Spreadsheet Tools for Engineers

Spreadsheet Tools for Engineers

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Spreadsheet Tools for Engineers: Excel 97 Version explains how to use the latest version of Microsoft's popular spreadsheet package Excel to solve simple problems that commonly arise in engineering analysis. It is intended as a supplementary textbook for use in introductory engineering courses, although it will also be of interest to more advanced students and to practicing engineers. This new edition has been rewritten for Excel 97 (the version of Excel included in Microsoft's Office 97 suite). It includes separate chapters on Excel fundamentals, graphing data, analyzing data using simple statistics, fitting equations to data, interpolating between data points, solving single algebraic equations, solving simultaneous algebraic equations, evaluating integrals, comparing alternatives using engineering economic analysis, finding optimum solutions, and sorting and retrieving data. The book contains many detailed examples supplemented by a large number of problems for student solution. Answers are provided for most problems. Book jacket.The value obtained using the PV function is negative, to indicate a cash outflow. ( When using Excel financial functions, the signs of the cash flow components are consistent with the sign convention in cash flow diagrams, as in Fig. 10.1 1.)anbsp;...

Title:Spreadsheet Tools for Engineers
Author:Byron S. Gottfried
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Companies - 1998


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