MuPAD Pro Computing Essentials / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$86.32
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $79.70
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 19%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (4) from $79.70   
  • New (3) from $79.70   
  • Used (1) from $119.97   

Overview

This book explains basic principles of MuPAD commands. It teaches how to write simple programs and develop interactive environments for teaching mathematics. The text gives a large number of useful examples from different areas of undergraduate mathematics developed by the author during his long teaching experience. All the book examples are available online. Flash, SVG and JVX formats are used to display interactive and animated graphics.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540219439
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/12/2004
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 2004
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 538
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Table of Contents

1.1 For whom this book was written.- 1.2 The goal.- 1.3 Why we should care about MuPAD.- 1.4 What is inside.- 1.5 Style conventions.- 1.6 Writing “between”.- A Quick Introduction to MuPAD.- 2.1 The Very First Look.- 2.2 Getting Started.- 2.3 A Quick Look at MuPAD’s Interface.- 2.4 Formatting Documents in MuPAD.- 2.5 Getting Help.- 2.6 Chapter Summary.- 2.7 Review Exercises.- Programming in MuPAD — Declarations.- 3.1 Writing Formulae in MuPAD.- 3.2 Declaring Variables and Constants.- 3.3 Declaring Functions and Operations.- 3.4 Writing More than One Line of Code.- 3.5 The Basics of the Domain Concept.- 3.6 Chapter Summary.- 3.7 Review Exercises.- Programming in MuPAD — Control Structures.- 4.1 Decisions.- 4.1.1 MuPAD Syntax: the “if” Statement.- 4.1.2 Indentation in MuPAD.- 4.1.3 Quadratic Equation Example.- 4.1.4 Formatting Output and Input.- 4.1.5 “elif” a Useful Shortcut.- 4.2 Programming Itcrations in MuPAD.- 4.2.1 The “for” Loop.- 4.2.2 MuPAD Syntax: the “for” Loop.- 4.2.3 The “while” and “repeat” Loops.- 4.2.4 MuPAD Syntax: the “while” and “repeat” Loops.- 4.3 What is Wrong with my Loops and Conditions.- 4.4 Selections.- 4.4.1 MuPAD Syntax: the “case” Structure.- 4.5 Chapter Summary.- 4.6 Programming Exercises.- Programming in MuPAD — Procedures.- 5.1 What is a Procedure.- 5.2 Examples of Procedures.- 5.3 Getting Output from Procedures.- 5.4 Returning Unevaluated or Symbolic Expressions.- 5.5 Shall We use Global or Local Variables?.- 5.6 Introduction to Types and Domains.- 5.7 Using MuPAD Types and Domains.- 5.8 Using Procedures to Produce Data Structures.- 5.8.1 Sequences.- 5.8.2 Lists.- 5.8.3 Sets.- 5.8.4 Strings.- 5.8.5 Vectors and Matrices.- 5.9 Procedures with a Variable Number of Input Parameters.- 5.10 Recursive Procedures.- 5.11 Using Libraries.- 5.12 User Defined Libraries of Procedures.- 5.13 Final Comments on MuPAD Coding Guidelines.- 5.13.1 Magic Numbers.- 5.13.2 Comments.- 5.13.3 Braces.- 5.14 Chapter Summary.- 5.15 Programming Exercises.- to MuPAD Graphics.- 6.1 Obtaining Quick Plots.- 6.1.1 Procedure plotfunc2d.- 6.1.2 Your First Animation with MuPAD.- 6.1.3 Procedure plotfunc3d.- 6.2 General Concept of MuPAD Plots.- 6.2.1 Object Attributes’ Options.- 6.3 Canvas, Scene and Coordinate System Options.- 6.3.1 Options for Canvas.- 6.3.2 Options for Scene2d.- 6.3.3 Options for Sccnc3d.- 6.3.4 The Coordinate System in 2D and 3D.- 6.4 Options Related to Primitives.- 6.4.1 Basic Options for Primitives.- 6.4.2 Working with Color.- 6.4.3 Mesh and Other Options.- 6.5 Operations on Graphical Objects.- 6.5.1 Operation modify.- 6.6 Chapter Summary.- 6.7 Programming Exercises.- Interactive Graphics’ Animation with VCam.- 7.1 Learning the Virtual Camera Environment.- 7.2 Using VCam to Improve 2D Graphs.- 7.3 Using VCam to Improve 3D Graphs.- 7.4 Interactive Development of Animations.- 7.5 Saving MuPAD Graphs.- 7.6 Chapter Summary.- 7.7 Exercises.- Exploring Mathematical Curves and Surfaces.