MuPAD Tutorial / Edition 2

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The software package MuPAD is a computer algebra system that allows to solve computational problems in pure mathematics as well as in applied areas such as the natural sciences and engineering.

This tutorial explains the basic use of the system and gives insight into its power. The main features and basic tools are presented in simple steps. Many examples and exercises illustrate how to use the system's functions, the graphics, and the programming language.

This tutorial refers to MuPAD versions 3.0 and later. To support readers of the book with respect to changes that might occur in the future, addenda and updates for this tutorial can be downloaded from the following web page:

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"The software package MuPAD is a computer algebra system that allows to solve computational problems in pure mathematics … . The turotial explains the basic use of the system and gives insight into its power. … Many examples and exercises illustrate how to use the system’s functions, the graphics, and the programming language." (Zentralblatt für Didaktik der Mathematik, November, 2004)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540221845
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 8/26/2004
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 2004
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 415

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 First steps in MuPAD 7
3 The MuPAD libraries 35
4 MuPAD objects 41
5 Evaluation and simplification 125
6 Substitution : subs, subsex, and subsop 135
7 Differentiation and integration 141
8 Solving equations : solve 147
9 Manipulating expressions 159
10 Chance and probability 179
11 Graphics 185
12 The history mechanism 269
13 Input and output 273
14 Utilities 279
15 Type specifiers 285
16 Loops 291
17 Branching : if-then-else and case 295
18 MuPAD procedures 301
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