Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists,
Edition 8
By Daniel T. Valentine and Brian H. Hahn

Publication Date: 18 Aug 2022
Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, Eighth Edition provides a concise and balanced overview of MATLAB's functionality, covering both fundamentals and applications. The essentials are illustrated throughout, featuring complete coverage of the software's windows and menus. Program design and algorithm development are presented, along with many examples from a wide range of familiar scientific and engineering areas. This edition has been updated to include the latest MATLAB versions through 2021a. This is an ideal book for a first course on MATLAB, but is also ideal for an engineering problem-solving course using MATLAB.

Key Features

  • Updated to include all the newer features through MATLAB R2021a
  • Provides expanded discussions on using the Live Script editor environment
  • Presents a new section on the simple pendulum in Chapter 12, Dynamical Systems
  • Includes additional examples on engineering applications
About the author
By Daniel T. Valentine, Professor Emeritus and was Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA and Brian H. Hahn, Former Professor, Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. MATLAB Fundamentals
3. Program Design and Algorithm Development
4. MATLAB Functions and Data Import-Export Utilities
5. Logical Vectors
6. Matrices and Arrays
7. Function M-files
8. Loops
9. MATLAB Graphics
10. Vectors as Arrays and other Data Structures
11. Dynamical Systems
12. Simulation
13. Introduction to Numerical Methods
14. Signal Processing
15. SIMULINK® Toolbox
16. Symbolics Toolbox
17. Complex Variables Applications

Book details
ISBN: 9780323995481
Page Count: 432
Retail Price : £49.95
9781119385134; 9780134589640; 9781260215472
Instructor Resources

Undergraduates in engineering and science courses that use MATLAB / Any engineer or scientist needing an introduction to MATLAB