- 8.1 Plots in 2D Space’ Plot Types.- 8.1.1 Class Function2d.- 8.1.2 Class Curve2d.- 8.1.3 Developing Polar Plots.- 8.1.4 Developing Implicit Plots.- 8.2 Plots in 3D Space.- 8.2.1 Class Function3d.- 8.2.2 Class Surface.- 8.2.3 Class Spherical.- 8.2.4 Class Cylindrical.- 8.2.5 Class Implicit3d.- 8.2.6 Classes Curve3d and Tube.- 8.3 Chapter Summary.- 8.4 Programming Exercises.- A Few Applications of MuPAD Graphics.- 9.1 Calculus Graphics.- 9.1.1 Plotting Contours.- 9.1.2 Developing Density Plots.- 9.1.3 Vector Fields.- 9.1.4 Plotting Areas.- 9.1.5 Surfaces of Revolution.- 9.2 Presentation Graphics.- 9.3 Working with Geometry Objects.- 9.4 Transformations of Graphical Objects.- 9.5 Turtle Graphics & L-systems.- 9.5.1 Turtle Graphics in MuPAD.- 9.5.2 Plotting L-systems.- 9.6 Chapter Summary.- 9.7 Programming Exercises.- Exploring Numbers with MuPAD.- 10.1 Integers in MuPAD.- 10.2 Rational Numbers in MuPAD.- 10.3 Real Numbers in MuPAD.- 10.4 Complex Numbers in MuPAD.- 10.5 Chapter Summary.- 10.6 Programming Exercises.- Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry in MuPAD.- 11.1 Polynomials.- 11.2 Rational Expressions.- 11.3 Algebraic Expressions.- 11.4 Trigonometric and Other Functions.- 11.5 Solving Equations and Inequalities.- 11.6 Chapter Summary.- 11.7 Programming Exercises.- Working with Sets and Sentences MuPAD.- 12.1 Logic in MuPAD.- 12.1.1 Polish Notation.- 12.2 Working with Sets.- 12.3 Chapter Summary.- 12.4 Programming Exercises.- Exploring Calculus with MuPAD.- 13.1 Limits.- 13.2 Derivatives.- 13.3 Working with Integrals.- 13.4 Infinite Series and Products.- 13.5 Calculus of Two Variables.- 13.5.1 Limits of Functions of Two Variables.- 13.5.2 Partial Derivatives.- 13.6 Chapter Summary.- 13.7 Programming Exercises.- A Short Introduction to Linear Algebra.- 14.1 Checking Resources.- 14.2 Solving Linear Equations.- 14.3 Matrices and Operations on Matrices.- 14.3.1 Declaring Matrices in MuPAD.- 14.3.2 Global Operations on Matrices.- 14.3.3 Local Matrix Operations.- 14.4 Determinants.- 14.5 Chapter Summary.- 14.6 Programming Exercises.- Appendix 1: MuPAD Libraries and Procedures.- MuPAD Libraries (ver. 3.0, 21/02/2004).- Operators Represented by Symbols.- MuPAD Standard Collection.- Procedures in Standard Collection.- Functions in Standard Collection.- Library ‘adt’ — — Abstract Data Types.- Library ‘Ax’ — — Basic Axiom Constructors.- Library ‘Cat’ — — Category Constructors.- Library ‘combinat’ — — Combinatorial Functions.- Library ‘detools’ — — Methods for Differential Equations.- Library ‘Dom’ — — Domain Constructors.- Library ‘fp’ — — Utilities for Functional Programming.- Library ‘generate’ — — Generate Foreign Formats.- Library ‘Graph’ — — Utilities for Directed and Undirected Graphs.- Library ‘groebner’ — — Utilities for Groebner Bases.- Library ‘import’ — — Utilities for Reading Data.- Library ‘intlib’ — — Definite and Indefinite Integration.- Library ‘linalg’ — — the Linear Algebra Package.- Library ‘linopt’ — — Tools for Linear Optimization.- Library ‘listlib’ — Operations on Lists.- Library ‘matchlib’ — Pattern Matching Tools.- Library ‘module’ — Module Management Tools.- Library ‘numeric’ — Tools for Numerical Methods.- Library ‘numlib’ — Elementary Number Theory.- Library ‘orthpoly’ — Orthogonal Polynomials.- Library ‘output’ — Tools for the Output of Data.- Library ‘plot’ — 2D and 3D Graphical Objects.- Library ‘polylib’ — Tools for Polynomials.- Library ‘prog’ — Programming Utilities.- Library ‘property’ — Properties of Identifiers.- Library ‘RGB’ — Color Names and Color Functions.- Library’ series’ — Tools for Series Expansions.- Library’ solvclib’ — Tools for Solving Equations.- Library’ stats’ — Statistical Functions.- Library’ stringlib’ — Tools for String Manipulation.- Library’ student’ — the Student Package.- Library ‘transform’ — Integral Transformations.- Library ‘Type’ — Predefined Types.- MuPAD Environmental Variables.- Appendix 2: MuPAD Resources.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)