Introduction to Counselling Skills: Second Edition, Nelson-Jones R
Автор: Nelson-jones, Richard Название: Introduction to counselling skills ISBN: 1847873391 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781847873392 Издательство: Sage Publications Цена: 4337 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Helps readers acquire and develop the counselling skills key to effective helping relationships, using a three-stage model. This book covers: what counselling skills are; improving listening skills; assessing feelings, thinking and communication; improving thinking skills and communication skills; conducting sessions; and, ethical issues.
Автор: NelsonJones Richard Название: Introduction to Counselling Skills ISBN: 144621060X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781446210604 Издательство: Sage Publications Цена: 6868 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщикаПоставка под заказ. Описание: From leading skills expert Richard Nelson-Jones, this bestselling book is the ideal companion for any trainer or trainee wanting to acquire and develop the counselling skills key to effective therapeutic relationships. Using an easy to follow, three-stage model, this fourth edition provides the answers to those all important questions: - what are counselling skills and why are they important? - how can I become more skilled and put the skills I have learnt into practice? - what skills will help me manage crises and work effectively with diversity, ethical issues and dilemmas? - how can I help my client to develop their own self-helping skills and maintain change after the counselling relationship has terminated? Accessible, practical and concise, this new edition is packed full of up-to-date case examples, more material on self-care and diversity, as well as a brand new chapter on "Using Technology in Counselling". This is the ideal text for introductory courses in counselling skills, counselling and other professional areas including health care, management, education and social work. Richard Nelson-Jones has many years' experience as a counsellor, trainer and psychotherapist. His books have helped train thousands of counsellors and helpers worldwide. He is a Fellow of the British and Australian Psychological Societies and of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Автор: Tu, Loring W. Название: Introduction to manifolds ISBN: 1441973990 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781441973993 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 6675 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Manifolds, the higher-dimensional analogs of smooth curves and surfaces, are fundamental objects in modern mathematics. Combining aspects of algebra, topology, and analysis, manifolds have also been applied to classical mechanics, general relativity, and quantum field theory. In this streamlined introduction to the subject, the theory of manifolds is presented with the aim of helping the reader achieve a rapid mastery of the essential topics. By the end of the book the reader should be able to compute, at least for simple spaces, one of the most basic topological invariants of a manifold, its de Rham cohomology. Along the way, the reader acquires the knowledge and skills necessary for further study of geometry and topology. The requisite point-set topology is included in an appendix of twenty pages; other appendices review facts from real analysis and linear algebra. Hints and solutions are provided to many of the exercises and problems. This work may be used as the text for a one-semester graduate or advanced undergraduate course, as well as by students engaged in self-study. Requiring only minimal undergraduate prerequisites, 'Introduction to Manifolds' is also an excellent foundation for Springer's GTM 82, 'Differential Forms in Algebraic Topology'.
Описание: Designed for a first course in differential equations commonly taken by undergraduates majoring in engineering or science, this book emphasizes a systems approach to the subject and integrates the use of modern computing technology in the context of contemporary applications from engineering and science.
An Introduction to Partial Differential Equations with MATLAB(R), Second Edition illustrates the usefulness of PDEs through numerous applications and helps students appreciate the beauty of the underlying mathematics. Updated throughout, this second edition of a bestseller shows students how PDEs can model diverse problems, including the flow of heat, the propagation of sound waves, the spread of algae along the ocean's surface, the fluctuation in the price of a stock option, and the quantum mechanical behavior of a hydrogen atom.
Suitable for a two-semester introduction to PDEs and Fourier series for mathematics, physics, and engineering students, the text teaches the equations based on method of solution. It provides both physical and mathematical motivation as much as possible. The author treats problems in one spatial dimension before dealing with those in higher dimensions. He covers PDEs on bounded domains and then on unbounded domains, introducing students to Fourier series early on in the text.
Each chapter's prelude explains what and why material is to be covered and considers the material in a historical setting. The text also contains many exercises, including standard ones and graphical problems using MATLAB. While the book can be used without MATLAB, instructors and students are encouraged to take advantage of MATLAB's excellent graphics capabilities. The MATLAB code used to generate the tables and figures is available in an appendix and on the author's website.
Описание: "The book is highly recommended as a text for an introductory course in nonlinear analysis and bifurcation theory . . . reading is fluid and very pleasant . . . style is informal but far from being imprecise." вЂ”MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS (Review of the First Edition) Here is a book that will be a joy to the mathematician or graduate student of mathematics---or even the well-prepared undergraduate---who would like, with a minimum of background and preparation, to understand some of the beautiful results at the heart of nonlinear analysis. Based on carefully expounded ideas from several branches of topology, and illustrated by a wealth of figures that attest to the geometric nature of the exposition, the book will be of immense help in providing its readers with an understanding of the mathematics of the nonlinear phenomena that characterize our real world.New to the second edition: New chapters will supply additional applications of the theory and techniques presented in the book. * Several new proofs, making the second edition more self-contained.
