An Introduction to MATLAB (R) Programming and Numerical Methods for Engineers
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An Introduction to MATLAB (R) Programming and Numerical Methods for Engineers

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Assuming no prior background in linear algebra or real analysis, An Introduction to MATLAB (R) Programming and Numerical Methods for Engineers enables you to develop good computational problem solving techniques through the use of numerical methods and the MATLAB (R) programming environment. Part One introduces fundamental programming concepts, using simple examples to put new concepts quickly into practice. Part Two covers the fundamentals of algorithms and numerical analysis at a level allowing you to quickly apply results in practical settings.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 190 x 232 x 22mm | 519.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • 0124202284
  • 9780124202283
  • 1,771,574

Table of contents

MATLAB (R) Basics
Variables and Basic Data Structures
Functions
Branching Statement
Iteration
Recursion
Complexity
Representation of Numbers
Errors, Good Practices, and Debugging
Visualization and Plotting
Linear Algebra and Systems of Linear Equations
Least Squares Regression
Interpolation
Series
Root Finding
Finite Differences and Numerical Differentiation
Numerical Integration
Ordinary Differential Equations
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"The book is well written and provides a very good introduction to the field of MATLAB programming and the basic numerical methods necessary for solving engineering problems."-- Computing Reviews, An Introduction to MATLAB® Programming and Numerical Methods for Engineers

"...a clear and easy-to-read book that introduces two fundamental subjects for future scientists and engineers: computer programming and numerical computing."- Computing Reviews
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"The book is well written and provides a very good introduction to the field of MATLAB programming and the basic numerical methods necessary for solving engineering problems."--Computing Reviews, An Introduction to MATLAB (R) Programming and Numerical Methods for Engineers

"...a clear and easy-to-read book that introduces two fundamental subjects for future scientists and engineers: computer programming and numerical computing."-Computing Reviews
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About Timmy Siauw

Associate Professor, Systems Engineering Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of California Berkeley Ph.D. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2003 Research interests: Mobile internet applications (location based services), participatory sensing, inverse modeling and data assimilation, control, estimation and optimization of distributed parameter systems. Awards Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), The White House, 2010 NASA Top 10 Innovators on Water Sustainability (Launch 2010), 2010 CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2009 TRANNY Award, California Transportation Foundation, 2009 Best of ITS Award, citation for "Best Innovating Practice", ITS World Congress, New York, 2008 Clean Technology Innovation Prize, Berkeley Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, 2008 William F. Ballhaus Prize for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Aeronautics, Stanford University, 2004
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