Solving Applied Mathematical Problems with MATLAB

Dingyu Xue, YangQuan Chen

November 3, 2008 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Textbook - 446 Pages - 187 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420082500 - CAT# C8250

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  • Covers both the fundamentals of MATLAB and several distinct applications in one volume
  • Emphasizes practical problem solving techniques
  • Offers a clear distinction between code and explanation with an easy-to-read, mixed text style
  • Includes ancillary material, such as interactive PowerPoint and MATLAB/Simulink files
  • Contains nearly 350 examples and 200 homework problems
  • Solutions manual available for qualifying instructors


    This textbook presents a variety of applied mathematics topics in science and engineering with an emphasis on problem solving techniques using MATLAB®. The authors provide a general overview of the MATLAB language and its graphics abilities before delving into problem solving, making the book useful for readers without prior MATLAB experience. They explain how to generate code suitable for various applications so that readers can apply the techniques to problems not covered in the book. Examples, figures, and MATLAB scripts enable readers with basic mathematics knowledge to solve various applied math problems in their fields while avoiding unnecessary technical details.