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Essential PTC® Mathcad Prime® 3.0

A Guide for New and Current Users

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.

Audience

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

Paperback, 584 Pages

Published: October 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-410410-5

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

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