Matlab Programming For Engineers by Stephen J. ChapmanMatlab Programming For Engineers by Stephen J. Chapman

Matlab Programming For Engineers

byStephen J. Chapman

Paperback | May 14, 2015

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Master the MATLAB technical programming language with MATLAB PROGRAMMING FOR ENGINEERS, 5E! Emphasizing problem-solving skills throughout, this latest edition of Chapman's successful book shows you how to write clean, efficient, and well-documented programs, while simultaneously introducing you to many of the practical functions of MATLAB.
Stephen J. Chapman received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University and an M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida. He pursued further graduate studies at Rice University. Mr. Chapman has served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, assigned to teach Electrical Engineering at the U.S. ...
Title:Matlab Programming For EngineersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 8.9 × 7.1 × 1.1 inPublished:May 14, 2015Publisher:Thomson-Engineering (NelsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1111576718

ISBN - 13:9781111576714


Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION TO MATLAB.The Advantages of MATLAB. Disadvantages of MATLAB. The MATLAB Environment. Using MATLAB as a Calculator.2. MATLAB BASICS.Variables and Arrays. Creating and Initializing Variables in MATLAB. Multidimensional Arrays. Subarrays. Special Values. Displaying Output Data. Data Files. Scalar and Array Operations. Hierarchy of Operations. Built-in MATLAB Functions. Introduction to Plotting. Examples. Debugging MATLAB Programs.3. TWO-DIMENSIONAL PLOTS.Additional Plotting Features for Two-Dimensional Plots. Polar Plots. Annotating and Saving Plots. Additional Types of Two-Dimensional Plots. Using the Plot Function with Two-Dimensional Arrays.4. BRANCHING STATEMENTS AND PROGRAM DESIGN.Introduction to Top-Down Design Techniques. Use of Pseudocode. The Logical Data Type. Branches. More on Debugging MATLAB Programs.5. LOOPS AND VECTORIZATION.The While Loop. The For Loop. Logical Arrays and Vectorization. The MATLAB Profiler. Additional Examples. The textread Function.6. BASIC USER-DEFINED FUNCTIONS.Introduction to MATLAB Functions. Variable Passing in MATLAB: The Pass-By-Value Scheme. Optional Arguments. Sharing Data Using Global Memory. Preserving Data Between Calls to a Function. Built-in MATLAB Functions: Sorting Functions. Built-in MATLAB Functions: Random Number Functions.7. ADVANCED FEATURES OF USER-DEFINED FUNCTIONS.Function Functions. Local Functions, Private Functions, and Nested Functions. Function Handles. Anonymous Functions. Recursive Functions. Plotting Functions. Histograms.8. COMPLEX NUMBERS AND 3D PLOTS.Complex Data. Multidimensional Arrays. Three-Dimensional Plots.9. ADDITIONAL DATA TYPES.Strings and String Functions. The Single Data Type. Integer Data Types. Limitations of the Single and Integer Data Types.10. SPARSE ARRAYS, CELL ARRAYS, AND STRUCTURES.Sparse Arrays. Cell Arrays. Structure Arrays.11. INPUT/OUTPUT FUNCTIONS.The textread Function. More about the Load and Save Commands. An Introduction to MATLAB File Processing. File Opening and Closing. Binary I/O Functions. Formatted I/O Functions. Comparing Formatted and Binary I/O Functions. File Positioning and Status Functions. The textscan Function. Function uiimport.12. USER-DEFINED CLASSES AND OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING.13. HANDLE GRAPHICS AND ANIMATION.Handle Graphics. The MATLAB Graphics System. Object Handles. Examining and Changing Object Properties. Using Set to List Possible Property Values. User-Defined Data. Finding Objects. Selecting Objects with the Mouse. Position and Units. Printer Positions. Default and Factory Properties. Graphics Object Properties. Animations and Movies.14. GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES.How a Graphical User Interface Works. Creating and Displaying a Graphical User Interface. Object Properties. Graphical User Interface Components. Additional Containers: Panels and Button Groups. Dialog Boxes. Menus. Tips for Creating Efficient GUIs.APPENDIX A: UTF-8 CHARACTER SET.APPENDIX B: ANSWERS TO QUIZZES.