry to a competent number of their houses. This guide effects from a 10-year venture performed by way of the nationwide Institute of criteria and know-how with a global crew of professional authors and validators. published in complete colour, it truly is destined to interchange its predecessor, the vintage yet long-outdated instruction manual of Mathematical services, edited by means of Abramowitz and Stegun. incorporated with each reproduction of the ebook is a CD with a searchable PDF of every chapter.
"The NIST instruction manual is a good-looking product, with huge pages and massive kind. The e-book is sort of heavy; for comfort, one can be vulnerable to put it on a stand, as with an unabridged dictionary. The e-book comprises various images, just about all in colour. References and move references to books and articles abound. functions to either the mathematical and actual sciences are indicated. The NIST instruction manual is certainly a enormous fulfillment, and the various, a lot of people who participated in its construction and dissemination are to be congratulated and thanked."
Philip J. Davis for SIAM News
An striking crew of editors, affiliate editors and validators up to date and prolonged the vintage NBS instruction manual of Mathematical capabilities, edited through Abramowitz and Stegun. The nationwide Institute of criteria and know-how (NIST) and Cambridge collage Press are to be congratulated for publishing a treasury. it really is eminently readable with transparent, sharp, high-contrast textual content, mathematical notation and coloured graphs and figures, the whole booklet is contained in a CD-ROM with a searchable PDF. From Leibnitz to Hilbert, from glossy technology and engineering to different disparate fields of analysis, features are ubiquitous , interesting and gorgeous items of human ingenuity. A prerequisite to their use is to appreciate their homes, and this instruction manual offers an instantaneous and concise resolution. It includes an intensive bibliography, a listing of notations, and an index. the final layout for every team of capabilities comprises notation, homes, functions, computation and references. those who paintings with features will have fun with this handbook.
Barry Masters for Optics & Photonics News
"... an outstanding product."
J. H. Davenport, Computing experiences