Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, 5th Edition

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Written by Brian Hahn

Published by Academic Press

Jan, 2013

424 pages



The fifth edition of Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists provides a concise,  balanced overview of MATLAB's functionality that facilitates independent learning, with coverage of both the fundamentals and applications. The essentials of MATLAB are illustrated throughout, featuring complete coverage of the software's windows and menus. Program design and algorithm development are presented clearly and intuitively, along with many examples from a wide range of familiar scientific and engineering areas. This is an ideal book for a first course on MATLAB or for an engineering problem-solving course using MATLAB, as well as a self-learning tutorial for professionals and students expected to learn and apply MATLAB.
  • Updated with the features of MATLAB R2012b
  • Expanded discussion of writing functions and scripts
  • Revised and expanded Part II: Applications
  • Expanded section on GUIs
  • More exercises and examples throughout
  • Companion website for students providing M-files used within the book and selected solutions to end-of-chapter problems

Table of Contents

Part 1 Essentials
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 MATLAB Fundamentals
Chapter 3 Program Design and Algorithm Development
Chapter 4 MATLAB Functions and Data Import-Export Utilities
Chapter 5 Logical vectors
Chapter 6 Matrices and Arrays
Chapter 7 Function M-files
Chapter 8 Loops
Chapter 9 MATLAB Graphics
Chapter 10 Vectors as Arrays and Other Data Structures
Chapter 11 Errors and Pitfalls Part 2 Applications
Chapter 12 Dynamical Systems
Chapter 13 Simulation
Chapter 14 Introduction to Numerical Methods
Chapter 15 Signal Processing
Chapter 16 SIMULINK® Toolbox
Chapter 17 Symbolics Toolbox Appendix A Syntax Quick Reference
Appendix B Command and Function Quick Reference
Appendix C ASCII Character Codes
Appendix D Solutions to Selected Exercises


Title: Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, 5th Edition
Author: Brian Hahn
Language: English
Length: 424
Edition: 5
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: 2013-01-24
ISBN-10: 0123943981
ISBN-13: 9780123943989