9780139374937

Introduction to Mathcad

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  • ISBN13:

    9780139374937

  • ISBN10:

    0139374930

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/1999
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

With its practical and clear step-by-step procedures, this book demonstrates how to use MathCAD and shows what the MathCAD worksheet looks like through every step of the process. The book shows how MathCAD can be used to solve real problems in various engineering disciplines, such as chemical processes, electronics, and biomedicine, as well as some that appeal to mechanical and civil engineers.

Table of Contents

ABOUT ESOURCE V(4)
ABOUT AUTHORS IX
1 MATHCAD: THE ENGINEER'S SCRATCH PAD
1(9)
1.1 Introduction to MathCAD
1(2)
1.2 MathCAD as a Design Tool
3(1)
1.3 MathCAD as a Mathematical Problem Solver
4(1)
1.4 MathCAD as a Unit Converter
4(1)
1.5 MathCAD for Presenting Results
5(1)
1.6 MathCAD's Place in an Engineer's Tool Kit
5(1)
1.7 Objectives of this Text
6(1)
1.8 Conventions Used in this Text
7(3)
2 MATHCAD FUNDAMENTALS
10(27)
2.1 The MathCAD Workplace
10(1)
2.2 Determining the Order of Solving Equations in MathCAD
11(1)
2.3 Four Different Kinds of Equal Signs!
12(2)
2.4 Entering an Equation
14(4)
2.5 Working with Units
18(5)
2.6 Entering and Editing Text
23(3)
2.7 A Simple Editing Session
26(11)
3 MATHCAD FUNCTIONS
37(24)
3.1 MathCAD Functions
37(1)
3.2 Elementary Math Functions and Operators
38(2)
3.3 Trigonometric Functions
40(4)
3.4 Advanced Math Functions
44(2)
3.5 String Functions
46(1)
3.6 File-Handling Functions
47(3)
3.7 User-Written Functions
50(11)
4 WORKING WITH MATRICES
61(34)
4.1 MathCAD's Matrix Definitions
61(1)
4.2 Initializing an Array
62(7)
4.3 Modifying an Array
69(7)
4.4 Array Operations
76(7)
4.5 Array Functions
83(12)
5 DATA ANALYSIS FUNCTIONS
95(25)
5.1 Graphing with MathCAD
95(6)
5.2 Statistical Functions
101(1)
5.3 Interpolation
102(3)
5.4 Curve Fitting
105(15)
6 MATHCAD'S SYMBOLIC MATH CAPABILITIES
120(30)
6.1 Symbolic Math Using MathCAD
120(3)
6.2 Solving an Equation Symbolically
123(1)
6.3 Manipulating Equations
124(5)
6.4 Polynomial Coefficients
129(1)
6.5 Symbolic Matrix Math
130(1)
6.6 Symbolic Integration
131(6)
6.7 Symbolic Differentiation
137(13)
7 NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES
150(24)
7.1 Iterative Solutions
150(4)
7.2 Numerical Integration
154(10)
7.3 Numerical Differentiation
164(10)
INDEX 174

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