M. Abramowitz and I. A. Stegun Handbook of mathematical functions. Abramowitz and Stegun: Handbook of Mathematical Functions. Table of contents · Electronic index to all pages and sections · Electronic subject index. Abramowitz and Stegun (AS) is a mathematical reference work edited by Milton Abramowitz and Irene Stegun of the United States National Bureau of Standards .

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Abramowitz and Stegun: Handbook of Mathematical Functions

The Handbook is likely the most widely distributed and most cited NIST technical publication of all time. And its influence will persist as it is currently being updated in digital format by NIST.

The foreword discusses a meeting in in which it was agreed that “the advent of high-speed computing equipment changed the task of table making but definitely did not remove the need for tables”. Milton Abramowitz and Irene Stegun. Or maybe two or three Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. More than 1, pages long, the Handbook of Mathematical Functions was first published in and reprinted many times, with yet another reprint in This error is sometimes used to illustrate the human trait of looking in every place except the most obvious one.


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Handbook of Mathematical Functions (AMS55)

Archived from the original on Because the Handbook is the work of U. Mathematics Handbook Becomes Best Seller”. Milton Abramowitz and Stehun A. Reprint edition by Dover Publications:.

All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December Since it was first published inthe page Handbook has been one of the most comprehensive sources of information on special functionscontaining definitions, identities, approximations, plots, and tables of values of numerous functions used in virtually all fields of applied mathematics. During the mids, the book was cited every 1.

Abramowitz and Stegun: Handbook of Mathematical Functions

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Page 97 showing part of a table of common logarithms. Government sales exceedcopies, and an estimated three times as many have been reprinted and abeamovich by commercial publishers since While there was only one edition of the work, it went through many print runs including a growing number of corrections.


Retrieved from ” https: Its influence on science and engineering is evidenced by its popularity.

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Government Printing Office, Washington, D. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Handbook abtamovich Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables Page 97 showing part of a table of common logarithms.

Nowadays, computer algebra systems have replaced the function tablesbut the Handbook remains an important reference source. At the time of its publication, the Handbook was an essential resource for practitioners.

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