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 Applied Mathematics for Engineers, 6th Edition

Author: Dr. Ramin Esfandiari

About the Author

Dr. Esfandiari is a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at California State University, Long Beach, where he has served as a faculty member since 1989.

He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and M.A. and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics(Optimal Control), all from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

He has authored numerous peer-reviewed research papers in high quality engineering and scientific journals, including Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Optimal Control Applications and Methods, and ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics. 

Dr. Esfandiari is the author of

  • Applied Mathematics for Engineers, 6th edition, Atlantis, 2021
  • Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems (with Dr. Bei Lu), 3rd edition, CRC Press, 2018
  • Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLAB®, 2nd edition, CRC Press, 2017
  • Matrix Analysis and Numerical Methods for Engineers, Atlantis, 2007
  • MATLAB® Manual for Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Atlantis, 2007
  • Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering, Chapter 1, Springer-Verlag, 2009
  • Dynamic Systems: Modeling and Analysis (with Dr. Hung Vu), McGraw-Hill, 1997    

Professor Esfandiari is the recipient of several teaching and research awards, including

  • Two Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Awards (1989, 1990),
  • TRW Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship Award (1994),
  • The Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award (2000),
  • CSULB President’s Award for Outstanding Faculty Achievement (2018), and
  • The prestigious CSULB Outstanding Professor Award (2019).

Communication and Feedback

Please contact the author at Ramin.Esfandiari@csulb.edu for questions and/or feedback regarding this book.