Author: Steven C. Chapra
Release Date: 2002
The Fourth Edition of Numerical Methods for Engineers continues the tradition of excellence it established as the winner of the ASEE Meriam/Wiley award for BestTextbook. Instructors love it because it is a comprehensive text that is easy to teach from. Students love it because it is written for them--with great pedagogy and clearexplanations and examples throughout. This edition features an even broader array of applications, including all engineering disciplines.The revision retains the successful pedagogy of the prior editions. Chapra and Canale's unique approach opens each part of the text with sections called Motivation,Mathematical Background, and Orientation, preparing the student for what is to come in a motivating and engaging manner. Each part closes with an Epilogue containingsections called Trade-Offs, Important Relationships and Formulas, and Advanced Methods and Additional References. Much more than a summary, the Epilogue deepensunderstanding of what has been learned and provides a peek into more advanced methods.What's new in this edition? A shift in orientation toward more use of software packages, specifically MATLAB and Excel with VBA. This includes material on developing MATLAB m-files and VBA macros. In addition, the text has been updated to reflect improvements in MATLAB and Excel since the last edition. Also, many more, and more challenging problems are included. The expanded breadth of engineering disciplines covered is especially evident in the problems, which now cover such areas as biotechnology and biomedical engineering.FeaturesØ The new edition retains the clear explanations and elegantly rendered examples that the book is known for.Ø There are approximately 150 new, challenging problems drawn from all engineering disciplines.Ø There are completely new sections on a number of topics including multiple integrals and the modified false position method.Ø The website will provide additional materials, such as programs, for student and faculty use, and will allow users to communicate directly with the authors.
Author: Steven C. Chapra
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Technology & Engineering
The Fourth Edition of Numerical Methods for Engineers continues the tradition of excellence it established as the winner of the ASEE Meriam/Wiley award for Best Textbook. Instructors love it because it is a comprehensive text that is easy to teach from. Students love it because it is written for them--with great pedagogy and clear explanations and examples throughout. This edition features an even broader array of applications, including all engineering disciplines. The revision retains the successful pedagogy of the prior editions. Chapra and Canale's unique approach opens each part of the text with sections called Motivation, Mathematical Background, and Orientation, preparing the student for what is to come in a motivating and engaging manner. Each part closes with an Epilogue containing sections called Trade-Offs, Important Relationships and Formulas, and Advanced Methods and Additional References. Much more than a summary, the Epilogue deepens understanding of what has been learned and provides a peek into more advanced methods. What's new in this edition? A shift in orientation toward more use of software packages, specifically MATLAB and Excel with VBA. This includes material on developing MATLAB m-files and VBA macros. In addition, the text has been updated to reflect improvements in MATLAB and Excel since the last edition. Also, many more, and more challenging problems are included. The expanded breadth of engineering disciplines covered is especially evident in the problems, which now cover such areas as biotechnology and biomedical engineering.
Author: Santosh K Gupta
Publisher: New Age International
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Differential quations
This Book Is Intended To Be A Text For Either A First Or A Second Course In Numerical Methods For Students In All Engineering Disciplines. Difficult Concepts, Which Usually Pose Problems To Students Are Explained In Detail And Illustrated With Solved Examples. Enough Elementary Material That Could Be Covered In The First-Level Course Is Included, For Example, Methods For Solving Linear And Nonlinear Algebraic Equations, Interpolation, Differentiation, Integration, And Simple Techniques For Integrating Odes And Pdes (Ordinary And Partial Differential Equations).Advanced Techniques And Concepts That Could Form Part Of A Second-Level Course Includegears Method For Solving Ode-Ivps (Initial Value Problems), Stiffness Of Ode- Ivps, Multiplicity Of Solutions, Convergence Characteristics, The Orthogonal Collocation Method For Solving Ode-Bvps (Boundary Value Problems) And Finite Element Techniques. An Extensive Set Of Graded Problems, Often With Hints, Has Been Included.Some Involve Simple Applications Of The Concepts And Can Be Solved Using A Calculator, While Several Are From Real-Life Situations And Require Writing Computer Programs Or Use Of Library Subroutines. Practice On These Is Expected To Build Up The Reader'S Confidence In Developing Large Computer Codes.
Although pseudocodes, Mathematica®, and MATLAB® illustrate how algorithms work, designers of engineering systems write the vast majority of large computer programs in the Fortran language. Using Fortran 95 to solve a range of practical engineering problems, Numerical Methods for Engineers, Second Edition provides an introduction to numerical methods, incorporating theory with concrete computing exercises and programmed examples of the techniques presented. Covering a wide range of numerical applications that have immediate relevancy for engineers, the book describes forty-nine programs in Fortran 95. Many of the programs discussed use a sub-program library called nm_lib that holds twenty-three subroutines and functions. In addition, there is a precision module that controls the precision of calculations. Well-respected in their field, the authors discuss a variety of numerical topics related to engineering. Some of the chapter features include... The numerical solution of sets of linear algebraic equations Roots of single nonlinear equations and sets of nonlinear equations Numerical quadrature, or numerical evaluation of integrals An introduction to the solution of partial differential equations using finite difference and finite element approaches Describing concise programs that are constructed using sub-programs wherever possible, this book presents many different contexts of numerical analysis, forming an excellent introduction to more comprehensive subroutine libraries such as the numerical algorithm group (NAG).
