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Published: 23 August 2007

544 Pages | black and white line drawings throughout


ISBN: 9780199208258

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Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations

An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Fourth Edition

Dominic Jordan and Peter Smith

Oxford Texts in Applied and Engineering Mathematics

  • Emphasizes the practical and application side of the subject
  • Ideal for lecturers and students in science and engineering
  • Highly illustrated
  • Worked examples and exercises are included throughout the text, with answers to the exercises included at the end of the book
  • Over 500 end-of-chapter problems are provided
  • Fully worked solutions to the end-of-chapter problems may be found in a companion volume, Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations: Problems and Solutions (OUP, 2007)

New to this Edition:

  • Extended sections on Mathieu's equation
  • New section on Liapunov exponents added
  • Exercises added throughout the text
  • Appendices extended to include trigonometric identities

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