Essential PTC® Mathcad Prime® 3.0

A Guide for New and Current Users

By

  • Brent Maxfield, Professional Engineer, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Learn how to use PTC® Mathcad Prime® 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® Mathcad Prime® 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® Excel spreadsheets into the software.

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Audience

Engineers and scientists working in industry who need instruction on using Mathcad. Engineering, math, and science students using Mathcad in their coursework.

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2013
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-410410-5


Table of Contents

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