Introduction to MathCAD 11 / Edition 1

Introduction to MathCAD 11 / Edition 1

by Ronald Larsen
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Introduction to MathCAD 11 / Edition 1

ESource—Prentice Hall's Engineering Source—provides a comprehensive, customizable introductory engineering and computing library. Featuring over 25 modules and growing, ESource allows users to fully customize their books through the ESource website. Using the ESource online BookBuild system at, users can view and select book chapters, change the sequence, instantly calculate the book's net (bookstore) price, request a free examination copy, and generate an ISBN for placing a bookstore order. Mathcad as a Design Tool; Mathcad as a Mathematical Problem Solver; Mathcad Fundamentals; Mathcad Functions; Trigonometric Functions; Advanced Mathematics Functions; Mathcad's Matrix Definitions; Array Operations; Graphing With Mathcad; Programming in Mathcad; Symbolic Matrix Math; and Numerical Techniques. For professionals in General Engineering or Computer Science fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780130081773
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 05/07/2003
Series: ESource--The Prentice Hall Engineering Source Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.23(d)

Table of Contents

1. Mathcad: The Engineer's Scratch Pad.

Introduction to Mathcad. Mathcad as a Design Tool. Mathcad as a Mathematical Problem Solver. Mathcad as a Unit Converter. Mathcad for Presenting Results. Mathcad's Place in an Engineer's Tool Kit. Objectives of the Text. Conventions Used in the Text.

2. Mathcad Fundamentals.

The Mathcad Workplace. Determining the Order of Solving Equations in Mathcad. Four Different Kinds of Equal Signs. Entering an Equation. Working with Units. Controlling How Results Are Displayed. Entering and Editing Text. A Simple Editing Session.

3. Mathcad Functions.

Mathcad Functions. Elementary Mathematics Functions and Operators. Trigonometric Functions. Advanced Mathematics Functions. String Functions. User-written Functions.

4. Working with Matrices.

Mathcad's Matrix Definitions. Initializing an Array. Modifying an Array. Array Operations. Array Functions.

5. Data Analysis Functions.

Graphing With Mathcad. Statistical Functions. Interpolation. Curve Fitting.

6. Programming in Mathcad.

Mathcad Programs. Writing a Simple Program. The Programming Toolbar. Program Flowcharts. Basic Elements of Programming.

7. Mathcad's Symbolic Math Capabilities.

Symbolic Math Using Mathcad. Solving an Equation Symbolically. Manipulating Equations. Polynomial Coefficients. Symbolic Matrix Math. Symbolic Integration. Symbolic Differentiation.

8. Numerical Techniques.

Iterative Solutions. Numerical Integration. Numerical Differentiation.

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