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Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780081029978, 9780081029985

Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists

7th Edition

Authors: Brian Hahn Daniel Valentine
Paperback ISBN: 9780081029978
eBook ISBN: 9780081029985
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th April 2019
Page Count: 428
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Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, Seventh Edition, provides a concise, balanced overview of MATLAB's functionality, covering both fundamentals and applications. The essentials are illustrated throughout, featuring complete coverage of the software's windows and menus. Program design and algorithm development are presented, along with many examples from a wide range of familiar scientific and engineering areas. This edition has been updated to include the latest MATLAB versions through 2018b. This is an ideal book for a first course on MATLAB, but is also ideal for an engineering problem-solving course using MATLAB.

Key Features

  • Updated to include all the newer features through MATLAB R2018b
  • Includes new chapter on useful toolboxes
  • Provides additional examples on engineering applications


Undergraduates in engineering and science courses that use Matlab. First time users of Matlab. Any engineer or scientist needing an introduction to MATLAB

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. MATLAB Fundamentals
3. Program Design and Algorithm Development
4. MATLAB Functions and Data Import-Export Utilities
5. Logical Vectors
6. Matrices and Arrays
7. Function M-files
8. Loops
9. MATLAB Graphics
10. Vectors as Arrays and other Data Structures
11. Dynamical Systems
12. Simulation
13. Introduction to Numerical Methods
14. Signal Processing
15. SIMULINK® Toolbox
16. Symbolics Toolbox
17. Complex Variables Applications


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About the Authors

Brian Hahn

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Daniel Valentine

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA

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