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Introduction to MATLAB, Global Edition (3rd edition)

Introduction to MATLAB, Global Edition (3rd edition)

By: Delores Etter (author)Paperback

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For first-year or introductory Engineering courses Best-selling author Delores Etter provides an up-to-date introduction to MATLAB. Using a consistent five-step problem-solving methodology, Etter describes the computational and visualization capabilities of MATLAB and illustrates the problem solving process through a variety of engineering examples and applications. Teaching and Learning ExperienceThis program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It will help: Customize your Course with ESource: Instructors can adopt this title as is, or use the ESource website to select the chapters they need, in the sequence they want. Present a Consistent Methodology for Solving Engineering Problems: Chapter 1 introduces a five-step process for solving engineering problems using the computer Describe the Exceptional Computational and Visualization Capabilities of MATLAB: Students will gain a clear understanding of how to use MATLAB. Illustrate the Problem-solving Process through a Variety of Engineering Examples and Applications: Numerous examples emphasize the creation of readable and simple solutions to develop and reinforce problem-solving skills. Keep your Course Current with Discussion of the Latest Technologies: The discussions, screen captures, examples, and problem solutions have been updated to reflect MATLAB Version 8.2, R2013b.

Contents

1 * AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING PROBLEM SOLVING 1Engineering Achievements 11.1 Engineering Environment 11.2 Engineering Computing and MATLAB 21.3 An Engineering Problem-Solving Methodology 72 * GETTING STARTED WITH MATLAB 16Engineering Achievement: Wind Tunnels 162.1 Introduction to MATLAB and MATLAB Windows 162.2 Simple Operations 242.3 Output Options 392.4 Saving Your Work 443 * MATLAB FUNCTIONS 56Engineering Achievement:Weather Prediction 563.1 Introduction to Functions 563.2 Elementary Mathematical Functions 593.3 Trigonometric Functions 643.4 Data Analysis Functions 683.5 Random Number Generating Functions 793.6 User-Defined Functions 864 * PLOTTING 96Engineering Achievement: Ocean Dynamics 964.1 x-y Plots 964.2 Three-Dimensional Plots 1184.3 Editing Plots from the Menu Bar 1234.4 Creating Plots from the Workspace Window 1255 * CONTROL STRUCTURES 130Engineering Achievement: Signal Processing 1305.1 Relational and Logical Operators 1305.2 Selection Structures 1335.3 Loops 1446 * MATRIX COMPUTATIONS 152Engineering Achievement: Manned Space Flight 1526.1 Special Matrices 1526.2 Matrix Operations and Functions 1586.3 Solutions to Systems of Linear Equations 1697 * SYMBOLIC MATHEMATICS 179Engineering Achievement: Geolocation 1797.1 Symbolic Algebra 1797.2 Equation Solving 1857.3 Differentiation and Integration 1918 * NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES 197Engineering Achievement: Dynamic Fluid Flow 1978.1 Interpolation 1978.2 Curve Fitting: Linear and Polynomial Regression 2068.3 Using the Interactive Fitting Tool 2148.4 Numerical Integration 2188.5 Numerical Differentiation 221INDEX

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781292019390
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781292019390
  • weight: 400
  • ISBN10: 1292019395
  • edition: 3rd edition

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