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Separation of variables for partial differential equations an eigenfunction approach by George L. Cain

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Published by Chapman & Hall/CRC in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English


  • Separation of variables.,
  • Eigenfunctions.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGeorge Cain, Gunter H. Meyer.
SeriesStudies in advanced mathematics
ContributionsMeyer, Gunter H.
LC ClassificationsQA377 .C247 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3427712M
ISBN 101584884207
LC Control Number2005051950

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