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MATLAB: An Introduction with Applications, 5th Edition

MATLAB: An Introduction with Applications, 5th Edition

Amos Gilat

ISBN: 978-1-118-62986-4

Apr 2014

416 pages

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More college students use Amos Gilat’s MATLAB: An Introduction with Applications than any other MATLAB textbook. This concise book is known for its just-in-time learning approach that gives students information when they need it. The new edition gradually presents the latest MATLAB functionality in detail. Equally effective as a freshmen-level text, self-study tool, or course reference, the book is generously illustrated through computer screen shots and step-by-step tutorials, with abundant and motivating applications to problems in mathematics, science, and engineering.

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Chapter 1 Starting With MATLAB

Chapter 2 Creating Arrays

Chapter 3 Mathematical Operations with Arrays

Chapter 4 Using Script Files and Managing Data

Chapter 5 Two-Dimensional Plots

Chapter 6 Programming In MATLAB

Chapter 7 User-Defined Functions and Function Files

Chapter 8 Polynomials, Curve Fitting, and Interpolation

Chapter 9 Applications in Numerical Analysis

Chapter 10 Three-Dimensional Plots

Chapter 11 Symbolic Math
  • More than 200 completely new problems have been added to the Fifth Edition.
  • New tutorial videos provide students with “virtual office hours” explanations of example problems.  This is an important feature in courses that often have large enrollments and limited teaching staff.
  • Homework problems have been updated to cover a wider range of applications.
  • Examples have been updated to ensure coverage is consistent with the latest version of MATLAB.
  • Focused on applying MATLAB as a tool to solve engineering problems.
  • Annotated programs simplify topic explanations.
  • Helps students learn programming and how to put MATLAB commands to use right away.
  • Well-organized text completely explains a topic, and then shows how to apply it to solve engineering problems.
  • Subject matter includes arrays, mathematical operations with arrays, script files, 2-D and 3-D plotting, programming (flow control), user defined functions, anonymous functions, function functions, function handles, subfunctions and nested functions, polynomials, curve fitting, interpolation, and applications in numerical analysis.