MATLAB Primer, Sixth Edition

MATLAB Primer, Sixth Edition

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The new edition of this bestselling primer features the latest release of the powerhouse mathematics software package MATLAB, version 6.1. MATLAB recently incorporated an extensive graphical user interface (GUI), and now, more than ever, it offers an intuitive language for expressing problems and solutions both mathematically and graphically. This edition of the Primer offers a complete overview of the new GUI along with a host of other refinements. More emphasis on matrix operations and a new section on the find function that helps you avoid using cumbersome DO loops and makes your code faster and easier to read Full descriptions of all examples, which are now linked to lead you through each chapter, showing how to input and use each example in actual problems A new chapter on programming that clearly shows how to call a C routine from MATLAB New discussions on sparse matrix ordering and visualizations that show how to take advantage of sparsity and solve problems that may otherwise be intractable Why spend endless hours struggling through thick manuals when the MATLAB Primer, Sixth Edition can get you going in a fraction of the time? It provides streamlined but thorough coverage, convenient size, and an economical price that make it not only an outstanding introduction for new users, but a handy reference for those already using MATLAB to solve real problems.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 176 pages
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 1584888555
  • 9781584888550

Table of contents

ACCESSING MATLAB The MATLAB Desktop Help Window Launch Pad Window Command Window Workspace Window Command History Window Array Editor Window Current Directory Window MATLAB's Path MATRICES AND MATRIX OPERATIONS Referencing Individual Entries Matrix Operators Matrix Division Entry-Wise Operators Relational Operators Complex Numbers Strings Other Data Types SUBMATRICES AND COLON NOTATION Generating Vectors Accessing Submatrices MATLAB FUNCTIONS Constructing Matrices Scalar Functions Vector Functions Matrix Functions The Find Function CONTROL FLOW STATEMENTS The for Loop The while Loop The if Statement The switch Statement The try/catch Statement Matrix Expressions (if and while) Infinite Loops M-FILES M-file Editor/Debugger Window Script Files Function Files Multiple Inputs and Outputs Variable Arguments Comments and Documentation Entering Large Matrices ADVANCED M-FILE FEATURES Function References Name Resolution Error Messages User Input Efficient Code Performance Measures Profile CALLING C FROM MATLAB A Simple Example C versus MATLAB Arrays A Matrix Computation in C MATLAB MX and MEX Routines Online Help for MEX Routines Larger Examples on the Web TWO-DIMENSIONAL GRAPHICS Planar Plots Multiple Figures Graph of a Function Parametrically Defined Curves Titles, Labels, Text in a Graph Control of Axes and Scaling Multiple Plots Line Types, Marker Types, Colors Subplots and Specialized Plots Graphics Hard Copy THREE-DIMENSIONAL GRAPHICS Curve Plots Mesh and Surface Plots Color Shading and Color Profile Perspective of View Parametrically Defined Surfaces ADVANCED GRAPHICS Handle Graphics Graphical User Interface SPARSE MATRIX COMPUTATIONS Storage Modes Generating Sparse Matrices Computation with Sparse Matrices Ordering Methods Visualizing Matrices THE SYMBOLIC MATH TOOLBOX Symbolic Variables Calculus Variable Precision Arithmetic Numeric Evaluation Algebraic Simplification Graphs of Functions Symbolic Matrix Operations Symbolic Linear Algebraic Functions Solving Algebraic Equations Solving Differential Equations Further Maple Access HELP TOPICS General Operators and Special Characters Programming Language Constructs Elementary Matrices and Matrix Manipulation Elementary Math Functions Specialized Math Functions Matrix Functions - Numerical Linear Algebra Data analysis and Fourier Transforms Audio Support Interpolation and Polynomials Function Functions and ODE Solvers Sparse Matrices Two-Dimensional Graphs Three-Dimensional Graphs Specialized Graphs Handle Graphics Graphical User Interface Tools Character Strings File Input/Output Time and Dates Data Types and Structures Version Control Commands Microsoft Windows Functions Demos Preferences Symbolic Math Toolbox ADDITIONAL RESOURCES MATLAB MATLAB Toolboxes Simulink Simulink Blocksets INDEXshow more