Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Second Edition

Author: Joe D. Hoffman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824704438
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Emphasizing the finite difference approach for solving differential equations, the second edition of Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists presents a methodology for systematically constructing individual computer programs. Providing easy access to accurate solutions to complex scientific and engineering problems, each chapter begins with objectives, a discussion of a representative application, and an outline of special features, summing up with a list of tasks students should be able to complete after reading the chapter- perfect for use as a study guide or for review. The AIAA Journal calls the book "...a good, solid instructional text on the basic tools of numerical analysis."

Applied Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists

Author: Singiresu S. Rao
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN:
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This comprehensive book includes over 800 problems including open ended, project type and design problems. Chapter topics include Introduction to Numerical Methods; Solution of Nonlinear Equations; Simultaneous Linear Algebraic Equations; Solution of Matrix Eigenvalue Problem; Curve Fitting and Interpolation; Statistical Methods; Numerical Differentiation; Numerical Integration; Numerical Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations: Initial Value Problems; Numerical Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations: Boundary Value Problems; Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations; Numerical Methods of Optimization ;Finite Element Method. This book is intended as a reference for numerical methods in engineering.

Numerical methods for engineers and scientists

Author: Amos Gilat
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780471734406
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A clear and concise guide to numerical methods and their application Mastering numerical methods has never been easier than with Gilat/Subramaniam\'s Numerical Methods For Engineers and Scientists: An Introduction with Applications Using MATLAB(r). Uniquely accessible and concise, this book takes an innovative approach that integrates the study of numerical methods with hands-on programming practice using the popular MATLAB environment to solve realistic problems in engineering and science. Ideal for both students and professionals who would like to become more adept at numerical methods, Numerical Methods For Engineers and Scientists familiarizes you with: * The mathematical background and fundamentals of numerical methods * Solving nonlinear equations * Solving a system of linear equations * Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors * Function approximation, curve fitting, and interpolation * Differentiation * Integration * First-order and higher-order ODEs * Initial and boundary value problems Using MATLAB\'s built-in functions as tools for solving problems, you will practice applying numerical methods for analysis of real-world problems. All the information is presented in manageable, step-by-step fashion, supported by a large number of annotated examples and end-of-chapter problems. Lucid, carefully structured, and flexibly designed to fulfill a wide range of academic and practical needs, this book will help you develop the skills in numerical methods that will serve you well as a practicing engineer. About the Authors: Amos Gilat, Ph.D., is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The Ohio State University. Dr. Gilat\'s main research interests are in plasticity, specifically, in developing experimental techniques for testing materials over a wide range of strain rates and temperatures and in investigating constitutive relations for viscoplasticity. Dr. Gilat\'s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, NASA, Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and various industries. Vish Subramaniam, Ph.D., is Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Chemical Physics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Subramaniam\'s main research interests are in plasma and laser physics and processes, particularly those that involve non-equilibrium phenomena. Dr. Subramaniam\'s research is both experimental and computational, and has been supported by the Department of Defense, National Science Foundation, and numerous industries.

Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLAB

Author: Ramin S. Esfandiari
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466585692
Format: PDF, ePub
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Designed to benefit scientific and engineering applications, Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLAB® focuses on the fundamentals of numerical methods while making use of MATLAB software. The book introduces MATLAB early on and incorporates it throughout the chapters to perform symbolic, graphical, and numerical tasks. The text covers a variety of methods from curve fitting to solving ordinary and partial differential equations. Provides fully worked-out examples showing all details Confirms results through the execution of the user-defined function or the script file Executes built-in functions for re-confirmation, when available Generates plots regularly to shed light on the soundness and significance of the numerical results Created to be user-friendly and easily understandable, Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLAB® provides background material and a broad introduction to the essentials of MATLAB, specifically its use with numerical methods. Building on this foundation, it introduces techniques for solving equations and focuses on curve fitting and interpolation techniques. It addresses numerical differentiation and integration methods, presents numerical methods for solving initial-value and boundary-value problems, and discusses the matrix eigenvalue problem, which entails numerical methods to approximate a few or all eigenvalues of a matrix. The book then deals with the numerical solution of partial differential equations, specifically those that frequently arise in engineering and science. The book presents a user-defined function or a MATLAB script file for each method, followed by at least one fully worked-out example. When available, MATLAB built-in functions are executed for confirmation of the results. A large set of exercises of varying levels of difficulty appears at the end of each chapter. The concise approach with strong, up-to-date MATLAB integration provided by this book affords readers a thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of numerical methods utilized in various disciplines.

