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. Numerous new or revised problems are drawn from actual engineering practice. The expanded breadth of engineering disciplines covered is especially evident in these exercises which now cover such areas as biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Excellent new examples and case studies span all areas of engineering giving students a broad exposure to various fields in engineering.McGraw-Hill Education's Connect is also available as an optional add on item. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need when they need it how they need it so that class time is more effective. Connect allows the professor to assign homework quizzes and tests easily and automatically grades and records the scores of the student's work. Problems are randomized to prevent sharing of answers an may also have a "multi-step solution" which helps move the students' learning along if they experience difficulty.
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 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.
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."
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.
Numerical Methods for Engineers: A Programming Approach is devoted to solving engineering problems using numerical methods. It covers all areas of introductory numerical methods and emphasizes techniques of programming in FORTRAN 77, and developing subprograms using FORTRAN functions and subroutines. In this way, the book serves as an introduction to using powerful mathematical subroutine libraries. Over 40 main programs are provided in the text and all subroutines are listed in the Appendix. Each main program is presented with a sample data-set and output, and all FORTRAN programs and subroutines described in the text can be obtained on disk from the publisher. Numerical Methods for Engineers: A Programming Approach is an excellent choice for undergraduates in all engineering disciplines, providing a much needed bridge between classical mathematics and computer code-based techniques.
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.
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).
This book is an introduction to numerical analysis and intends to strike a balance between analytical rigor and the treatment of particular methods for engineering problems Emphasizes the earlier stages of numerical analysis for engineers with real-life problem-solving solutions applied to computing and engineering Includes MATLAB oriented examples An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available from the Wiley editorial department.
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.
This book presents an exhaustive and in-depth exposition of the various numerical methods used in scientific and engineering computations. It emphasises the practical aspects of numerical computation and discusses various techniques in sufficient detail to enable their implementation in solving a wide range of problems. The main addition in the third edition is a new Chapter on Statistical Inferences. There is also some addition and editing in the next chapter on Approximations. With this addition 12 new programs have also been added.
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.
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:
Numerical Analysis for Engineers: Methods and Applications demonstrates the power of numerical methods in the context of solving complex engineering and scientific problems. The book helps to prepare future engineers and assists practicing engineers in understanding the fundamentals of numerical methods, especially their applications, limitations, and potentials. Each chapter contains many computational examples, as well as a section on applications that contain additional engineering examples. Each chapter also includes a set of exercise problems. The problems are designed to meet the needs of instructors in assigning homework and to help students with practicing the fundamental concepts. Although the book was developed with emphasis on engineering and technological problems, the numerical methods can also be used to solve problems in other fields of science.
With a clarity of approach, this easy-to-comprehend book gives an in-depth analysis of the topics under Numerical Methods, in a systematic manner. Primarily intended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students in many branches of engineering, physics, mathematics and all those pursuing Bachelors/Masters in computer applications. Besides students, those appearing for competitive examinations, research scholars and professionals engaged in numerical computation will also be benefited by this book. The fourth edition of this book has been updated by adding a current topic of interest on Finite Element Methods, which is a versatile method to solve numerically, several problems that arise in engineering design, claiming many advantages over the existing methods. Besides, it introduces the basics in computing, discusses various direct and iterative methods for solving algebraic and transcendental equations and a system of non-linear equations, linear system of equations, matrix inversion and computation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a matrix. It also provides a detailed discussion on Curve fitting, Interpolation, Numerical Differentiation and Integration besides explaining various single step and predictor–corrector methods for solving ordinary differential equations, finite difference methods for solving partial differential equations, and numerical methods for solving Boundary Value Problems. Fourier series approximation to a real continuous function is also presented. The text is augmented with a plethora of examples and solved problems along with well-illustrated figures for a practical understanding of the subject. Chapter-end exercises with answers and a detailed bibliography have also been provided. NEW TO THIS EDITION • Includes two new chapters on the basic concepts of the Finite Element Method and Coordinate Systems in Finite Element Methods with Applications in Heat Transfer and Structural Mechanics. • Provides more than 350 examples including numerous worked-out problems. • Gives detailed solutions and hints to problems under Exercises.
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.
There are many books on the use of numerical methods for solving engineering problems and for modeling of engineering artifacts. In addition there are many styles of such presentations ranging from books with a major emphasis on theory to books with an emphasis on applications. The purpose of this book is hopefully to present a somewhat different approach to the use of numerical methods for - gineering applications. Engineering models are in general nonlinear models where the response of some appropriate engineering variable depends in a nonlinear manner on the - plication of some independent parameter. It is certainly true that for many types of engineering models it is sufficient to approximate the real physical world by some linear model. However, when engineering environments are pushed to - treme conditions, nonlinear effects are always encountered. It is also such - treme conditions that are of major importance in determining the reliability or failure limits of engineering systems. Hence it is essential than engineers have a toolbox of modeling techniques that can be used to model nonlinear engineering systems. Such a set of basic numerical methods is the topic of this book. For each subject area treated, nonlinear models are incorporated into the discussion from the very beginning and linear models are simply treated as special cases of more general nonlinear models. This is a basic and fundamental difference in this book from most books on numerical methods.