This book was written following several years of teaching MATLAB in an introductory engineering course. The book is written in a simple and direct language and gives a very good introduction to the application of MATLAB. The fifth edition of the book is updated to MATLAB Release 2013b. The book has the following table of contents: 1. Starting with MATLAB 2. Creating arrays 3. Mathematical operations with arrays 4. Using script files and managing data 5. Two-dimensional plots 6. programming in MATLAB 7. User-defined functions and function files 8. Polynomials, curve fitting, and interpolation 9. Applications in numerical analysis 10. Three-dimensional plots 11. Symbolic math.

Reviewer:

Hans Benker (Merseburg)