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THIS work aims at the presentation of two leading features in the study and application of the higher mathematics. In the first place, the development of the rationale of the subject is based on essentially concrete conceptions, and no appeal is made to what may be termed rational imagination extending beyond the limits of man's actual physical and physiological experience. Thus no use is anywhere made of series of infinite numbers of things or of infinitely small quantities. The author believes that the logical development is both sound and complete without reference to these ideas.
In the second place, a set of Eleven Classified Tables of Integrals and Methods of Integration have been arranged in such manner as seemed best adapted to facilitate rapid reference, and thus relieve the mind engaged in practical mathematical work of the burden of memorising a great mass of formulas. This part of the work has involved very considerable labour. The germ of it is twenty-five years old in the author's manuscripts, but for the extensive and able development of it to its present form he is indebted to the cooperation of Mr R. F. Muirhead, M.A., B.Sc. (Glasgow), B.A. (Cambridge), formerly Clark Fellow of Glasgow University and Lecturer on Mathematics at Mason College.
It is hoped that these Tables may prove of great service to physicists and engineers engaged in new applications of science. the preparation of these Tables assistance has been obtained from