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Spreadsheet tools for engineers using Excel

Author: Byron S Gottfried
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2007.
Series: McGraw-Hill's BEST--basic engineering series and tools.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Provides coverage of the various versions of Excel including, Excel 2002. This work discusses how to use Excel to solve a variety of problems in introductory engineering analysis, such as graphing  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Byron S Gottfried
ISBN: 0072971843 9780072971842 9780071106634 0071106634
OCLC Number: 61169740
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 502 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Engineering Analysis and Spreadsheets --
General Problem-Solving Techniques --
Applicable Engineering Fundamentals --
Mathematical Solution Procedures --
The Role of Spreadsheets --
Excel Fundamentals --
Entering and Leaving Excel --
Moving around the Worksheet --
Entering Data --
Correcting Errors --
Using Formulas --
Using Functions --
Editing the Worksheet --
Saving and Retrieving the Worksheet --
Printing the Worksheet --
Displaying Cell Formulas --
Recording and Running Macros --
Graphing Data --
Creating a Graph in Excel --
Bar Graphs (Excel Column Charts) --
Line Graphs (Excel Line Charts) --
X-Y Graphs (Excel XY Charts, or Scatter Charts) --
Semi-Log Graphs --
Log-Log Graphs --
Pie Charts --
Converting Units --
Simple Conversions --
Simple Conversions in Excel --
Complex Conversions --
Complex Conversions in Excel --
Transferring Data --
Importing Data from a Text File --
Exporting Data to a Text File --
Transferring HTML Data --
Transferring a Worksheet to Microsoft Word --
Transferring a Worksheet to Microsoft PowerPoint --
Analyzing Data --
Data Characteristics --
Histograms --
Cumulative Distributions --
Organizing Data --
Creating a List in Excel --
Sorting Data in Excel --
Retrieving (Filtering) Data in Excel --
Pivot Table --
Fitting Equations to Data --
The Method of Least Squares --
Fitting a Straight Line to a Set of Data --
Derivation of the Least Squares Equations --
Fitting Other Functions to a Set of Data --
Selecting the Best Function for a Given Data Set --
Interpolating between Data Points --
Linear Interpolation --
Polynomial Interpolation Using Forward Differences --
Polynomial Interpolation Using Backward Differences --
Other Interpolation Techniques --
Solving Single Equations --
Characteristics of Nonlinear Algebraic Equations --
Graphical Solutions --
Solving Equations in Excel Using Goal Seek --
Solving Equations in Excel Using Solver --
Interval-Reduction Techniques --
Iterative Techniques --
Solving Simultaneous Equations --
Matrix Notation --
Matrix Operations in Excel --
Solving Simultaneous Equations in Excel Using Matrix Inversion --
Solving Simultaneous Equations in Excel Using Solver --
Making Logical Decisions (IF-THEN-ELSE) --
Logical Expressions --
The IF Function --
Nested IF Functions --
Evaluating Integrals --
The Trapezoidal Rule --
Simpson's Rule --
Comparing Economic Alternatives --
Compound Interest --
The Time Value of Money --
Uniform, Multipayment Cash Flows --
Irregular Cash Flows --
Internal Rate of Return --
Finding Optimum Solutions --
Optimization Problem Characteristics --
Solving Optimization Problems in Excel --
Answers to Selected Problems.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill's BEST--basic engineering series and tools.
Responsibility: Byron S. Gottfried.
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