Learn how to use PTC (R) Mathcad Prime (R) 3.0, one of the world's leading tools for technical computing, in the context of engineering, science, and math applications. Quickly harness the power of PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 to solve both simple and complex problems. Essential PTC (R) Mathcad Prime (R) 3.0 is perfect for college students, first-time users, and experienced Mathcad 15 users who are moving to PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0.
Updated from Maxfield's popular Essential Mathcad, this book introduces the most powerful functions and features of the new PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 software and teaches how to apply them to create comprehensive calculations for any quantitative subject. Examples from several fields demonstrate the power and utility of PTC Mathcad's tools while also demonstrating how users can eff ectively incorporate Microsoft (R) Excel spreadsheets into the software.
Brent Maxfield is a Professional Structural Engineer in Utah and a Professional Civil Engineering in California. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brigham Young University with a degree in Civil Engineering and earned a Master of Engineering Management degree. He is active in professional associations, having served on the Board of Directors of the Structural Engineers Association of Utah and in the Structural Advisory Committee to the Utah Uniform Building Codes Commission. He has used Mathcad extensively for nearly 20 years. In Essential Mathcad, Maxfield shares his vast Mathcad experience and knowledge.
Preface Acknowledgements PART I BUILDING YOUR PTC MATHCAD TOOLBOX CHAPTER 1 An Introduction to PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 CHAPTER 2 PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 for Current Mathcad 15 Users CHAPTER 3 Variables and Regions CHAPTER 4 Simple Functions CHAPTER 5 Units! PART II HAND TOOLS FOR YOUR PTC MATHCAD TOOLBOX CHAPTER 6 Arrays, Vectors, and Matrices CHAPTER 7 Selected PTC Mathcad Functions CHAPTER 8 Plotting CHAPTER 9 Simple Logic Programming PART III POWER TOOLS FOR YOUR PTC MATHCAD TOOLBOX CHAPTER 10 Introduction to Symbolic Calculations CHAPTER 11 Solving Engineering Equations CHAPTER 12 Advanced Programming CHAPTER 13 Calculus and Differential Equations PART IV CREATING AND ORGANIZING YOUR ENGINEERING CALCULATIONS WITH PTC MATHCAD CHAPTER 14 Putting It All Together CHAPTER 15 PTC Mathcad Settings CHAPTER 16 Customizing PTC Mathcad CHAPTER 17 Templates CHAPTER 18 Assembling Calculations from Standard Calculation Worksheets CHAPTER 19 Microsoft Excel Component CHAPTER 20 Conclusion Appendix 1 PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0 Keyboard Shortcuts Appendix 2 Keyboard Shortcuts for Editing and Worksheet Management Appendix 3 Greek Letters Appendix 4 Built-In Constants and Variables Appendix 5 Reference Tables Index