Table of contents for Getting started with MATLAB : a quick introduction for scientists and engineers / Rudra Pratap.


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Preface
Chapter 1. Introduction
1.1. What Is MATLAB?
1.2. Does MATLAB Do Symbolic Calculations?
1.3. Will MATLAB Run on My Computer?
1.4. Where Do I Get MATLAB?
1.5. How Do I Use This Book?
1.6. Basics of MATLAB
1.7. Visit This Again
Chapter 2. Tutorial Lessons
2.1. Lesson 1: A Minimum MATLAB Session
2.2. Lesson 2: Working with Arrays of Numbers
2.3. Lesson 3: Creating and Printing Simple Plots
2.4. Lesson 4: Creating, Saving, and Executing a Script File
2.5. Lesson 5: Creating and Executing a Function File
2.6. Lesson 6: Working with Files and Directories
Chapter 3. Interactive Computation
3.1. Matrices and Vectors
3.2. Matrix and Array Operations
3.3. Creating and Using Inline Functions
3.4. Using Built-in Functions and On-line Help
3.5. Saving and Loading Data
3.6. Plotting Simple Graphs
Chapter 4. Programming in MATLAB: Scripts and Functions
4.1. Script Files
4.2. Function Files
4.3. Language-Specific Features
4.4. Advanced Data Objectives
Chapter 5. Applications
5.1. Linear Algebra
5.2. Curve Fitting and Interpolation
5.3. Data Analysis and Statistics
5.4. Numerical Integration (Quadrature)
5.5. Ordinary Differential Equations
5.6. Nonlinear Algebra Equations
5.7. Advanced Topics
Chapter 6. Graphics
6.1. Basic 2-D Plots
6.2. Using subplot to Layout Multiple Graphs
6.3. 3-D Plots
6.4. Handle Graphics
6.5. Saving and Printing Graphs
6.6. Animation
Chapter 7. Errors
Chapter 8. What Else Is There?
8.1. The Symbolic Math Toolbox
8.2. Debugging Tools
8.3. External Interface: Mex-files
8.4. Graphics User Interface
Appendix: The MATLAB Language Reference
A.1. Punctuation Marks and Other Symbols
A.2. General-Purpose Commands
A.3. Special Variables and Constants
A.4. Language Constructs and Debugging
A.5. File I/O
A.6. Operators and Logical Functions
A.7. Math Functions
A.8. Matrices: Creation & Manipulation
A.9. Character String Functions
A.10. Graphics Functions
A.11. Applications Functions



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
MATLAB.
Science -- Data processing.
Engineering mathematics -- Data processing.