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  • 370pp. Published April 2019
  • Scientific Research Publishing
  • Category: Physics & Mathematics
  • ISBN: 978-1-61896-668-1
  • (Hardcover) USD 129.00
  • ISBN: 978-1-61896-666-7
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Mathematica Graphics Examples
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The motive for writing this book has stemmed from the belief that Mathematica is a necessary computational companion tool for college level technical courses. Mathematica is cutting-edge computer software designed to ease tedious longhand technical symbolic and numeric calculations; it has also superb graphic capabilities. This book mainly focuses on the latter. As the title implies, “Mathematica Example Book for Beginners” the book shows by the way of example how Mathematica is applied by plotting a variety of mathematical functions encountered in technical, scientific, engineering and mathematics.


This book is to be considered a flexible guideline on how to learn and teach Mathematica graphic commands. For instance the class practices and the homework assignments are to be altered, adjusting to the students’ interest. The exam files are samples, and need to be altered accordingly. The book represents how the course was taught by the author; individuals adapting the book have the total freedom to modify and reorganize its contents.

Components of the Book:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Preface to Second Edition
  • Contents
  • Lecture_1
    • 1.1. Fundamentals of Plotting 2_Dimensional Analytic Algebraic Functions I
    • 1.2. Practice_1
    • 1.3. Homework_1
    • 1.4. Extended Homework_1
  • Lecture_2
    • 2.1. Fundamentals of Plotting 2_Dimensional Analytic Algebraic Functions II
    • 2.2. Practice_2
    • 2.3. Homework_2
    • 2.4. Extended Homework_2
  • Lecture_3
    • 3.1. Fundamentals of Plotting 2_Dimensional Analytic Trigonometric Functions
    • 3.2. Practice_3
    • 3.3. Homework_3
    • 3.4. Extended Homework_3
  • Lecture_4
    • 4.1. Fundamentals of Plotting 2_Dimensional Analytic Parametric Functions
    • 4.2. Parametric Conic Cross-Sections
    • 4.3. Famous Parametric 2_Dimensional Curves
    • 4.4. Displaying More than One Parametric Function
    • 4.5. Off Centered Conical Cross Sections
    • 4.6. Rotated Conical Cross Sections
    • 4.7. Practice_4
    • 4.8. Homework_4
  • Lecture_5
    • 5.1. Fundamentals of Plotting 2_Dimensional Analytic Implicit Functions
    • 5.2. Fundamentals of Plotting 2_Dimensional Analytic Polar Functions
    • 5.3. Polar Conic Cross Sections
    • 5.4. Famous Polar 2_Dimensional Curves
    • 5.5. Displaying More than One Polar Functions
    • 5.6. Practice_5
    • 5.7. Homework_5
    • 5.8. Extended Homework_5
  • Lecture_6
    • 6.1. Graphic Primitives
    • 6.2. Combining More than One Graphic Primitives
    • 6.3. Arrows
    • 6.4. Practice_6
    • 6.5. Homework_6
    • 6.6. Extended Homework_6
    • 6.7. Exam_1
    • 6.8. Extended Exam_1
  • Lecture_7
    • 7.1. Logarithmic Scale and Log Plots—Introduction
    • 7.2. Logarithmic Scale
    • 7.3. Contour Plot
    • 7.4. Density Plot
    • 7.5. Practice_7
    • 7.6. Homework_7
    • 7.7. Extended Homework_7
  • Lecture_8
    • 8.1. Data Entry and Analysis
    • 8.2. Error Bars
    • 8.3. Practice_8
    • 8.4. Homework_8
    • 8.5. Extended Homework_8
  • Lecture_9
    • 9.1. BarChart
    • 9.2. PieChart
    • 9.3. Stacked_BarChart
    • 9.4. Histogram
    • 9.5. ListContourPlot and ListDensityPlot
    • 9.6. ClassPractice_9
    • 9.7. Homework_9
  • Lecture_10
    • 10.1. Data Fitting
    • 10.2. Practice_10
    • 10.3. Homework_10
    • 10.4. Extended_Homework…
  • Lecture_11
    • 11.1. 3_Dimensional Curves
    • 11.2. Parametric 3_D Surfaces I
    • 11.3. Practice_11
    • 11.4. Homework_11
    • 11.5. Extended Homework_11
  • Lecture_12
    • 12.1. 3_Dimensional Surfaces II
    • 12.2. 3_Dimensional Shapes
    • 12.3. Practice_12
    • 12.4. Homework_12
    • 12.5. Extended Homework
    • 12.6. Exam_2
Readership: The target audience is the beginner technically oriented college students. The students majoring in science in general and in physics, chemistry, biology and engineering in particular as well as advanced high school students and teachers, may benefit too. The book may be used as a text and a guideline.
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