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Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Sixth Edition

Author(s): Dennis G. Zill, Loyola Marymount University
  • ISBN-13: 9781284105902
  • Product With Access Code    1024 pages      © 2018
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Modern and comprehensive, the new sixth edition of award-winning author, Dennis G. Zill’s Advanced Engineering Mathematics is a compendium of topics that are most often covered in courses in engineering mathematics, and is extremely flexible to meet the unique needs of courses ranging from ordinary differential equations, to vector calculus, to partial differential equations. A key strength of this best-selling text is the author’s emphasis on differential equations as mathematical models, discussing the constructs and pitfalls of each.  An accessible writing style and robust pedagogical aids guide students through difficult concepts with thoughtful explanations, clear examples, interesting applications, and contributed project problems. 

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Features & Benefits

  • Enhanced - Available with WebAssign Online Homework and Grading System, which includes thousands of new problems for this edition
  • NEW – Chapters on differential equations include many new applications and problems
  • NEW -Incorporates a new emphasis on integral-defined solutions of differential equations
  • Updated - An updated design with new art and photos throughout the text provides an enhanced look and feel
  • NEW – Additional Remarks throughout the text provide added clarity to concepts presented in the chapter
  • Student Favorite - Includes eight contributed applied project problems spread throughout the text, including an in-depth discussion of the mathematics and history of the Paris Guns of World War I

Every new print copy includes access to the Navigate Student Companion Website where students will find a wealth of learning and study tools to help them succeed in their course, including:

  • Projects and Applications contributed by experts in the field
  • Two additional chapters on Probability and Statistics

Applicable Courses

Appropriate for the college level course in Advanced Engineering Mathematics, as well as courses in Differential Equations and Complex Analysis.

Part 1 Ordinary Differential Equations  
Chapter 1 Introduction to Differential Equations  
Chapter 2 First-Order Differential Equations  
Chapter 3 Higher-Order Differential Equations  
Chapter 4 The Laplace Transform  
Chapter 5 Series Solutions of Linear Differential Equations  
Chapter 6 Numerical Solutions of Ordinary Differential Equations  
Part 2 Vectors, Matrices, and Vector Calculus  
Chapter 7 Vectors  
Chapter 8 Matrices  
Chapter 9 Vector Calculus  
Part 3 Systems of Differential Equations  
Chapter 10 Systems of Linear First-Order Differential Equations  
Chapter 11 Systems of Nonlinear Differential Equations  
Part 4 Partial Differential Equations  
Chapter 12 Orthogonal Functions and Fourier Series  
Chapter 13 Boundary-Value Problems in Rectangular Coordinates  
Chapter 14 Boundary-Value Problems in Other Coordinate Systems  
Chapter 15 Integral Transform Method  
Chapter 16 Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations  
Part 5 Complex Analysis  
Chapter 17 Functions of a Complex Variable  
Chapter 18 Integration in the Complex Plane  
Chapter 19 Series and Residues  
Chapter 20 Conformal Mappings  

Dennis G. Zill-Loyola Marymount University

Dennis Zill received a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Iowa State University, and is a former professor of Mathematics at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Loras College in Iowa, and California Polytechnic State University. He is also the former chair of the Mathematics department at Loyola Marymount University, where he currently holds a rank as Professor Emeritus of Mathematics. Zill holds interests in astronomy, modern literature, music, golf, and good wine, while his research interests include Special Functions, Differential Equations, Integral Transformations, and Complex Analysis.


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Student Solutions Manual to accompany Advanced Engineering Mathematics

ISBN-13: 9781284106312

The Student Solutions Manual to Accompany Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Sixth Edition is designed to help you get the most out of your course Engineering Mathematics course. It provides the answers to every third exercise from each chapter in your textbook. This enables you to assess your progress and understanding while encouraging you to find solutions on your own.


Student Companion Website to Accompany Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 6e

ISBN-13: 9781284321111

The Navigate Student Companion Website provides students with a wealth of learning and study tools to help them succeed in their course, including:

  • Projects and Applications contributed by experts in the field
  • Two additional chapters on Probability and Statistics

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