Foundations of Excel for Engineers and Scientists : 9781442547797

Foundations of Excel for Engineers and Scientists

 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9781442547797
ISBN 10
 
1442547790
Published
 
30/09/2011
Published by
 
Pearson New Zealand
Pages
 
144
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$30.99
 
 
Title type
 
$20.49
 
 
Description

Excel is an everyday computational tool for most engineers and scientists. Foundations of Excel for Engineers and Scientists is specifically written to respond to gaps in understanding of this important spreadsheet tool among undergraduates and provide them with a concise, informative and cost effective resource that will assist them with their study and careers.

Foundations of Excel

  • introduces the core aspects of Microsoft Excel
  • addresses the range of skills required by undergraduate students using this technology across various disciplines including science, engineering and technology
  • covers additional key topics such as documentation and verification, which are ignored by other textbooks
  • refers to Excel 2010 but has application to earlier Excel versions as well

Supplements

Additional online guides to using keyboard shortcuts and translating commands between different Excel versions are available to users of the text. See Student Downloads tab.

Table of contents

PREFACE
NOMENCLATURE AND CONVENTIONS 

  1.  INTRODUCTION
  2. GETTING STARTED
  3. PERFORMING CALCULATIONS USING EXCEL SPREADSHEETS
  4. FUNCTIONS
  5. CHARTS
  6. GOAL SEEK AND SOLVER
  7. PRINTING AND COPYING FROM EXCEL SPREADSHEETS INTO WORD DOCUMENTS
  8. DEALING WITH DATA IN TABLES
  9. LAYOUT, VERIFICATION AND DOCUMENTATION

REFERENCES/BIBLIOGRAPHY
APPENDIX : GREEK CHARACTERS
INDEX

Author biography
Pat Jordan holds a BE (Hons) and PhD from the University of Canterbury. He recently retired after lecturing in the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Canterbury, for 39 years. His teaching has included: heat transfer, process modelling, computational fluid dynamics, optimisation and computation methods. He has particularly enjoyed teaching his students how to apply the power of Excel in solving heat transfer and optimisation problems. In 2006/07, a sabbatical year at Sheffield University gave him the opportunity to write the fore-runner to this book, capturing the aspects of Excel that he has found useful himself and to his students in problem-solving and analysing research results. In retirement, he plans to spend more time indulging his passion for wood-turning.
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