480 pages - Publisher: Wiley; 1st edition (April 6, 2007)
Language: English - ISBN-10: 0471734403 - ISBN-13: 978-0471734406
Following a unique approach, this innovative book integrates the learning of numerical methods with practicing computer programming and using software tools in applications. It covers the fundamentals while emphasizing the most essential methods throughout the pages. Readers are also given the opportunity to enhance their programming skills using MATLAB to implement algorithms. They'll discover how to use this tool to solve problems in science and engineering.
A clear and concise guide to numerical methods and their application: Mastering numerical methods has never been easier than with Gilat/Subramaniam’s Numerical Methods For Engineers and Scientists: An Introduction with Applications Using MATLAB. Uniquely accessible and concise, this book takes an innovative approach that integrates the study of numerical methods with hands-on programming practice using the popular MATLAB environment to solve realistic problems in engineering and science.
Ideal for both students and professionals who would like to become more adept at numerical methods, Numerical Methods For Engineers and Scientists familiarizes you with: The mathematical background and fundamentals of numerical methods + Solving nonlinear equations + Solving a system of linear equations + Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors + Function approximation, curve fitting, and interpolation + Differentiation + Integration + First-order and higher-order ODEs + Initial and boundary value problems.
Using MATLAB’s built-in functions as tools for solving problems, you will practice applying numerical methods for analysis of real-world problems. All the information is presented in manageable, step-by-step fashion, supported by a large number of annotated examples and end-of-chapter problems.
Lucid, carefully structured, and flexibly designed to fulfill a wide range of academic and practical needs, this book will help you develop the skills in numerical methods that will serve you well as a practicing engineer.