Catastrophe Theory and Its Applications - Tim Poston & Ian Stewart

Catastrophe Theory and Its Applications

By Tim Poston & Ian Stewart

  • Release Date: 2014-05-05
  • Genre: Mathematics


First integrated treatment of main ideas behind René Thom's theory of catastrophes stresses detailed applications in the physical sciences. Mathematics of theory explained with a minimum of technicalities. Over 200 illustrations clarify text designed for researchers and postgraduate students in engineering, mathematics, physics and biology. 1978 edition. Bibliography.