Intro to MathCAD 11

Intro to MathCAD 11

By (author) 

List price: US$38.99

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


For Freshman or Introductory courses in Engineering and Computer Science.

ESource-Prentice Hall's Engineering Source-provides a comprehensive, customizable introductory engineering and computing library. Featuring over 25 modules and growing, ESource allows professors to fully customize their textbooks through the ESource website. Professors are not only able to pick and choose complete modules, but also custom-build a freshman engineering text that matches their content needs and course organization exactly! Using the ESource online BookBuild system at, they 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. They can also add your own course notes, syllabi, reference charts, or other favorite materials, including material from third-party publishers. ESource Access Card: 0-13-090400-7. Include this ISBN when setting up an ESource Bundle.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.5 x 12.7mm | 498.96g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130081779
  • 9780130081773

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.
show more

About Ronald W. Larsen

Ron Larsen is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Montana State University and received his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University. He was initially attracted to engineering by the challenges the profession offers. Some of the greatest challenges he has faced while teaching have involved nontraditional teaching situations, including evening courses for practicing engineers and teaching through an interpreter at the Mongolian National University. These experiences provided opportunities to try new ways of communicating technical material, and the new techniques have been incorporated in his lectures and texts. Introduction to Mathcad and Engineering with Excel developed from sets of course notes prepared to help his students more effectively utilize a new software tool. They continue to be updated to meet the needs of engineers in an ever-changing workplace.
show more