Required Readings

Course readings came from:

Beers, Kenneth. Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineering: Applications in MATLAB®. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, November 2006. ISBN: 9780521859714.

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Other References

Allen, Erik C., and Kenneth J. Beers. “Ab Initio Study of the Binding Strength of POSS-cation Complexes.” Polymer 46 (2005): 569–573.

Mathematical Analysis

Wylie, C. Ray, and Louis C. Barrett. Advanced Engineering Mathematics. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1982. ISBN: 9780070721883.

Hassani, Sadri. Mathematical Physics: A Modern Introduction to Its Foundations. New York, NY: Springer, 1999. ISBN: 9780387985794.

Naylor, Arch W., and George R. Sell. Linear Operator Theory in Engineering and Science. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1994. ISBN: 9780387907482.

Stackgold, Ivar. Green’s Functions and Boundary Value Problems. New York, NY: Wiley, 1979. ISBN: 9780471819677.

Arnold, V. I. Mathematical Methods of Classical Mechanics. New York, NY: Springer, 1997. ISBN: 9780387968902.

Seydel, R. Practical Bifurcation and Stability Analysis: From Equilibrium to Chaos. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1994. ISBN: 9780387943169.

Numerical Methods

Stoer, J., and Bulirsch. Introduction to Numerical Analysis. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1996. ISBN: 9780387978789.

Strang, Gilbert. Introduction to Applied Mathematics. Wellesley, MA: Wellesley-Cambridge Press, 1986. ISBN: 9780961408800.

———. Inroduction to Linear Algebra. 2nd ed. Wellesley, MA: Wellesley-Cambridge Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780961408855.

Press, W. H., W. T. Vetterline, S. A. Teukolsky, and B. P. Flannery. Numerical Recipes in C. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1992. ISBN: 9780521431088.

———. Numerical Recipes in Fortran. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1996. ISBN: 052143064.

———. Numerical Recipes in Fortran 90: The Art of Parallel Scientific Computing. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780521574396.

Schiesser, William E. Computational Mathematics in Engineering and Applied Science. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780849373732.


Rozanov, Y. A. Probability Theory: A Concise Course. New York, NY: Dover, 1977. ISBN: 9780486635446.

McPherson, Glen. Applying and Interpreting Statistics: A Comprehensive Guide. New York, NY: Springer, 2001. ISBN: 9780387951102.

Keeping, E. S. Introduction to Statistical Inference. New York, NY: Dover, 1995. ISBN: 9780486685021.

Sen, Ashish, and Muni Srivastava. Regression Analysis: Theory, Methods, and Applications. New York, NY, Springer, 1997. ISBN: 9780387972114.

Bernardo, Jose M., and Adrian F. M. Smith. Bayesian Theory. New York, NY: Wiley, 1994. ISBN: 9780471924166.

Partial Differential Equations

Zachmanoglou, E. C., and D. W. Thoe. Introduction to Partial Differential Equations with Applications. New York, NY: Dover, 1987. ISBN: 9780486652511.

Bathe, K. J. Finite Element Procedures. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1995. ISBN: 9780133014587.

Akin, J. E. Finite Elements for Analysis and Design. London, UK: Academic Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780120476541.

Ferziger, J. H., and M. Peric. Computational Methods for Fluid Dynamics. New York, NY: Springer, 1997. ISBN: 9783540594345.

Wendt, J. F., ed. Computational Fluid Dynamics. New York, NY: Springer, 1996. ISBN: 9783540594710.

Peyret, R., ed. Handbook of Computational Fluid Mechanics. London, UK: Academic Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780125530101.

Computer Programming

Part-Enander, Eva, and Anders Sjoberg. The MATLAB® 5 Handbook. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 2000. ISBN: 9780201398458.

Ellis, T. M. R., I. R. Philips, and T. M. Lahey. Fortran 90 Programming. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1994. ISBN: 9780201544466.

Barton, J. J., and L. R. Nackman. Scientific and Engineering C++. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley, 1994. ISBN: 9780201533934.

McConnell, Steve. Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780201533934.

Molecular Simulation

Frenkel, Daan, and Berend Smit. Understanding Molecular Simulation: From Algorithms to Applications. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780122673702.

Kloeden, P. E., and E. Platen. Numerical Solution of Stochastic Differential Equations. New York, NY: Springer, 1992. ISBN: 9783540540625.

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Fall 2005