A MATLAB Companion for Multivariable Calculus

A MATLAB Companion for Multivariable Calculus

eBook - 2001
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Elsevier Science and Technology
Offering a concise collection of MatLab programs and exercises to accompany a third semester course in multivariable calculus, A MatLab Companion for Multivariable Calculus introduces simple numerical procedures such as numerical differentiation, numerical integration and Newton's method in several variables, thereby allowing students to tackle realistic problems. The many examples show students how to use MatLab effectively and easily in many contexts. Numerous exercises in mathematics and applications areas are presented, graded from routine to more demanding projects requiring some programming. Matlab M-files are provided on the Harcourt/Academic Press web site at http://www.harcourt-ap.com/matlab.html.

* Computer-oriented material that complements the essential topics in multivariable calculus
* Main ideas presented with examples of computations and graphics displays using MATLAB
* Numerous examples of short code in the text, which can be modified for use with the exercises
* MATLAB files are used to implement graphics displays and contain a collection of mfiles which can serve as demos

Offering a concise collection of MatLab programs and exercises to accompany a third semester course in multivariable calculus,A MatLab Companion for Multivariable Calculus introduces simple numerical procedures such as numerical differentiation, numerical integration and Newton's method in several variables, thereby allowing students to tackle realistic problems. The many examples show students how to use MatLab effectively and easily in many contexts. Numerous exercises in mathematics and applications areas are presented, graded from routine to more demanding projects requiring some programming. Matlab M-files are provided on the Harcourt/Academic Press web site at http://www.harcourt-ap.com/matlab.html.

* Computer-oriented material that complements the essential topics in multivariable calculus
* Main ideas presented with examples of computations and graphics displays using MATLAB
* Numerous examples of short code in the text, which can be modified for use with the exercises
* MATLAB files are used to implement graphics displays and contain a collection of mfiles which can serve as demos


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Designed for a course in multivariable calculus, this book provides a collection of MATLAB programs and exercises, along with basic concepts, computations, and graphics. Chapters focus on the command line, mfiles, vectors, curves, functions of two and three variables, solving equations, optimization, multiple integrals, scalar integrals, and electrostasis and fluid flow, Exercises include applications to economics, physics, engineering, and biology. Cooper teaches mathematics at the University of Maryland. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt/Academic Press, Ă2001
ISBN: 9781281053312
1281053317
9780080489360
0080489362
9780121876258
012187625X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 294 pages) : illustrations

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