ABOUT THIS BOOK: Selling more than 70,000 copies through four previous editions, this best-selling title provides in one handy volume the essential mathematical tools and techniques used to solve problems in physics. An essential addition to the bookshelf of any serious student of physics or research professional in the field. KEY FEATURES: * Completely new art program throughout the book * Updated references for using Numerical Recipes and Mathematics computational techniques * Valuable reference compendium for important mathematical methods used in physics ABOUT THE AUTHORS: George B. Afken is Professor Emeritus at Miami University of Ohio, and resides in Clearwater, Florida. Hans Juergen Weber is Professor of Physics at the University of Virginia, and a scholar and researcher in the fields of theoretical nuclear physics and particle physics. As part of his research with students and colleagues he analyzes data from the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, VA relating to the quark structure of the proton and neutron. Prof. Weber holds a doctorate (Doctor rer. nat.) from the University of Frankfurt and has published more than 100 papers in current physics journals.Arfken, George B. is the author of 'Mathematical Methods for Physicists', published 2000 under ISBN 9780120598250 and ISBN 0120598256.