TY - BOOK AU - Pratap,Rudra TI - Getting started with MATLAB SN - 0195150147 (pbk. : acidfree paper) U1 - 005.1 PY - 2002/// CY - New York PB - Oxford University Press KW - Science KW - Engineering mathematics N1 - "Version 6"; Included Index; 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 N2 - 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 UR - http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0611/2001133064-t.html UR - http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0611/2001133064-d.html ER -