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Numerical Methods of Engineering with MATLAB

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ISBN-10: 0521852889

ISBN-13: 9780521852883

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jaan Kiusalaas

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Numerical Methods in Engineering with MATLAB is a text for engineering students and a reference for practicing engineers, especially those who wish to explore the power and efficiency of MATLAB. Examples and applications were chosen for their relevance to real world problems, and where numerical solutions are most efficient. Numerical methods are discussed thoroughly and illustrated with problems involving both hand computation and programming. MATLAB mfiles accompany each method and are available on the book web site. This code is made simple and easy to understand by avoiding complex bookkeeping schemes, while maintaining the essential features of the method. MATLAB was chosen as the…    
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Book details

List price: $105.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 434
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Jaan Kiusalaas, Professor Emeritus, Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University. Professor Kiusalaas received his Honors BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Australia, his M.S. in Civil Engineering and his Ph D. in Engineering Mechanics, both from Northwestern University. He has been a Professor at The Pennsylvania State University since 1963. He is also a Senior Postdoctoral Fellow of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Centre. Professor Kiusalaas' teaching experience includes such topics as Numerical Methods (including finite element and boundary element methods), and Engineering Mechanics ranging from introductory courses (statics & dynamics) to…    

Introduction to MATLAB
Systems of linear algebraic equations
Interpolation and curve fitting
Roots of equations
Numerical differentiation
Numerical integration
Initial value problems
Two-point boundary value problems
Symmetric matrix eigenvalue problems
Introduction to optimization