Numerical Analysis for Engineers and Scientists

Author: G. Miller
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107021081
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Graduate-level introduction balancing theory and application. Provides full coverage of classical methods with many practical examples and demonstration programs.

FORTRAN 77 and Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists

Author: Larry R. Nyhoff
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company
ISBN:
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This text introduces the FORTRAN 77 programming language, with special emphasis on applications to numerical methods in science and engineering. It stresses problem-solving, sound structured programming and software engineering principles. The book's early introduction to subprograms makes it possible to design programs in a modular fashion. It includes more than 250 written and programming exercises chosen from areas that are relevant to science and engineering students.

Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists

Author: J. N. Sharma
Publisher: Alpha Science International Limited
ISBN: 9781842653654
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Numerical methods have always been useful, their role in the present day scientific computations and research is of fundamental importance. In this book, the computational numerical methods have been organized in a logical order and the topics are discussed in a systematic manner.

Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists 3rd Edition

Author: Amos Gilat
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1118803043
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Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists, 3rd Edition provides engineers with a more concise treatment of the essential topics of numerical methods while emphasizing MATLAB use. The third edition includesÊa new chapter, with all new content,Êon Fourier Transform and aÊnew chapter on Eigenvalues (compiled from existingÊSecond EditionÊcontent).ÊThe focus is placed on the use of anonymous functions instead of inline functions and the uses of subfunctions and nested functions. This updated edition includes 50% new or updated Homework Problems, updated examples, helpingÊengineers test their understanding and reinforce key concepts.

Boundary Element Methods for Engineers and Scientists

Author: Lothar Gaul
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3662051362
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Over the past decades, the Boundary Element Method has emerged as a ver satile and powerful tool for the solution of engineering problems, presenting in many cases an alternative to the more widely used Finite Element Method. As with any numerical method, the engineer or scientist who applies it to a practical problem needs to be acquainted with, and understand, its basic principles to be able to apply it correctly and be aware of its limitations. It is with this intention that we have endeavoured to write this book: to give the student or practitioner an easy-to-understand introductory course to the method so as to enable him or her to apply it judiciously. As the title suggests, this book not only serves as an introductory course, but also cov ers some advanced topics that we consider important for the researcher who needs to be up-to-date with new developments. This book is the result of our teaching experiences with the Boundary Element Method, along with research and consulting activities carried out in the field. Its roots lie in a graduate course on the Boundary Element Method given by the authors at the university of Stuttgart. The experiences gained from teaching and the remarks and questions of the students have contributed to shaping the 'Introductory course' (Chapters 1-8) to the needs of the stu dents without assuming a background in numerical methods in general or the Boundary Element Method in particular.

Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLAB Second Edition

Author: Ramin S. Esfandiari
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498777449
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides a pragmatic, methodical and easy-to-follow presentation of numerical methods and their effective implementation using MATLAB, which is introduced at the outset. The author introduces techniques for solving equations of a single variable and systems of equations, followed by curve fitting and interpolation of data. The book also provides detailed coverage of numerical differentiation and integration, as well as numerical solutions of initial-value and boundary-value problems. The author then presents the numerical solution of the matrix eigenvalue problem, which entails approximation of a few or all eigenvalues of a matrix. The last chapter is devoted to numerical solutions of partial differential equations that arise in engineering and science. Each method is accompanied by at least one fully worked-out example showing essential details involved in preliminary hand calculations, as well as computations in MATLAB. This thoroughly-researched resource: