ABOUT ESOURCE 

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ABOUT AUTHORS 

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1 MATHCAD: THE ENGINEER'S SCRATCH PAD 


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1.1 Introduction to MathCAD 


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1.2 MathCAD as a Design Tool 


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1.3 MathCAD as a Mathematical Problem Solver 


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1.4 MathCAD as a Unit Converter 


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1.5 MathCAD for Presenting Results 


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1.6 MathCAD's Place in an Engineer's Tool Kit 


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1.7 Objectives of this Text 


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1.8 Conventions Used in this Text 


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2.1 The MathCAD Workplace 


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2.2 Determining the Order of Solving Equations in MathCAD 


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2.3 Four Different Kinds of Equal Signs! 


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2.6 Entering and Editing Text 


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2.7 A Simple Editing Session 


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3.2 Elementary Math Functions and Operators 


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3.3 Trigonometric Functions 


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3.4 Advanced Math Functions 


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3.6 FileHandling Functions 


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3.7 UserWritten Functions 


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4.1 MathCAD's Matrix Definitions 


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4.2 Initializing an Array 


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5 DATA ANALYSIS FUNCTIONS 


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5.1 Graphing with MathCAD 


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5.2 Statistical Functions 


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6 MATHCAD'S SYMBOLIC MATH CAPABILITIES 


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6.1 Symbolic Math Using MathCAD 


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6.2 Solving an Equation Symbolically 


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6.3 Manipulating Equations 


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6.4 Polynomial Coefficients 


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6.7 Symbolic Differentiation 


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7.2 Numerical Integration 


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7.3 Numerical Differentiation 


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INDEX 

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