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Hi I want to start learning multi variable calculus specifically for learning electrodynamics. What are some good text books?

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    $\begingroup$ I would think that the one required for your multivariate calculus math course would be an obvious choice. $\endgroup$
    – Kyle Kanos
    Jun 7 '14 at 2:38
  • $\begingroup$ The one I learnt from as an undergrad was Stewart's book: "multivariable calculus". I quite liked it, lots of examples. If you want a thicker more comprehensive book with calculus and other things in there that has lots of physics and engineering applications I would recommend Kreyszig's "advanced engineering mathematics". $\endgroup$ Jun 7 '14 at 2:57
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    $\begingroup$ At least as a supplement, I recommend this undergraduate book by Shankar $\endgroup$
    – zzz
    Jun 7 '14 at 3:10
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    $\begingroup$ I understand that in principle you should just be able to learn the topic with the correct text. However, in practice at that level, I would highly suggest taking a course as there is a lot more to the learning experience than simply having the information. $\endgroup$ Jun 7 '14 at 4:08
  • $\begingroup$ susan colley's Vector Calculus text is more at the level you need. Also, my notes: supermath.info/MultivariateCalculus.html are ripe with errors and good ideas. $\endgroup$ Jun 7 '14 at 4:12