Resources for Mathematics
Resources include library materials, featuring books, ebooks, journals, and/or media in your elective that are listed in the Library Catalog; and Web resources, featuring recommended Web resources selected and annotated by NEIT's Reference Librarians.
These resources are intended to be a starting point only and are not a comprehensive guide to all the resources available. Always be sure to Ask a Librarian.
Books and media on Mathematics can be found in the Library under the classification QA. In particular, general textbooks in Mathematics are in QA36-QA39.3; Algebra books in QA150-QA255; books on Statistics in QA276-QA280; Calculus works in QA300-QA316; Geometry books in QA440-QA699, with Trigonometry in QA531-QA538. Also, books on Business Mathematics are found in HF5691-HF5716, with other books on business.
For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.
♦ Applied science. Engineering and mathematics / editor, Donald R. Franceschetti.
Ref. TA145 .A67 2013
This comprehensive volume examines the relationship between engineering and mathematics, providing insight into the many ways in which both disciplines affect daily life. The essays look beyond basic principles to examine a wide range of topics, inculding industrial and business applications, historical and social contexts, and the impact a particular field of engineering or mathematics will have on future jobs and careers. [12/19]
♦ Basic technical mathematics with calculus / 11th ed.
Allyn J. Washington, Richard S. Evans.
QA37.3 .W38 2018
Features a vast number of applications from technical and pre-engineering fields--including computer design, electronics, solar energy, lasers fiber optics, and the environment--and aims to develop an understanding of mathematical methods without simply providing a collection of formulas. [12/19]
♦ Concise oxford dictionary of mathematics
[2014 ed on order] [12/19]
♦ CRC standard mathematical tables and formulae /
Daniel Zwillinger, [editor-in-chief]. 32nd ed.
Ref. QA47 .C72 2012
The book provides “essential formulas, tables, figures, and descriptions, including many diagrams, group tables, and integrals not available online. This edition incorporates important topics such as visual proofs and sequences, and illustrates how mathematical information is interpreted." [12/19]
[29th ed. in the Circulating Collection; 33rd ed. 2018 on order]
♦ Dictionary of mathematics terms / Douglas Downing. 3rd ed.
Ref. QA5 .D69 2009
Defines terms from algebra, analytic geometry, arithmetic, calculus, computers, geometry, logic, matrices and linear programming, probability and statistics, sets, trigonometry, and vectors. [12/19]
Listed are selected web resources pertinent to your elective:
♦ American Statistical Association
Supports excellence in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation, and advocacy. [12/19]
♦ Internet Mathematics Forum
From the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) browse math topics. [12/19] ♦ Khan Academy
Free website that offers video tutorials on math concepts such as algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability and statistics, calculus, dosage and calculations, and applied math. [12/19]
♦ Mathematics Association of America (MAA)
Seeks to “to advance the mathematical sciences, especially at the collegiate level." [12/19]
A free resource from Wolfram Research based on Eric Weissteinn's CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics. [12/19]
Last update 201912/CW