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MATLAB for Engineers



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With a hands-on approach and focus on problem solving, this introduction to Matlab uses examples drawn from a range of engineering disciplines to demonstrate Matlabrs"s applications to a broad variety of problems.Encourages readers to type in examples as they go for immediate application of techniques presented. Includes numerous broad-based examples embedded in the text, practice exercises with solutions, and hints related to commonly encountered problems. Introduces m-files early in the text to make it easier for readers to save their work and develop a consistent programming strategy.For those interested in learning Matlab.

Table of Contents

Previous edition TOC
An Introduction to Basic Matlab Skills
About Matlab
What is Matlab?
Student Edition of Matlab
How is Matlab used in Industry?
Electrical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Fluid Dynamics
Problem Solving in Engineering and Science
Matlab Environment
Getting Started
Matlab Windows
Command Window
Command History
Workspace Window
Current Directory Window
Document Window
Graphics Window
Edit Window
Start Button
Solving Problems with Matlab
Using Variables
Matrices in Matlab
Scalar Operations
Order of Operation
Array Operations
Number Display
Scientific Notation
Display Format
Saving Your Work
Saving Variables
Script M-files
Built-in Matlab Functions
Using Built-in Functions
Using the Help Feature
Elementary Math Functions
Common Computations
Rounding Functions
Discrete Mathematics
Trigonometric Functions
Data Analysis Functions
Maximum and Minimum
Mean and Median
Sums and Products
Sorting Values
Determining Matrix Size
Variance and Standard Deviation
Random Numbers
Uniform Random Numbers
Gaussian Random Numbers
Complex Numbers
Computational Limits
Special Values and Miscellaneous Functions
Manipulating Matlab Matrices
Manipulating Matrices
Defining Matrices
Using the Colon Operator
Problems with Two Variables
Special Matrices
Matrix of Zeros
Matrix of Ones
Diagonal Matrices
Magic Matrices
Two Dimensional Plots
Basic Plotting
Line, Color and Mark Style
Axis Scaling and Annotating Plots
Other Types of Two Dimensional Plots
Polar Plots
Logarithmic plots
Bar Graphs and Pie Charts
X-Y Graphs with two Y Axes
Function Plots
Three Dimensional Plotting
Three Dimensional Line Plot
Surface Plots
Editing Plots from the Menu Bar
Creating Plots from the Workspace Window
Saving Your Plots
Programming in Matlab
User-Defined Functions
Creating Function M-files
Functions with Multiple Inputs and Outputs
Functions with No input or no outputs
Determining the number of input and output arguments
Local Variables
Global Variables
Accessing M-file Code
Creating Your Own Tool Box of Functions
Anonymous Functions
Function Functions
User Controlled Input and Output
User Defined Input
Output Options
Display function
Formatted Output (fprintf)
Graphical Input
Using Cell Mode in Matlab M-files
Reading and Writing Data From Files
Logical Functions and Control Structures
Relational and Logical Operators
Flow Charts and Pseudo-Code
Logical Functions
Flow Charting and Pseudo Code for Find Commands
Selection Structures
The Simple if
Switch and
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