Book description
MATLAB By Example guides the reader through each step of writing MATLAB programs. The book assumes no previous programming experience on the part of the reader, and uses multiple examples in clear language to introduce concepts and practical tools. Straightforward and detailed instructions allow beginners to learn and develop their MATLAB skills quickly.
The book consists of ten chapters, discussing in detail the integrated development environment (IDE), scalars, vectors, arrays, adopting structured programming style using functions and recursive functions, control flow, debugging, profiling, and structures. A chapter also describes Symbolic Math Toolbox, teaching readers how to solve algebraic equations, differentiation, integration, differential equations, and Laplace and Fourier transforms. Containing hundreds of examples illustrated using screen shots, hundreds of exercises, and three projects, this book can be used to complement coursework or as a selfstudy book, and can be used as a textbook in universities, colleges and high schools.
 No programming experience necessary to learn MATLAB
 Examples with screenshots and plentiful exercises throughout help make MATLAB easy to understand
 Projects enable readers to write long MATLAB programs, and take the first step toward being a professional MATLAB programmer
Table of contents
 Cover image
 Title page
 Table of Contents
 Copyright
 Preface
 Acknowledgments
 Why This Book Is Different
 How This Book Is Organized
 1. Matlab Integrated Development Environment

2. Scalars in Matlab
 Lesson 2.1 Creating and Naming Matlab Scalar Variables
 Lesson 2.2 Approximation of Numbers and Discrete Mathematical Operations
 Lesson 2.3 Mathematical Expressions for Scalar Variables
 Lesson 2.4 Relational and Logical Operations for Scalar Variables
 Lesson 2.5 Complex Scalar Variables
 Answers to Selected Exercises
 3. Vectors in Matlab
 4. Arrays in Matlab
 5. Matlab Functions
 6. Conditional Statements in Matlab
 7. Loop Statements in Matlab
 8. Matlab Debugging, Profiling, and Code Indentation
 9. Structures in Matlab
 10. Calculus in Matlab
Product information
 Title: MATLAB® by Example
 Author(s):
 Release date: December 2012
 Publisher(s): Elsevier
 ISBN: 9780124058538
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