An Iconic Math Book: Special Functions for Engineers and Applied Mathematicians
Some fun and unique math problems from an exceptionally well-made book. Here’s more from The Math Sorcerer:
In this video I will show you a book that contains tons of really cool math. The book focuses on special functions, which are functions that you might see in certain physics or engineering courses. If you take a course like partial differential equations you will also see some special functions. In this video I talk a little bit about the book and then discuss infinite products. I actually do an example where we find an infinite product. I picked an example that hopefully you can understand if you have had some calculus. The pre-reqs for this book are a full calculus sequence(calc 1 through calc 3) and a course on differential equations. This book was used to teach a course of advanced undergraduate students and graduate students. The book is called Special Functions and it was written by Larry Andrews.
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