Essentials of MATLAB Programming / Edition 2

Essentials of MATLAB Programming / Edition 2

by Stephen J. Chapman
     
 

ISBN-10: 049529568X

ISBN-13: 9780495295686

Pub. Date: 11/07/2008

Publisher: CL Engineering


Stephen Chapman's Essentials of MATLAB Programming is a successful freshman-level text that is useable in a wide range of courses. This brief text serves two purposes -- it teaches how to program using MATLAB as a technical programming language as well as teaching students the basics of computer programming. Using top-down design methodology, the text encourages

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Stephen Chapman's Essentials of MATLAB Programming is a successful freshman-level text that is useable in a wide range of courses. This brief text serves two purposes -- it teaches how to program using MATLAB as a technical programming language as well as teaching students the basics of computer programming. Using top-down design methodology, the text encourages students to think about the proper design of a program before coding. Problem solving skills as well as the ability to locate desired functions within MATLAB are also presented making this text a useful reference tool.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495295686
Publisher:
CL Engineering
Publication date:
11/07/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents


1 - INTRODUCTION TO MATLAB The Advantages of MATLAB / Disadvantages of MATLAB / The MATLAB Environment / Using MATLAB as a Scratchpad 2 - MATLAB BASICS Variables and Arrays / Creating and Initializing Variables in MATLAB / Multidimensional Arrays / Subarrays / Special Values / Displaying Output Data / Data Files / Scalar and Array Operations / Hierarchy of Operations / Built-in MATLAB Functions / Introduction to Plotting 3 - BRANCHING STATEMENTS AND PROGRAM DESIGN Introduction to Top-Down Design Techniques / Use of Pseudocode / The Logical Data Type / Branches / Additional Plotting Features / More on Debugging MATLAB Programs 4 - LOOPS The while Loop / The for Loop / Logical Arrays and Vectorization / The MATLAB Profiler 5 - USER-DEFINED FUNCTIONS Introduction to MATLAB Functions / Variable Passing in MATLAB: The Pass-By-Value Scheme / Optional Arguments / Sharing Data Using Global Memory / Preserving Data Between Calls to a Function / Function Functions / Subfunctions and Private Functions 6 - ADDITIONAL DATA TYPES AND PLOT TYPES Complex Data / String Functions / Multidimensional Arrays / Additional Two-Dimensional Plots / Three-Dimensional Plots 7 - CELL ARRAYS, STRUCTURES, AND HANDLE GRAPHICS Cell Arrays / Structure Arrays / Handle Graphics / Position and Units / Printer Positions / Default and Factory Properties / Graphics Object Properties A - ASCII Character Set B - MATLAB Input / Output Functions C - Answers to Quizzes

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