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Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists

The fifth edition of Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists 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 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.

Paperback, 424 Pages

Published: January 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-394398-9


  • Part 1 ESSENTIALS:
    MATLAB Fundamentals
    Program Design and Algorithm Development
    MATLAB Functions and Data Import-Export Utilities
    Logical Vectors
    Matrices and Arrays
    Function M-Files
    MATLAB Graphics
    Vectors as Arrays and Other Data Structures
    Errors and Pitfalls

    Dynamical Systems
    Introduction to Numerical Methods
    Signal Processing
    SIMULINK Toolbox
    Symbolics Toolbox
    Appendix A - Syntax Quick Reference
    Appendix B - Command and Function Quick Reference
    Appendix C - ASCII Character Codes
    Appendix D - Solutions to Selected Exercises



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