Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Meshfree Approximation Methods With Matlab (Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences) [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 98.70  
Retail Value $ 141.00  
You Save $ 42.30  (30%)  
Item Number 164979  
Buy New $98.70
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Meshfree Approximation Methods With Matlab (Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences) by Gregory F. Fasshauer...

Meshfree approximation methods are a relatively new area of research, and there are only a few books covering it at present. Whereas other works focus almost entirely on theoretical aspects or applications in the engineering field, this book provides the salient theoretical results needed for a basic understanding of meshfree approximation methods. The emphasis here is on a hands-on approach that includes MATLAB routines for all basic operations. Meshfree approximation methods, such as radial basis function and moving least squares method, are discussed from a scattered data approximation and partial differential equations point of view. A good balance is supplied between the necessary theory and implementation in terms of many MATLAB programs, with examples and applications to illustrate key points. Used as class notes for graduate courses at Northwestern University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Vanderbilt University, this book will appeal to both mathematics and engineering graduate students.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Pages   500
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 6.75" Height: 9.75"
Weight:   2.45 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Apr 17, 2007
Publisher   World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN  981270633X  
ISBN13  9789812706331  

Availability  0 units.

More About Gregory F. Fasshauer

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > General
2Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering
3Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Mathematics > Applied > General
4Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Mathematics > Pure Mathematics > Discrete Mathematics
5Books > Subjects > Science > General
6Books > Subjects > Science > Mathematics > Applied > General
7Books > Subjects > Science > Mathematics > Applied
8Books > Subjects > Science > Mathematics > General
9Books > Subjects > Science > Mathematics > Pure Mathematics > Discrete Mathematics

Similar Products

Reviews - What do customers think about Meshfree Approximation Methods With Matlab (Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences)?

Excellent Practical Guide  Mar 25, 2008
The two real tests of a practical guide on a technical subject consist of how well the guide facilitates transfer of concepts to your applications and how quickly does that happen. I am happy to say that Gregory Fasshauer's new book on Meshfree Aproximation Methods with MatLab passes both tests with flying colors (Happy because it means that I didn't just blow 50 bucks for nothing!). I find the exposition to be clear and well-developed. The author builds up concepts in a very organized and logically consistent manner. The examples and code listings make it simple to start making immediate use of the techniques discussed in the book. The range of coverage is also very good, starting from simple scattered data interpolation (with discussion of optimality), to compactly-supported RBF to moving least squares methods, to Hermite interpolation to RBF Galerkin methods and more. The author also provides an extensive bibliography to lead you to more detailed or deeper expositions of the material. This book is a great jumping off point for more theoretical treatments such as found in the books by Buhmann and Wendland or in the research literature. With the paperback edition out at a reasonable price, there is no reason not to get this book.
Excellent  Oct 22, 2007
I loved this book because of the practical aspect and the Matlab codes it provides. This makes the subject very easy to understand.
I had read many papers on the subject of meshfree approximations but most of them keep repeating the same theoretical aspect. This book shows you how you can actually impliment it.
Seeing the implimentation of meshfree approximation methods, I was able to better understand the theoretical aspect of it.
The only unfortunate thing in this book is that the part dealing with the solution of differential equations is somewhat brief. However, this is just a minor thing as all the essential tools to be able to apply the methods to solve differential equations are provided.

Write your own review about Meshfree Approximation Methods With Matlab (Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences)

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Meshfree Approximation Methods With Matlab (Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences)

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy