**Nicholas J. Higham, Mark R. Dennis, Paul Glendinning, Paul A. Martin, Fadil Santosa, Jared Tanner ...**

1016 pages -

**Publisher:**Princeton University Press; (September 15, 2015)

**Language:**English -

**ISBN-10:**0691150397 -

**ISBN-13:**978-0691150390

This is the most authoritative and accessible single-volume reference book on applied mathematics. Featuring numerous entries by leading experts and organized thematically, it introduces readers to applied mathematics and its uses; explains key concepts; describes important equations, laws, and functions; looks at exciting areas of research; covers modeling and simulation; explores areas of application; and more.

Modeled on the popular Princeton Companion to Mathematics, this volume is an indispensable resource for undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in other disciplines seeking a user-friendly reference book on applied mathematics.

**Features nearly 200 entries organized thematically and written by an international team of distinguished contributors + Presents the major ideas and branches of applied mathematics in a clear and accessible way + Explains important mathematical concepts, methods, equations, and applications + Introduces the language of applied mathematics and the goals of applied mathematical research + Gives a wide range of examples of mathematical modeling + Covers continuum mechanics, dynamical systems, numerical analysis, discrete and combinatorial mathematics, mathematical physics, and much more + Explores the connections between applied mathematics and other disciplines + Includes suggestions for further reading, cross-references, and a comprehensive index.**