Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists

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Academic Press, Sep 1, 2016 - Computers - 428 pages

Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, Sixth Edition, provides a concise, balanced overview of MATLAB's functionality that facilitates independent learning, with coverage of both the fundamentals and applications. The essentials of MATLAB are illustrated throughout, featuring complete coverage of the software's windows and menus. Program design and algorithm development are presented clearly and intuitively, along with many examples from a wide range of familiar scientific and engineering areas.

This updated edition includes the latest MATLAB versions through 2016a, and is an ideal book for a first course on MATLAB, or for an engineering problem-solving course using MATLAB, as well as a self-learning tutorial for professionals and students expected to learn and apply MATLAB.

  • Updated to include all the newer features through MATLAB R2016a
  • Includes new chapter on complex variables analysis
  • Presents a comparison of execution time between compiled and un-compiled code that includes examples
  • Describes the new H2 graphics features
 

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Contents

Part 2 Applications
261
Quick Reference
375
B Operators
381
Quick Reference
383
D Solutions to Selected Exercises
391
Index
403
Back Cover
413
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About the author (2016)

Brian Hahn was a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Cape Town. In his career, Brian wrote more than 10 books for teaching programming languages to beginners.

Daniel T. Valentine is Professor Emeritus and was Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York. He was also Affiliate Director of the Clarkson Space Grant Program of the New York NASA Space Grant Consortium, a program that provided support for undergraduate and graduate research. His Ph.D. degree is in fluid Mechanics from the Catholic University of America. His BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering are from Rutgers University.