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Re: Book

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  • Subject: [mg127135] Re: Book
  • From: "Mat' G\." <ellocomateo at free.fr>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2012 05:24:37 -0400 (EDT)
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2012-06-30 11:21, Nasser M. Abbasi scripsit:
> On 6/29/2012 3:53 AM, Mat' G. wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> which book do you advice to learn and use Mathematica 8 in the field of
>> physics and engineering?
>> Thanks for advising!
>> Mat
>>
>
> You'll probably get many suggestions on this one.
>
> When I took a course at UCI in computational physics,
> we did everything in Mathematica. (HW's, Projects, final
> exams). Everything was done using notebooks.
>
> We used the instructor's own Mathematica book, which is here
> http://mathematicahandbook.com/  (it is an ebook, comes
> in notebooks you can run directly and see the examples, all
> actual Mathematica code)
>
> The standard version is only $30. It has many examples
> and it is meant directly for physics and engineering.
>
> (I got the full version, also got a printed version for
> extra charge, and it is well over 1,000 pages) and was
> worth it.
>
> If you like to get an idea of the type of problems we did in
> the class using Mathematica, here is my physics class web page
>
> http://alturl.com/qyfos
>
> Other than this, I recommend the documentation center in
> Mathematica itself :)
>
> btw, there is a large note with full of links to many
> Mathematica learning resources at stack exchange Mathematica
> forum, you might want to check, called
>
> "Where can I find examples of good Mathematica programming practice?"
>
> here is the link to it http://alturl.com/adih8
>
> --Nasser
>
Great links,thank to all who replied!




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