A Brief Introduction to Engineering Computation with MATLAB

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Serhat Beyenir

Pub Date: 2011

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Publisher: Independent

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Getting Started
  • Chapter 3: Graphics
  • Chapter 4: Introductory Programming
  • Chapter 5: Interpolation
  • Chapter 6: Numerical Integration
  • Chapter 7: Regression Analysis
  • Chapter 8: Publishing with MATLAB

About the Book

A Brief Introduction to Engineering Computation with MATLAB is specifically designed for students with no programming experience. However, students are expected to be proficient in First Year Mathematics and Sciences and access to good reference books are highly recommended. Students are assumed to have a working knowledge of the Mac OS X or Microsoft Windows operating systems. The strategic goal of the course and book is to provide learners with an appreciation for the role computation plays in solving engineering problems. MATLAB specific skills that students are expected to be proficient at are: write scripts to solve engineering problems including interpolation, numerical integration and regression analysis, plot graphs to visualize, analyze and present numerical data, and publish reports.

About the Contributors


Serhat Beyenir, British Columbia Institute of Technology