Publisher description for A first look at perturbation theory / James G. Simmonds, James E. Mann.
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Emphasizing the "why" as well as the "how," this useful and well-written introductory text explains methods for obtaining approximate solutions to mathematical problems by exploiting the presence of small, dimensionless parameters. Geared toward undergraduates in engineering and the physical sciences. Preface. Bibliography. Appendixes.
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