Since its introduction in 1984, MATLAB's ever-growing popularity and functionality have secured its position as an industry-standard software package. The user-friendly, interactive environment of MATLAB 6.x, which includes a high-level programming language, versatile graphics capabilities, and abundance of intrinsic functions, helps users focus on
Introduction. Elementary Aspects of MATLAB Graphics. Summary of Concepts From Linear Algebra. Methods for Interpolation and Numerical Differentiation. Gaussian Integration with Applications to Geometric Properties. Fourier Series and the Fast Fourier Transform. Dynamic Response of Linear Second Order Systems. Integration of Nonlinear Initial Value Problems. Boundary Value Problems for Linear Partial Differential Equations. Eigenvalue Problems and Applications. Bending Analysis of Beams of General Cross Section. Applications of Analytic Functions. Nonlinear Optimization Applications. Appendices.