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Re: 2 Diff Eq w/ Mma Books

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  • Subject: [mg3548] Re: 2 Diff Eq w/ Mma Books
  • From: Harald Berndt <haraldb at>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Mar 1996 01:11:07 -0500
  • Organization: University of California Forest Products Lab
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Richard W. Klopp wrote:
> There are two books with the title _Differential_Equations_with_Mathematica_,
> one by Abell & Braselton and the other by Coombes et al. Does anyone have
> an opinion on which book is preferred for info on setting up & solving
> *systems* of ODEs? How about PDEs? I have the publishers' blurbs for each
> book, but would rather hear some first-hand experience since the local
> bookstore stocks neither one. The Abell book is much longer. Is it
> therefore more comprehensive? The Coombes et al. book is designed to
> accompany Boyce & DePrima.
> --
> Rich Klopp
> rich_klopp at

I have Abell & Braselton and don't think it's that exciting, but I 
don't know Coombes and can't help.

As for PDEs, there's a book by Vvedensky which is quite interesting. 
All code for that book is on MathSource as well.

Harald Berndt                          University of California
Research Specialist                  Forest Products Laboratory
Phone: 510-215-4224                            FAX:510-215-4299


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