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1st Edition

MATLAB Handbook with Applications to Mathematics, Science, Engineering, and Finance

ISBN 9781138626454
Published January 15, 2019 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
382 Pages 212 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The purpose of this handbook is to allow users to learn and master the mathematics software package MATLAB®, as well as to serve as a quick reference to some of the most used instructions in the package. A unique feature of this handbook is that it can be used by the novice and by experienced users alike. For experienced users, it has four chapters with examples and applications in engineering, finance, physics, and optimization. Exercises are included, along with solutions available for the interested reader on the book’s web page. These exercises are a complement for the interested reader who wishes to get a deeper understanding of MATLAB.


  • Covers both MATLAB and introduction to Simulink

  • Covers the use of GUIs in MATLAB and Simulink

  • Offers downloadable examples and programs from the handbook’s website

  • Provides an introduction to object oriented programming using MATLAB

  • Includes applications from many areas

  • Includes the realization of executable files for MATLAB programs and Simulink models

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to MATLAB

2 Plotting with MATLAB

3 Variables and Functions

4 Matrices and Linear Algebra

5 Calculus

6 Programming in MATLAB

7 Object-Oriented Programming

8 Graphical User interfaces

9 Simulink

10 MATLAB Applications to Engineering

11 MATLAB Applications to Physics

12 Applications to Finance

13 Image Processing in MATLAB

14 Optimization

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David Báez López is a professor and researcher at the School of Engineering in the University of the Americas Puebla (UDLAP).

David Alfredo Báez Villegas is an electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Project Management (École de Technologie Supérieure, Montréal) and Electrical Engineering (Texas A&M University).