A guide to Microsoft Excel for scientists and engineers

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Arnold, 1997 - Computers - 207 pages
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Microsoft Excel has a range of functions that can be utilised for the analysis and presentation of experimental results. This text provides a straightforward introduction to these tools directed specifically toward their use in technical subjects. It begins with a basic introduction to spreadsheets in general and Microsoft Excel in particular, before discussing formulas, charts, curve-fitting, equation solving, macros, statistical functions, logic functions, differentiation, integration and many associated functions. Two chapters on modelling are also incorporated bringing all the material together to show how Excel can be used to model an entire system. It rounds up with a chapter on report writing providing valuable instruction on the best way to present results in a formal report. Aimed specifically at scientists and engineers, this is is a book that will be referred to again and again. The author provides invaluable information on the more technical functions of Microsoft Excel in an accessible and user friendly style.

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St. Francis Xavier University, Canada.

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