## 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.