The seventh edition of Chapra and Canale's Numerical Methods for Engineers retains the instructional techniques that have made the text so successful. Chapra and Canale's unique approach opens each part of the text with sections called “Motivation,“ “Mathematical Background,” and “Orientation” Each part closes with an “Epilogue” containing “Trade-Offs,” “Important Relationships and Formulas,” and “Advanced Methods and Additional References.” Much more than a summary, the Epilogue deepens understanding of what has been learned and provides a peek into more advanced methods. Helpful separate Appendices. “Getting Started with MATLAB” and “Getting Started with Mathcad” which make excellent references.
This inexpensive paperback edition of a groundbreaking text stresses frequency approach in coverage of algorithms, polynomial approximation, Fourier approximation, exponential approximation, and other topics. Revised and enlarged 2nd edition.
Author: Joe D. Hoffman
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2001-05-31
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."
Author: Jaan Kiusalaas
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2010-01-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering
This text is for engineering students and a reference for practising engineers, especially those who wish to explore Python. This new edition features 18 additional exercises and the addition of rational function interpolation. Brent's method of root finding was replaced by Ridder's method, and the Fletcher-Reeves method of optimization was dropped in favor of the downhill simplex method. Each numerical method is explained in detail, and its shortcomings are pointed out. The examples that follow individual topics fall into two categories: hand computations that illustrate the inner workings of the method and small programs that show how the computer code is utilized in solving a problem. This second edition also includes more robust computer code with each method, which is available on the book website. This code is made simple and easy to understand by avoiding complex bookkeeping schemes, while maintaining the essential features of the method.
Author: Singiresu S. Rao
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release Date: 2002
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.
Author: Amos Gilat
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Release Date: 2008
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.
Assuming no prior background in linear algebra or real analysis, An Introduction to MATLAB® Programming and Numerical Methods for Engineers enables you to develop good computational problem solving techniques through the use of numerical methods and the MATLAB® programming environment. Part One introduces fundamental programming concepts, using simple examples to put new concepts quickly into practice. Part Two covers the fundamentals of algorithms and numerical analysis at a level allowing you to quickly apply results in practical settings. Tips, warnings, and "try this" features within each chapter help the reader develop good programming practices Chapter summaries, key terms, and functions and operators lists at the end of each chapter allow for quick access to important information At least three different types of end of chapter exercises — thinking, writing, and coding — let you assess your understanding and practice what you've learned
Author: J. N. Sharma
Publisher: Alpha Science Int'l Ltd.
Release Date: 2004
The desire for numerical answers to applied problems has increased manifold with the advances made in various branches of science and engineering and rapid development of high-speed digital computers. Although numerical methods have always been useful, their role in the present day scientific computations and research is of fundamental importance. numerous distinguishing features. The contents of the book have been organized in a logical order and the topics are discussed in a systematic manner. concepts; algorithms and numerous exercises at the end of each chapter; helps students in problem solving both manually and through computer programming; an exhaustive bibliography; and an appendix containing some important and useful iterative methods for the solution of nonlinear complex equations.
Author: Joel H. Ferziger
Release Date: 1998-04-17
State-of-the-art numerical methods for solving complex engineering problems Great strides in computer technology have been made in the years since the popular first edition of this book was published. Several excellent software packages now help engineers solve complex problems. Making the most of these programs requires a working knowledge of the numerical methods on which the programs are based. Numerical Methods for Engineering Application provides that knowledge. While it avoids intense mathematical detail, Numerical Methods for Engineering Application supplies more in-depth explanations of methods than found in the typical engineer's numerical "cookbook." It offers complete coverage of most commonly encountered algebraic, interpolation, and integration problems. Ordinary differential equations are examined in great detail, as are three common types of partial differential equations--parabolic, elliptic, and hyperbolic. The author also explores a wide range of methods for solving initial and boundary value problems. This complete guide to numerical methods for solving engineering problems on computers provides: * Practical advice on how to select the best method for a given problem * Valuable insights into how each method works and why it is the best choice * Complete algorithms and source code for all programs covered * Code from the book and problem-solving programs designed by the author available from the author's website Numerical Methods for Engineering Application is a valuable working resource for engineers and applied physicists. It also serves as an excellent upper-level text for physics and engineering students in courses on modern numerical methods.