Overview

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 ...

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MATLAB Demystified

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Overview

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 Education
  • Publication date: 4/6/2007
  • Series: Demystified
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,246,204
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet 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.

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Table of Contents

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsChapter 1: The MATLAB EnvironmentChapter 2: Vectors and MatricesChapter 3: Plotting and GraphicsChapter 4: Statistics and an Introduction to Programming in MATLABChapter 5: Solving Algebraic Equations and Other Symbolic ToolsChapter 6: Basic Symbolic Calculus and Differential EquationsChapter 7: Numerical Solution of ODEsChapter 8: IntegrationChapter 9: TransformsChapter 10: Curve FittingChapter 11: Working with Special FunctionsBibliographyFinal ExamAnswers to Quiz and Exam QuestionsIndex































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