Matlab: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving

Matlab: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving

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Overview

Assuming no knowledge of programming, this book presents both programming concepts and MATLAB’s built-in functions, providing a perfect platform for exploiting MATLAB’s extensive capabilities for tackling engineering problems. It starts with programming concepts such as variables, assignments, input/output, and selection statements, moves onto loops and then solves problems using both the ‘programming concept’ and the ‘power of MATLAB’ side-by-side. In-depth coverage is given to input/output, a topic that is fundamental to many engineering applications.

* Presents programming concepts and MATLAB built-in functions side-by-side, giving students the ability to program efficiently and exploit the power of MATLAB to solve problems.
* In depth coverage of file input/output, a topic essential for many engineering applications
* Systematic, step-by-step approach, building on concepts throughout the book, facilitating easier learning
* Sections on ‘common pitfalls’ and ‘programming guidelines’ direct students towards best practice

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780080943251
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 03/05/2009
Series: Hahn and Attaway Bundle
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 480
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Stormy Attaway is Assistant Professor and Faculty Coordinator for Special Programs within the Mechanical Engineering Department at Boston University. She also currently serves as Director of Curricular Assessment and Improvement for the College of Engineering. In this capacity, she coordinates the curricular assessment and improvement programs within the College, in order to better the academic experience of the undergraduates. She has been the course coordinator for the Engineering Computation courses at Boston University for over twenty years, and has taught a variety of programming courses using many different languages and software packages.

Table of Contents

Introduction to MATLAB; MATLAB programs; Selection Statements; Looping; Introduction to User-defined Functions; String Manipulation; Data Structures; File Input/Ouput; Advanced Functions ; MATLAB Plots; Matrix Operations; Solving Systems of Linear Algebraic Equations; Symbolic Mathematics; Statistics; Curve fitting; Sight and Sounds

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