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# Getting started with MATLAB :

Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002Description: 245 p. : illISBN: 0195150147 (pbk. : acidfree paper); 9780195150148Subject(s): Science | Engineering mathematicsDDC classification: 005.1 Online resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online
Contents:
What Is MATLAB? -- Does MATLAB Do Symbolic Calculations? -- Will MATLAB Run on My Computer? -- Where Do I Get MATLAB? -- How Do I Use This Book? -- Basics of MATLAB -- MATLAB windows -- On-line help -- Input-Output -- File types -- Platform dependence -- General commands you should remember -- Visit This Again -- Tutorial Lessons -- Lesson 1: A Minimum MATLAB Session -- Lesson 2: Working with Arrays of Numbers -- Lesson 3: Creating and Printing Simple Plots -- Lesson 4: Creating, Saving, and Executing a Script File -- Lesson 5: Creating and Executing a Function File -- Lesson 6: Working with Files and Directories -- Interactive Computation -- Matrices and Vectors -- Input -- Indexing (or Subscripting) -- Matrix Manipulation -- Creating Vectors -- Matrix and Array Operations -- Arithmetic operations -- Relational operations -- Logical operations -- Elementary math functions -- Matrix functions -- Character strings -- Creating and Using Inline Functions -- Using Built-in Functions and On-line Help -- Example-1: Finding the determinant of a matrix -- Example-2: Finding eigenvalues and eigenvectors -- Saving and Loading Data -- Saving into and loading from the binary Mat-files -- Importing Data Files -- Recording a session with diary -- Plotting simple graphs -- Programming in MATLAB: Scripts and Functions -- Script Files -- Function Files -- Executing a function -- More on functions -- Subfunctions -- Compiled (Parsed) functions: P-Code -- The Profiler -- Language-Specific Features -- Use of comments to create on-line help.
Summary: MATLAB is one of the most widely used tools in the field of engineering today. Its broad appeal lies in its interactive environment with hundreds of built-in functions. This book is designed to get you up and running in just a few hours.
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What Is MATLAB? --
Does MATLAB Do Symbolic Calculations? --
Will MATLAB Run on My Computer? --
Where Do I Get MATLAB? --
How Do I Use This Book? --
Basics of MATLAB --
MATLAB windows --
On-line help --
Input-Output --
File types --
Platform dependence --
General commands you should remember --
Visit This Again --
Tutorial Lessons --
Lesson 1: A Minimum MATLAB Session --
Lesson 2: Working with Arrays of Numbers --
Lesson 3: Creating and Printing Simple Plots --
Lesson 4: Creating, Saving, and Executing a Script File --
Lesson 5: Creating and Executing a Function File --
Lesson 6: Working with Files and Directories --
Interactive Computation --
Matrices and Vectors --
Input --
Indexing (or Subscripting) --
Matrix Manipulation --
Creating Vectors --
Matrix and Array Operations --
Arithmetic operations --
Relational operations --
Logical operations --
Elementary math functions --
Matrix functions --
Character strings --
Creating and Using Inline Functions --
Using Built-in Functions and On-line Help --
Example-1: Finding the determinant of a matrix --
Example-2: Finding eigenvalues and eigenvectors --
Importing Data Files --
Recording a session with diary --
Plotting simple graphs --
Programming in MATLAB: Scripts and Functions --
Script Files --
Function Files --
Executing a function --
More on functions --
Subfunctions --
Compiled (Parsed) functions: P-Code --
The Profiler --
Language-Specific Features --
Use of comments to create on-line help.

MATLAB is one of the most widely used tools in the field of engineering today. Its broad appeal lies in its interactive environment with hundreds of built-in functions. This book is designed to get you up and running in just a few hours.

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