A Primer Of Infinitesimal Analysis

Author: John L. Bell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521887186
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A rigorous, axiomatically formulated presentation of the 'zero-square', or 'nilpotent' infinitesimal.

The Calculus Primer

Author: William L. Schaaf
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486172643
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Comprehensive but concise, this introduction to differential and integral calculus covers all the topics usually included in a first course. The straightforward development places less emphasis on mathematical rigor, and the informal manner of presentation sets students at ease. Many carefully worked-out examples illuminate the text, in addition to numerous diagrams, problems, and answers. Bearing the needs of beginners constantly in mind, the treatment covers all the basic concepts of calculus: functions, derivatives, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions, partial differentiation, indeterminate forms, general and special methods of integration, the definite integral, partial integration, and other fundamentals. Ample exercises permit students to test their grasp of subjects before moving forward, making this volume appropriate not only for classroom use but also for review and home study.

Varieties Of Logic

Author: Stewart Shapiro
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199696527
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Logical pluralism is the view that different logics are equally appropriate, or equally correct. Logical relativism is a pluralism according to which validity and logical consequence are relative to something. Stewart Shapiro explores various such views. He argues that the question of meaning shift is itself context-sensitive and interest-relative.

Toposes And Local Set Theories

Author: John L. Bell
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486462862
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This text introduces topos theory, a development in category theory that unites important but seemingly diverse notions from algebraic geometry, set theory, and intuitionistic logic. Topics include local set theories, fundamental properties of toposes, sheaves, local-valued sets, and natural and real numbers in local set theories. 1988 edition.

Cryptography A Primer

Author: Alan G. Konheim
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN:
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Foundations of cryptography. Secrety systems. Monalphabetic sasubstitution. Polyalphabetic systems. Rotor systems. Block ciphers and the data encryption standard. Key management. Public key systems. Digital signatures and authentications. File security. References. Appendixes: Probability theory. The variance ...

Logical Options

Author: John L. Bell
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 1551112973
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Logical Options introduces the extensions and alternatives to classical logic which are most discussed in the philosophical literature: many-sorted logic, second-order logic, modal logics, intuitionistic logic, three-valued logic, fuzzy logic, and free logic. Each logic is introduced with a brief description of some aspect of its philosophical significance, and wherever possible semantic and proof methods are employed to facilitate comparison of the various systems. The book is designed to be useful for philosophy students and professional philosophers who have learned some classical first-order logic and would like to learn about other logics important to their philosophical work.

An Introduction To The Theory Of Elasticity

Author: R. J. Atkin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486150992
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Accessible text covers deformation and stress, derivation of equations of finite elasticity, and formulation of infinitesimal elasticity with application to two- and three-dimensional static problems and elastic waves. 1980 edition.

Introduction To Chemical Engineering Analysis Using Mathematica

Author: Henry C. Foley
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080534953
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This book provides an introduction to chemical engineering analysis- which reviews the processes and designs used to manufacture, use, and dispose of chemical products-and to Mathematica, one of the most powerful mathematical software tools available for symbolic, numerical, and graphical computing. Analysis and computation are explained simultaneously. The book covers the core concepts of chemical engineering, ranging from the conservation of mass to chemical kinetics. At the same time the text shows how to use the latest version of Mathematica, from the basics of writing a few lines of code through developing entire analysis programs.