9780072976779

Applied Numerical Methods with MATLAB for Engineering and Science with Engineering Subscription Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072976779

  • ISBN10:

    0072976772

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/22/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

*******Text Available 6/25/2004!********** Steven Chapra's new text, Applied Numerical Methods with MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, is written for engineers and scientists who want to learn numerical problem solving. Aimed at numerical methods users rather than developers, the text employs problems rather than mathematics to motivate readers. Guided by Chapra's proven student-oriented pedagogy, including chapter objectives, worked examples, and student-friendly problems, the reader builds a strong working knowledge of numerical problem solving while moving progressively through the text.

Table of Contents

1. Mathematical Modeling Numerical Methods and Problem Solving

2. MATLAB Fundamentals

3. Programming with MATLAB

4. Roundoff and Trunication Errors

5. Roots of Equations: Bracketing Methods

6. Roots of Equations: Open Methods

7. Linear Algebraic Equations and Matrices

8. Gauss Elimination

9. LU Decomposition

10. Matrix Inverse and Condition

11. Iterative Methods for Systems of Equations

12. Curve Fitting: Fitting a Straight Line

13. Curve Fitting: General Linear Least-Squares and Non-Linear Regression

14. Integration: Polynomial Interpolation

15. Integration: Splines

16. Numerical Intergration Formulas

17. Numerical Intergration Functions

18. Odes:Initial-Value Problems

19. Odes:Adaptive Methods and Stiff Systems

Appendix A: MATLAB Toolbox Functions Appendix B: M-File Functions Bibliography Index

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