Introduction to Numerical Methods and Matlab Programming for Engineers

by Todd Young and Martin J. Mohlenkamp

Copyright © 2008, 2009, 2014, 2017 Todd Young and Martin J. Mohlenkamp.

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Wholeby Partsby Section
Whole Book Front matter
Part I: Matlab and Solving Equations Lecture 1: Vectors, Functions, and Plots in Matlab
Lecture 2: Matlab Programs
Lecture 3: Newton's Method and Loops
Lecture 4: Controlling Error and Conditional Statements
Lecture 5: The Bisection Method and Locating Roots mybisect.m
Lecture 6: Secant Methods mysecant.m
Lecture 7: Symbolic Computations
Part II: Linear Algebra Lecture 8: Matrices and Matrix Operations in Matlab
Lecture 9: Introduction to Linear Systems
Lecture 10: Some Facts About Linear Systems
Lecture 11: Accuracy, Condition Numbers and Pivoting
Lecture 12: LU Decomposition
Lecture 13: Nonlinear Systems - Newton's Method
Lecture 14: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
Lecture 15: An Application of Eigenvectors: Vibrational Modes
Lecture 16: Numerical Methods for Eigenvalues
Lecture 17: The QR Method
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Part III: Functions and Data Lecture 19: Polynomial and Spline Interpolation
Lecture 20: Least Squares Fitting: Noisy Data
Lecture 21: Integration: Left, Right and Trapezoid Rules
Lecture 22: Integration: Midpoint and Simpson's Rules mysimpweights.m
Lecture 23: Plotting Functions of Two Variables mywedge.m; mywasher.m
Lecture 24: Double Integrals for Rectangles mylowerleft.m; mydblsimpweights.m
Lecture 25: Double Integrals for Non-rectangles mywedge.m; mywasher.m
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Lecture 27: Numerical Differentiation
Lecture 28: The Main Sources of Error
Part IV: Differential Equations Lecture 29: Reduction of Higher Order Equations to Systems
Lecture 30: Euler Methods myeuler.m; mymodeuler.m
Lecture 31: Higher Order Methods
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Lecture 33: ODE Boundary Value Problems and Finite Differences myexactbeam.m
Lecture 34: Finite Difference Method -- Nonlinear ODE mynonlinheat.m
Lecture 35: Parabolic PDEs - Explicit Method myheat.m
Lecture 36: Solution Instability for the Explicit Method myexpmatrix.m
Lecture 37: Implicit Methods
Lecture 38: Insulated Boundary Conditions myheatdisk.m
Lecture 39: Finite Difference Method for Elliptic PDEs mypoisson.m
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Lecture 41: Finite Elements mywasher.m
Lecture 42: Determining Internal Node Values myfiniteelem.m
Back matter

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