## Table of contents for MATLAB demystified / David McMahon.

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Chapter 1: The Matlab Environment
Overview of the user interface
Command & Workspace window
Creating and saving files
Creating variables
Entering and editing data
Paths and directories; M files
Chapter 2: Matrices
The Array Editor Window
Systems of Equations
Creating a matrix
Referencing Matrix elements
Basic Matrix operations; Submatrices
Matrix functions; Matrix operators
Singular matrices and inversion
Factorization of matrices
Chapter 3: 2D Graphics
Creating a basic plot
Setting up a plot; Planar plots
Graphing functions; Parametric curves
Chapter 4: 3D Graphics
Basic 3D plotting; Surface graphics
Curves in 3D; Mesh plots
Parametric surfaces
Shading and coloring
Chapter 5: Programming in Matlab
Matlab and C; If statements
While Statements; For Loops
Switch statements; Error handling
Chapter 6: Symbolic Mathematics
Entering an algebraic equation
Solving an algebraic equation
Plotting a solution
Transcendental Functions
Working with Trig functions
Hyperbolic functions; Complex numbers
Chapter 7: Derivatives & Differential Equations
Symbolic computation of derivatives
Entering and solving a differential equation
Solving first order ODE's
Solving second order ODE's
Working with Laplace transforms
Partial differential equations and Matlab
Numerical solution of differential equations
Chapter 8: Integration
Entering an integral in Matlab
Basic integrals of polynomial & rational functions; Double and triple integrals
Integrals spherical/cylindrical coordinates
Chapter 9: More on Transforms
Fourier Transforms
Discrete Fourier Transforms
Z-Transforms
Chapter 10: Vector calculus
Entering vectors; Computing dot products
Cross products; Vector calculus operations
Chapter 11: Working w Special Functions
Gamma Functions; Euler’s Beta Function
Hermite &Laguerre Polynomials
Legendre Polynomials; Bessel Functions
Riemann Zeta Function
The Spherical Harmonics
Chapter 12 : Probability and Statistics with Matlab
Common probability distributions
Sampling and parameter estimation
Random variables
Monte Carlo methods
Probability Densities

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:

MATLAB.

Numerical analysis -- Data processing.