MATLAB: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving, 5e

MATLAB: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving guides the reader through both programming and built-in functions to easily make full use of the extensive capabilities of MATLAB for tackling engineering and scientific problems. Assuming no knowledge of programming, this book starts with programming concepts, such as variables, assignments, and selection statements; moves on to loops; then solves problems using both the programming concept and the power of MATLAB. The fifth edition has been updated to reflect the functionality of MATLAB R2018a, including the addition of local functions in scripts, the new string type, coverage of recently introduced functions to import data from web sites, and updates to the MATLAB Live Editor and App Designer.

New to the Fifth Edition

  • Use of MATLAB R2018a
  • A revised Text Manipulation chapter, which includes manipulating character vectors as well as the new string type
  • Introduction to alternate MATLAB platforms, including MATLAB Mobile
  • Local functions within scripts
  • The new output format for most expression types
  • Introduction to the RESTFUL web functions which import data from web sites
  • Increased coverage of App Designer
  • Introduction to recording audio from a built-in device such as a microphone
  • Modified and new end-of-chapter exercises
  • More coverage of data structures, including categorical arrays and tables
  • Increased coverage of built-in functions in MATLAB

About This Book

Stormy Attaway, Boston University

Butterworth-Heinemann, 2019

ISBN: 9780128163450
Language: English

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