Essential MATLAB Engineers Scientists – Hann, Valentine – 4th Edition


The essential guide to as a problem solving tool. This text presents both as a mathematical tool and a , giving a concise and easy to master introduction to its potential and power.

The fundamentals of MATLAB are illustrated throughout with many examples from a wide range of familiar scientific and areas, as well as from everyday life. The new edition has been updated to include coverage of Symbolic Math and SIMULINK. It also adds new examples and applications, and uses the most recent release of Matlab.

· New chapters on Symbolic Math and SIMULINK provide coverage of all the functions available in the edition of Matlab.
* New: more exercises and examples, new examples of beam bending, flow over an airfoil, and other physics-based
* New: A bibliography provides sources for the engineering problems and examples discussed in the text
· A chapter on algorithm development and program design
· Common and pitfalls highlighted
· Extensive teacher support on manual, extra problems, multiple choice questions, PowerPoint slides
· Companion website for providing M-files used within the book

Table of Content

Part 1 Essentials:

MATLAB Fundamentals
Program Design & Algorithm Development
Common MATLAB functions
Logical Vectors
Matrices of Numbers & Arrays of Strings
Introduction to Graphics
Errors & Pitfalls
Function M-Files
Vectors as Arrays & Advanced Data Structures
Symbolic Analysis (NEW)

Part II Applications:

Dynamical Systems
More Graphics and Graphical User Interfaces
Simulation (NEW, includes coverage of SIMULINK)
More Matrices
Introduction to Numerical Mathods