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Appendix B: Hints When Using Matlab®

  1. Bruce A. Finlayson

Published Online: 8 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471776688.app2

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing

How to Cite

Finlayson, B. A. (2006) Appendix B: Hints When Using Matlab®, in Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471776688.app2

Author Information

  1. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471740629

Online ISBN: 9780471776680

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Keywords:

  • starting and stopping;
  • m-files;
  • workspace;
  • global command;
  • display tools;
  • finding errors;
  • debug the programs;
  • in/out;
  • loops;
  • conditional statements;
  • timing;
  • matrices;
  • matrix multiplication;
  • eigenvalues;
  • evaluate an integral;
  • solve algebraic equations;
  • integrate ordinary differential equations;
  • spline interpolation;
  • interpolation with polynomial;
  • plotting results from partial differential equations;
  • simple plots;
  • add data to an existing plot;
  • dress up your plot;
  • multiple plots;
  • 3D plots;
  • help

Summary

Key steps to using MATLAB are described. References are made to other sections of the book where the techniques are used.