Introduction to MathCAD 2000 / Edition 1

Introduction to MathCAD 2000 / Edition 1

by Larsen, Ronald W. Larsen, Ronald W.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130200077

ISBN-13: 9780130200075

Pub. Date: 09/29/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

Part of ESource—Prentice Hall's Engineering Source, this book provides a flexible introduction to MathCAD 2000. Featuring over 25 modules and growing, the ESource series provides a comprehensive resource of engineering topics. MathCAD - The Engineer's Scratch Pad; MathCAD Fundamentals; MathCAD Functions; Working with Matrices; Data Analysis Functions;

Overview

Part of ESource—Prentice Hall's Engineering Source, this book provides a flexible introduction to MathCAD 2000. Featuring over 25 modules and growing, the ESource series provides a comprehensive resource of engineering topics. MathCAD - The Engineer's Scratch Pad; MathCAD Fundamentals; MathCAD Functions; Working with Matrices; Data Analysis Functions; Symbolic Math Using MathCAD; Numerical Techniques. For any Engineer or Computer Scientist interested in a brief introduction to the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130200075
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
09/29/2000
Series:
ESource: The Prentice Hall Engineering Source Series
Pages:
215
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.44(d)

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Table of Contents

About Esource v
About the Authors ix
Mathcad: The Engineer's Scratch Pad
1(8)
Introduction to Mathcad
1(2)
Mathcad as a Design Tool
3(1)
Mathcad as a Mathematical Problem Solver
4(1)
Mathcad as a Unit Converter
4(1)
Mathcad for Presenting Results
5(1)
Mathcad's Place in an Engineer's Tool Kit
5(1)
Objectives of the Text
6(1)
Conventions Used in the Text
6(3)
Mathcad Fundamentals
9(36)
The Mathcad Workplace
11(1)
Determining the Order of Solving Equations in Mathcad
12(1)
Four Different Kinds of Equal Signs!
13(1)
Assignment (:=)
13(1)
Display the Value of a Variable or Result of a Calculation (=)
13(1)
Symbolic Equality (=)
13(1)
Global Assignment (ƒ)
14(1)
Entering an Equation
14(7)
Predefined Variables
15(1)
Exponents
15(1)
Entering Nondecimal Values
15(1)
Selecting Part of an Equation
16(1)
Text Subscripts and Index Subscripts
16(1)
Changing a Value or a Variable Name
17(1)
Changing an Operator
17(1)
Inserting a Minus Sign
18(1)
Highlighting a Region
18(1)
Changing the Way Operators are Displayed
19(2)
Working With Units
21(4)
Defining a New Unit
23(1)
Editing the Units on a Value or Result
24(1)
Limitations to Mathcad's Units Capabilities
24(1)
Controlling How Results Are Displayed
25(3)
Controlling the Way Numbers Are Displayed
25(2)
Controlling the Way Matrices Are Displayed
27(1)
Controlling the Way Units Are Displayed
28(1)
Entering and Editing Text
28(4)
Sizing and Moving a Text or Equation Region
31(1)
Inserting Equations inside Text Regions
31(1)
A Simple Editing Session
32(13)
Statement of the problem
32(3)
Summary
35(10)
Mathcad Functions
45(26)
Mathcad Functions
46(1)
Elementary Mathematics Functions and Operators
47(3)
Common Mathematical Operators
47(1)
Logarithm and Exponentiation Functions
48(1)
Using QuickPlots to Visualize Functions
49(1)
3-d QuickPlots
49(1)
Trigonometric Functions
50(3)
Standard Trigonometric Functions
50(1)
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
51(1)
Hyperbolic Trigonometric Functions
52(1)
Inverse Hyperbolic Trigonometric Functions
52(1)
Advanced Mathematics Functions
53(3)
Round-off and Truncation Functions
53(1)
The if() Function
54(1)
Discontinuous Functions
55(1)
Boolean (Logical) Operators
55(1)
Random-Number-Generating Function
55(1)
String Functions
56(1)
File-handling Functions
56(3)
User-written Functions
59(12)
Summary
61(10)
Working with Matrices
71(42)
Mathcad's Matrix Definitions
72(2)
Initializing An Array
74(8)
Modifying an Array
82(8)
Array Operations
90(7)
Array Functions
97(16)
Summary
100(13)
Data Analysis Functions
113(32)
Graphing With Mathcad
114(8)
Statistical Functions
122(1)
Interpolation
123(3)
Curve Fitting
126(19)
Mathcad's Symbolic Math Capabilities
145(36)
Symbolic Math Using Mathcad
146(3)
Solving An Equation Symbolically
149(2)
Manipulating Equations
151(5)
Polynomial Coefficients
156(1)
Symbolic Matrix Math
156(2)
Symbolic Integration
158(8)
Symbolic Differentiation
166(15)
Numerical Techniques
181(30)
Iterative Solutions
182(5)
Numerical Integration
187(11)
Numerical Differentiation
198(13)
Index 211

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