Mathcad 13 User's Guide

Mathcad 13 User's Guide - Users Guide Mathsoft Engineering...

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User’s Guide Mathsoft Engineering & Education, Inc. US and Canada 101 Main Street Cambridge, MA 02142 Phone: 617-444-8000 FAX: 617-444-8001 http://www.mathsoft.com/ All other countries Knightway House Park Street Bagshot, Surrey GU19 5AQ United Kingdom Phone: +44 (0) 1276 450850 FAX: +44 (0)1276 475552
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Mathsoft Engineering & Education, Inc. owns both the Mathcad software program and its documentation. Both the program and documentation are copyrighted with all rights reserved by Mathsoft. No part of this publication may be produced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form without the written permission of Mathsoft Engineering & Education, Inc. © 1986-2005 Mathsoft Engineering & Education, Inc. All rights reserved. Mathsoft and Mathcad are registered trademarks and Calculation Management Suite and Designate are trademarks of Mathsoft Engineering & Education, Inc. U.S. Patents 5,469,538; 5,526,475; 5,771,392; 5,844,555; and 6,275,866. MKM (Mathsoft Kernel Maple) © 1994 Waterloo Maple Software. Microsoft Internet Explorer © 1995-2005 Microsoft Corporation. Web Help © 2004 by eHelp Corporation, a subsidiary of Macromedia, Inc. Portions of the Mathcad Solver © 1990-2002 by Frontline Systems, Inc. Microsoft, Windows, Windows NT, JScript and the Internet Explorer logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Mathsoft Engineering & Education, Inc. 101 Main Street Cambridge, MA 02142 USA Printed in the United States of America. September, 2005
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iii Contents 1: Welcome to Mathcad 1 What Is Mathcad? 1 Highlights of the Mathcad 13 Release 2 System Requirements 4 Installation 4 Technical Support 6 2: Getting Started with Mathcad 7 The Mathcad Workspace 7 Regions 9 A Simple Calculation 9 Definitions and Variables 10 Graphs 12 Saving, Printing, and Exiting 13 3: Online Resources 15 Mathcad Resources 15 User Forums 19 Other Resources 21 4: Working with Math 23 Inserting Math 23 Building Expressions 25 Editing Expressions 29 Math Styles 33 5: Range Variables and Arrays 37 Creating Arrays 37 Iterative Calculations 38 Accessing Array Elements 41 Displaying Arrays 43 Working with Arrays 45 6: Working with Text 49 Inserting Text 49 Text and Paragraph Properties 51 Text Styles 53 Equations in Text 55 Text Tools 56 7: Worksheet Management 59 Worksheets and Templates 59 Rearranging Your Worksheet 61 Layout 65 Safeguarding an Area of the Worksheet 67 Worksheet References 69 Hyperlinks 70 Distributing Your Worksheets 72
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iv 8: Calculating in Mathcad 77 Defining and Evaluating Variables 77 Defining and Evaluating Functions 86 Units and Dimensions 88 Working with Results 91 Controlling Calculation 96 Error Messages 97 9: Solving 99 Solving and Optimization Functions 99 10: Inserting Graphics and Other Objects 105 Overview 105 Inserting Pictures 105 Inserting Objects 108 Inserting Objects Computationally Linked to Your Worksheet 110 11: 2D Plots 113 Overview of 2D Plotting 113 Graphing Functions and Expressions 115 Plotting Vectors of Data 118 Formatting a 2D Plot 121 Modifying a 2D Plot’s Perspective 123 Animations 125 12: 3D Plots 127 Overview of 3D Plotting 127 Creating 3D Plots of Functions
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