Introduction to Maple 8

Introduction to Maple 8

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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 more

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  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 201.7 x 253 x 13.5mm | 489.89g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130328448
  • 9780130328441

About David I. Schwartz

David I. Schwartz is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Cornell University and earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo. Throughout his graduate studies, Schwartz combined principles of computer science to applications of civil engineering. He became interested in helping students learn how to apply software tools for solving a variety of engineering problems. He teaches his students to learn incrementally and practice frequently to gain the maturity to tackle other subjects. In his spare time, Schwartz plays drums in a variety of more

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Part of ESource"--Prentice Hall's Engineering Source, this book provides a flexible introduction to Maple 6. Featuring over 25 modules and growing, the ESource series provides a comprehensive resource of engineering topics. Introduction to Maple; Maple Overview; Maple Language; Expressions and Assignments; Maple Types; Functions; Manipulating Expressions; Graphics; Substituting, Evaluating, and Solving; Systems of Equations; Introduction to Calculus. For any Engineer or Computer Scientist interested in a brief introduction to the more

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Maple. 2. Maple Overview. 3. Maple Language. 4. Expression Types. 5. Functions. 6. Manipulating Expressions. 7. Graphics. 8. Substituting, Evaluating, and Solving. 9. Systems of Equations. 10. Introduction to Calculus. Appendix A: Symbols. Appendix B: Help. Appendix C: Worksheet and File Management. Appendix D: Introduction to Programming. Appendix E: Spreadsheets. Appendix F: Additional Features. Appendix G: Transition to New Maple. Appendix H: Suggested Web Resources. Appendix I: Solutions. Appendix J: Command more