an introduction to matlab          

An Introduction to MATLAB®

Programming and Numerical Methods for Engineers

Timmy Siauw, Alexandre Bayen

Academic Press, 1st Edition, 2014, 340 p

ISBN: 9780124202283

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About the book:

Assuming no prior background in linear algebra or real analysis, An Introduction to MATLAB® Programming and Numerical Methods for Engineers enables you to develop good computational problem solving techniques through the use of numerical methods and the MATLAB® programming environment. Part One introduces fundamental programming concepts, using simple examples to put new concepts quickly into practice. Part Two covers the fundamentals of algorithms and numerical analysis at a level allowing you to quickly apply results in practical settings.

Contents:

  • MATLAB Basics
  • Variables and Basic Data Structures
  • Functions
  • Branching Statement
  • Iteration
  • Recursion
  • Complexity
  • Representation of Numbers
  • Errors, Good Practices, and Debugging
  • Visualization and Plotting
  • Linear Algebra and Systems of Linear Equations
  • Least Squares Regression
  • Interpolation
  • Series
  • Root Finding
  • Finite Differences and Numerical Differentiation
  • Numerical Integration
  • Ordinary Differential Equations

Alexandre M. Bayen

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
University of California, Berkeley