Fractional Calculus

Fractional Calculus An Introduction for Physicists

2nd edition

Hardback (21 Mar 2014)

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New Edition: Fractional Calculus: An Introduction for Physicists (3rd Edition)The book presents a concise introduction to the basic methods and strategies in fractional calculus and enables the reader to catch up with the state of the art in this field as well as to participate and contribute in the development of this exciting research area.The contents are devoted to the application of fractional calculus to physical problems. The fractional concept is applied to subjects in classical mechanics, group theory, quantum mechanics, nuclear physics, hadron spectroscopy and quantum field theory and it will surprise the reader with new intriguing insights.This new, extended edition now also covers additional chapters about image processing, folded potentials in cluster physics, infrared spectroscopy and local aspects of fractional calculus. A new feature is exercises with elaborated solutions, which significantly supports a deeper understanding of general aspects of the theory. As a result, this book should also be useful as a supporting medium for teachers and courses devoted to this subject.

Book information

ISBN: 9789814551076
Publisher: World Scientific
Imprint: World Scientific Publishing
Pub date:
Edition: 2nd edition
DEWEY: 515.83
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xix, 479
Weight: 844g
Height: 231mm
Width: 158mm
Spine width: 31mm