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MATLAB Demystified

MATLAB Demystified

by David McMahon
MATLAB Demystified

MATLAB Demystified

by David McMahon


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Need to Learn MATLAB? Problem SOLVED!

Get started using MATLAB right away with help from this hands-on guide. MATLAB Demystified offers an effective and enlightening method for learning how to get the most out this powerful computational mathematics tool.

Using an easy-to-follow format, this book explains the basics of MATLAB up front. You'll find out how to plot functions, solve algebraic equations, and compute integrals. You'll also learn how to solve differential equations, generate numerical solutions of ODEs, and work with special functions. Packed with hundreds of sample equations and explained solutions, and featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this book will teach you MATLAB essentials in no time at all.

  • This self-teaching guide offers:
  • The quickest way to get up and running on MATLAB
  • Hundreds of worked examples with solutions
  • Coverage of MATLAB 7
  • A quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
  • A final exam at the end of the book
  • A time-saving approach to performing better on homework or on the job

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced user, MATLAB Demystified is your shortcut to computational precision.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071510301
Publisher: McGraw Hill LLC
Publication date: 04/30/2007
Series: Demystified
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 336
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

David McMahon is a physicist and researcher at Sandia National Laboratories. He is the author of Linear Algebra Demystified, Quantum Mechanics Demystified, and Relativity Demystified.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1: The MATLAB Environment Chapter 2: Vectors and Matrices Chapter 3: Plotting and Graphics Chapter 4: Statistics and an Introduction to Programming in MATLAB Chapter 5: Solving Algebraic Equations and Other Symbolic Tools Chapter 6: Basic Symbolic Calculus and Differential Equations Chapter 7: Numerical Solution of ODEs Chapter 8: Integration Chapter 9: Transforms Chapter 10: Curve Fitting Chapter 11: Working with Special Functions Bibliography Final Exam Answers to Quiz and Exam Questions Index

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