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- 1 online resource (430 pages)
- Additional Authors
- Valentine, Daniel T.,
- Notes
- 1.3.3 A program in action Summary; Exercises; Appendix 1.A Supplementary material; 2 MATLAB Fundamentals; 2.1 Variables; 2.1.1 Case sensitivity; 2.2 The workspace; 2.2.1 Adding commonly used constants to the workspace; 2.3 Arrays: Vectors and matrices; 2.3.1 Initializing vectors: Explicit lists; 2.3.2 Initializing vectors: The colon operator; 2.3.3 The linspace and logspace functions; 2.3.4 Transposing vectors; 2.3.5 Subscripts; 2.3.6 Matrices; 2.3.7 Capturing output; 2.3.8 Structure plan; 2.4 Vertical motion under gravity; 2.5 Operators, expressions, and statements; 2.5.1 Numbers.2.5.2 Data types2.5.3 Arithmetic operators; 2.5.4 Operator precedence; 2.5.5 The colon operator; 2.5.6 The transpose operator; 2.5.7 Arithmetic operations on arrays; 2.5.8 Expressions; 2.5.9 Statements; 2.5.10 Statements, commands, and functions; 2.5.11 Formula vectorization; 2.6 Output; 2.6.1 The disp statement; 2.6.2 The format command; 2.6.3 Scale factors; 2.7 Repeating with for; 2.7.1 Square roots with Newton's method; 2.7.2 Factorials!; 2.7.3 Limit of a sequence; 2.7.4 The basic for construct; 2.7.5 for in a single line; 2.7.6 More general for; 2.7.7 Avoid for loops by vectorizing!2.8 Decisions2.8.1 The one-line if statement; 2.8.2 The if-else construct; 2.8.3 The one-line if-else statement; 2.8.4 elseif; 2.8.5 Logical operators; 2.8.6 Multiple ifs versus elseif; 2.8.7 Nested ifs; 2.8.8 Vectorizing ifs?; 2.8.9 The switch statement; 2.9 Complex numbers; Summary; Exercises; Appendix 2.A Supplementary material; 3 Program Design and Algorithm Development; 3.1 The program design process; 3.1.1 The projectile problem; 3.2 Programming MATLAB functions; 3.2.1 Inline objects: Harmonic oscillators; 3.2.2 MATLAB function: y = f(x); Summary; Exercise.4 MATLAB Functions and Data Import-Export Utilities4.1 Common functions; 4.2 Importing and exporting data; 4.2.1 The load and save commands; 4.2.2 Exporting text (ASCII) data; 4.2.3 Importing text (ASCII) data; 4.2.4 Exporting binary data; 4.2.5 Importing binary data; Summary; Exercises; 5 Logical Vectors; 5.1 Examples; 5.1.1 Discontinuous graphs; 5.1.2 Avoiding division by zero; 5.1.3 Avoiding in nity; 5.1.4 Counting random numbers; 5.1.5 Rolling dice; 5.2 Logical operators; 5.2.1 Operator precedence; 5.2.2 Danger; 5.2.3 Logical operators and vectors; 5.3 Subscripting with logical vectors.5.4 Logical functions.Front Cover; Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part 1 Essentials; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Using MATLAB; 1.1.1 Arithmetic; 1.1.2 Variables; 1.1.3 Mathematical functions; 1.1.4 Functions and commands; 1.1.5 Vectors; 1.1.6 Linear equations; 1.1.7 Tutorials and demos; 1.2 The desktop; 1.2.1 Using the Editor and running a script; 1.2.2 Help, publish and view; 1.2.3 Symbolics and the MuPAD notebook APP; 1.2.4 Other APPS; 1.2.5 Additional features; 1.3 Sample program; 1.3.1 Cut and paste; 1.3.2 Saving a program: script les.Illustrating the essentials of MATLAB throughout, and featuring complete coverage of the software's windows and menus, this book provides a concise, balanced overview of MATLAB's functionality that facilitates independent learning, with coverage of both the fundamentals and applications. --Includes bibliographical references and index.