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. This error is sometimes used to illustrate the human abramvich of looking in every place except the most obvious one.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And its influence will persist as it is currently being updated in digital format by NIST. Nowadays, computer algebra systems have replaced the function tablesbut the Handbook remains an important reference source. Milton Abramowitz and Irene A.


Abramowitz and Stegun: Handbook of Mathematical Functions

This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat 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”. Its influence on science and engineering is evidenced by its popularity.

Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables Page 97 showing part of a table of common logarithms.

Retrieved from ” https: Page 97 showing part of a table of common logarithms. Archived from the original on Abramovifh of Mathematical Functions.

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While there was only one edition of the work, it went through many print runs including a growing number of corrections. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Foundations for Progress, More than 1, pages long, the Handbook of Mathematical Functions was first published in and reprinted many times, with yet another reprint in 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.


Milton Abramowitz and Irene Stegun. Government sales exceedcopies, and an estimated three times as many have been reprinted and sold by commercial publishers since Mathematics Handbook Becomes Best Seller”. At the time of its publication, the Handbook was an essential resource for practitioners. Reprint edition by Dover Publications:.

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