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Numerical Methods for Engineers

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ISBN-10: 0075612542

ISBN-13: 9780075612544

Edition: 3rd 1998

Authors: Steve Chapra, Ray Canale

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This edition of the award-winning text includes new sections on major software packages, optimisation and roots of polynomials. The examples and case studies span all engineering disciplines, and over 500 problems are drawn from engineering practice.
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 800
Size: 8.31" wide x 9.21" long x 1.89" tall
Weight: 3.938
Language: English

Modeling, Computers, and Error Analysisp. 3
Mathematical Modeling and Engineering Problem-Solvingp. 11
Computers and Softwarep. 24
Approximations and Round-Off Errorsp. 56
Truncation Errors and the Taylor Seriesp. 79
Epilogue: Part Onep. 105
Roots of Equationsp. 111
Bracketing Methodsp. 118
Open Methodsp. 141
Roots of Polynomialsp. 167
Engineering Applications: Roots of Equationsp. 194
Epilogue: Part Twop. 215
Linear Algebraic Equationsp. 219
Gauss Eliminationp. 233
LU Decomposition and Matrix Inversionp. 266
Special Matrices and Gauss-Seidelp. 288
Engineering Applications: Linear Algebraic Equationsp. 309
Epilogue: Part Threep. 327
Optimizationp. 331
One-dimensional Unconstrained Optimizationp. 341
Multidimenslonal Unconstrained Optimizationp. 355
Constrained Optimizationp. 375
Engineering Applications: Optimizationp. 399
Epilogue: Part Fourp. 420
Curve Fittingp. 423
Least-Squares Regressionp. 438
Interpolationp. 473
Fourier Approximationp. 507
Engineering Applications: Curve Fittingp. 546
Epilogue: Part Fivep. 561
Numerical Differentiation and Integrationp. 567
Newton-Cotes Integration of Equationsp. 582
Integration of Equationsp. 610
Numerical Differentiationp. 629
Engineering Applications: Numerical Integration and Differentiationp. 643
Epilogue: Part Sixp. 661
Ordinary Differential Equationsp. 665
Runge-Kutta Methodsp. 675
Stiffness and Multistep Methodsp. 719
Boundary-Value and Eigenvalue Problemsp. 745
Engineering Applications: Ordinary Differential Equationsp. 777
Epilogue: Part Sevenp. 800
Partial Differential Equationsp. 805
Finite Difference: Elliptic Equationsp. 812
Finite Difference: Parabolic Equationsp. 832
Finite Element Methodp. 849
Engineering Applications: Partial Differential Iquationsp. 876
Epilogue: Part Eightp. 891
The Fourier Seriesp. 893
Getting Started with Mathcadp. 895
Getting Started With Matlabp. 905
Bibliographyp. 913
Indexp. 916
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