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Further Engineering Mathematics 3rd ed [Paperback]

K.A. Stroud
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27 Mar 1996 0333657411 978-0333657416 3rd Revised edition
Further Engineering Mathematics provides full coverage of the mathematical topics required by undergraduate students of engineering from second-year level onwards. The text has been completely reset to match exactly the style and format of the author's best selling and highly acclaimed introductory mathematics text, Engineering Mathematics, now in its expanded Fourth Edition. In keeping with the approach of the earlier text, the reader is guided through the development of each programmed topic and assumes increased responsibility in the learning process as greater mastery is achieved. Numerous worked examples are included and each section concludes with a revision summary, test exercises and further problems. Answers to the exercises and problems are provided.

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  • Paperback: 1088 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 3rd Revised edition edition (27 Mar 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0333657411
  • ISBN-13: 978-0333657416
  • Product Dimensions: 23.4 x 15.5 x 5.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 381,723 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'The essential engineer's reference book.' -- Mr H. Cawte, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Portsmouth

'The essential engineer's reference book.' -- Mr H. Cawte, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Portsmouth

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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
I bought both of these books while I was doing my A level Maths and am still using them while in second year Honours Degree Maths. I do buy other books as well which take the subject further but I invariably find that I always come back to these two wonderful books. My view is if you are an engineering student working to a budget; if you only buy two books ever, you'll not go wrong with these two
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars the only books you really need! 5 April 2005
i am reading for a degree in Infortmation Technology Engineering, after 8 years of working and no studying I needed a quick crash course in advanced mathematics to bring me up to speed with the other students in my course...
these books were suggested to me by a friend... what can i say... i never studied advanced mathematics and by simply (and patiently) studying these two books well i excel in maths compared to the other students...
these books are THE BEST books in maths you'll ever come across... especially if like me you want to teach yourself...
i recommend them to anyone who likes maths... university or not!
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is how to pass engineering maths exams. 3 Jan 2004
By A Customer
I am a second year Aeronautics student and I highly recommend this book. The best bit about the book is that all steps in calculations are included so you don't get lost which can be a problem in other text books. The work is set out in a well ordered way, broken down into many sections with constant exercises, tests and reviews. This allows you to follow methods of working step by step from easy examples to the much harder examples (the ones you need for the exams) and also makes each chapter quick to work through and understand. It really is all you could want in a maths text book.
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
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To anyone who is about to undertake, or is indeed in the middle of any engineering degree, this book is a must. Like its sister book, Engineering Mathematics also by Stroud, the layout and style are cleverly designed to keep you working through the chapters. Don't do engineering without a copy.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
I can wholeheartedly say that Stroud's series (Engineering Mathematics and Advanced) helped ensure a good grade for my mathematics modules for my first year in Electrical/Electronic Engineering. It treats topics very systematically, gives summaries and tables, which are especially useful for those mechanical math techniques such as in integration, they are listed in a way so you can use it for quick reviews later as well. It explains concepts with good detail without being tediously daunting to read, it achieves what very few math books (in my experience) are able to. Advanced Engineering mathematics is helpful for some of the basic mathematical topics in 2nd year too, for instance Vector Calculus (Divergence thm., Curl etc), Z transforms , some of COnformal Mappings, Complex Integration etc.

It would be great if Stroud produced another version with the more advanced mathematical concepts and one for advanced statistics.

In any case if you are in your first two years as an Undergraduate in any Engineering course, this series is a must-have!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The only maths books you need to buy! 25 Mar 2005
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I was advised to buy Engineering mathmatics as part of my 1st year physics course and have since not had to buy another maths related text book other than Advanced engineering mathmatics. Both books cover every area of maths i have so far needed. i even find i can teach myself stright out the book with no prior knowledge. excellent
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent! 16 Aug 2005
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Advanced Engineering Mathematics is the second of Ken Stroud's books. It again takes the programmed study approach used in the first book (Engineering Mathematics), and is aimed principally at the second year of undergraduate engineering courses, although some topic areas could equally be found in A level and HNC/HND mathematics courses.
My opinion? Quite simply absolutely excellent! Engineering Mathematics and Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Ken Stroud are just about all you will need for an engineering degree course to deal with any problems you will have with the principal areas of the mathematics. Remember, I have been where you are (or are going) and you can take it from me, these books are not only an investment but almost certainly the best mathematics books you will ever own. They will pay for themselves time and time again when you hit the mathematical wall! There are some similar books around these days, but these books are the real McCoy. To be without them on an undergraduate engineering degree course is simply unthinkable. It would be like cutting your own throat mathematically speaking! GET THEM!! I guarantee you will not regret it.
A note to the authors and editor of these books....thank you for making mathematics a joy to learn. Your books are a major contributing factor in my degree success, and the success of countless thousands of other post and undergraduates alike. Thank you for making the effort to make mathematics a topic we can all enjoy, learn, and succeed in.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
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I didn't take A-level maths, but convinced my university to let me take Engineering anyway because my Physics grades were good. Anyway, the my lectures required that I read these books (Engineering Mathematics and Advanced Engineering Mathematics) because with my background I was 'at risk' of not being able to complete the course, so I went right through both of them from cover to cover. The books go from the most simple Algebra all the way through to Complex Integration and Non-Linear optimisation. The books are unique in that they make it so easy to progress from one subject to the next in a gentle step-wise manner. The non-nonsense, clear style stopped mathematics feeling like a stuffy and in-penetrable subject.

I said that this was the best investment you'll ever make, that's because I picked up both of these books for 60 new. Without this material, I would not have a first-class engineering degree or a lucrative career writing scientific software. I still use the information I learned from these books on a daily basis.

Warning: Owning these books is not a silver bullet. You have to be committed to work through them end to end including using the examples.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Useful for beginners
This book is generally well received by those who review it. The book is excellent as a large collection of well laid out examples, which can ensure a good pass in an engineering... Read more
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1.0 out of 5 stars ...and where is engineering ??
Despite the claims of "advanced levels of mathematics in engineering and science", this is a simple math book, as hundreds found on the market. Full stop. Read more
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I wanted a good mathematics reference book. This one fits the bill. I expect to use it frequently on a regular basis.
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I really nice mathematical reference to everything mathematical useful to an engineer.I study Electrical and Computer Engineering. Read more
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This book has advanced concepts of mathematics in a very nice,clear,easy to understand manner. Advanced Engineering MathematicsI am sure this book will be very useful for students... Read more
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