MATLAB Demystified

Paperback | April 27, 2007

byDavid McMahon

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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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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...

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.2 × 7.5 × 0.73 inPublished:April 27, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071485511

ISBN - 13:9780071485517

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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: The MATLAB Environment

Chapter 2: Vectors and Matrices

Chapter 3: Plotting and Graphics

Chapter 4: Statistics and an Introduction to Programming in MATLAB

Chapter 5: Solving Algebraic Equations and Other Symbolic Tools

Chapter 6: Basic Symbolic Calculus and Differential Equations

Chapter 7: Numerical Solution of ODEs

Chapter 8: Integration

Chapter 9: Transforms

Chapter 10: Curve Fitting

Chapter 11: Working with Special Functions

Bibliography

Final Exam

Answers to Quiz and Exam Questions

Index