Автор: Anderson, Greg W. Guionnet, Alice Zeitouni, Ofer Название: Introduction to random matrices ISBN: 0521194520 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521194525 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 10845 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The theory of random matrices plays an important role in many areas of pure mathematics and employs a variety of sophisticated mathematical tools (analytical, probabilistic and combinatorial). This diverse array of tools, while attesting to the vitality of the field, presents several formidable obstacles to the newcomer, and even the expert probabilist. This rigorous introduction to the basic theory is sufficiently self-contained to be accessible to graduate students in mathematics or related sciences, who have mastered probability theory at the graduate level, but have not necessarily been exposed to advanced notions of functional analysis, algebra or geometry. Useful background material is collected in the appendices and exercises are also included throughout to test the reader's understanding. Enumerative techniques, stochastic analysis, large deviations, concentration inequalities, disintegration and Lie algebras all are introduced in the text, which will enable readers to approach the research literature with confidence.
Описание: This volume is intended for advanced undergraduate or first-year graduate students as an introduction to applied nonlinear dynamics and chaos. The author has placed emphasis on teaching the techniques and ideas that will enable students to take specific dynamical systems and obtain some quantitative information about the behavior of these systems. He has included the basic core material that is necessary for higher levels of study and research. Thus, people who do not necessarily have an extensive mathematical background, such as students in engineering, physics, chemistry, and biology, will find this text as useful as students of mathematics. This new edition contains extensive new material on invariant manifold theory and normal forms (in particular, Hamiltonian normal forms and the role of symmetry). Lagrangian, Hamiltonian, gradient, and reversible dynamical systems are also discussed. Elementary Hamiltonian bifurcations are covered, as well as the basic properties of circle maps. The book contains an extensive bibliography as well as a detailed glossary of terms, making it a comprehensive book on applied nonlinear dynamical systems from a geometrical and analytical point of view.
Описание: This book treats the numerical analysis of finite element computational fluid dynamics. Assuming minimal background, the text covers finite element methods; the derivation, behaviour, analysis, and numerical analysis of Navier–Stokes equations; and turbulence models used in simulations. Each chapter on theory is followed by a numerical analysis chapter that expands on the theory. Introduction to the Numerical Analysis of Incompressible Viscous Flows provides the foundation for understanding the interconnection of the physics, mathematics, and numerics of the incompressible case, which is essential for progressing to more complex ?ows. With mathematical rigour and physical clarity, the book progresses from the mathematical preliminaries of energy and stress to ?nite element computational ?uid dynamics in a manageable format.
Описание: This is an introduction to the mathematical theory which underlies subdivision surfaces, as it is used in computer graphics and animation. Subdivision surfaces enable a designer to specify the approximate form of a surface that defines an object and then to refine it to get a more useful or attractive version. A considerable amount of mathematical theory is needed to understand the characteristics of the resulting surfaces, and this book explains the material carefully and rigorously. The text is highly accessible, organising subdivision methods in a unique and unambiguous hierarchy which builds insight and understanding. The material is not restricted to questions related to regularity of subdivision surfaces at so-called extraordinary points, but gives a broad discussion of the various methods. It is therefore an excellent preparation for more advanced texts that delve more deeply into special questions of regularity.
Описание: Originally published in 2000, this was the first book to present the basic theory of the symmetry of solutions to second-order elliptic partial differential equations by means of the maximum principle. It proceeds from elementary facts about the linear case to recent results about positive solutions of non-linear elliptic equations. Gidas, Ni and Nirenberg, building on work of Alexandrov and of Serrin, have shown that the shape of the set on which such elliptic equations are solved has a strong effect on the form of positive solutions. In particular, if the equation and its boundary condition allow spherically symmetric solutions, then, remarkably, all positive solutions are spherically symmetric. Results are presented with minimal prerequisites in a style suited to graduate students. Two long and leisurely appendices give basic facts about the Laplace and Poisson equations. There is a plentiful supply of exercises, with detailed hints.
Автор: Hendrix,m T Название: Introduction to nonlinear & global optim ISBN: 0387886699 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780387886695 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 10394 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This text provides a compelling introduction to global and nonlinear optimization, providing both students of mathematics and interdisciplinary sciences with a strong background to continue their studies in these fields. The book offers insights into relevant concepts through numerous useful numerical examples and exercises.
Описание: Variational inequalities provide the mathematical framework for a variety of nonlinear and non-smooth phenomena in science. This book covers such subjects as posteriori error analysis and convergence of adaptive finite element methods, the treatment of multigrid methods and multilevel methods with solution-dependent multilevel bases.
Описание: Combining two important and growing areas of applied mathematics—control theory and modeling—this textbook introduces and builds on methods for simulating and tackling concrete problems in a variety of applied sciences. Emphasizing learning by doing, the authors focus on examples and applications to real-world problems. An elementary presentation of advanced concepts, proofs to introduce new concepts, and carefully presented MATLAB® programs guide the reader through methods in optimal control and related models. This approach not only fosters an understanding of the basic topics, but also leads the way to new, independent research. With minimal prerequisites and exercises in each chapter, An Introduction to Optimal Control Problems in Life Sciences and Economics, serves as an excellent textbook for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science, as well as biology, biotechnology, economics, and finance. The work is also a useful reference for researchers and practitioners working with optimal control theory in the above areas.
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