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Engineering with Excel [Paperback]

Ronald W. Larsen

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May 18 2008 0136017754 978-0136017752 3
Based on Excel 2007, Engineering with Excel, 3e  takes a comprehensive look at using Excel in engineering.  This book focuses on applications and is intended to serve as both a textbook and a reference for students.

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5.0 out of 5 stars More Excel Stuff . . . Yea! June 26 2011
By Anna Barendt - Published on Amazon.com
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This is one of the VBA books that were recommended to me by my Computer Science professor. I will be starting an internship in the fall and need to know VBA and VBS to write some of the code. This is a great book . . . not that I am all that good with engineering formulas, but some of the tips and tricks it gives for writing code and creating macros is very helpful. My daughter, an Environmental Engineering student, is also looking through the book and picking up tips on how to set up her spreadsheets more efficiently and how to create unique math macros. Very good book.
4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty insightful. July 20 2013
By azn4life173 - Published on Amazon.com
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Needed this book for my intro to engineering and it was rather useful but this book has some typos in some of its exercises but besides that, decent book to use.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Engineer Jan. 18 2011
By CajunGuy - Published on Amazon.com
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Good text book and desk reference for engineers. Used the previous edition and look forward to using this one this semester.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Average textbook Dec 5 2008
By Jennifer R. Creamer - Published on Amazon.com
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I used this for a beginning mechanical engineering class. It is written by a professor at my school. The book was adequate, although my school had the brilliance to upgrade all the computers to Excel 2007 and not get a different book. It is not very useful with 2007, but was fine with Open Office Calc for everything but curve fits and was great with Excel 2000-2003. It's generally a pretty good way to learn how to use excel better if you're familiar with the basics. (Although it leaves out a few things-it never covers 3-D plots, which Excel is capable of)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Used only for matlab experience not used with excel July 30 2010
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In our class we used it only for Matlab, I am not using any part of the Excel so I can not comment about that, but if you are wanting to learn Matlab quickly, and bluntly about how to program using matrix plots then I would recommend this book. It only goes into image processing at the end but it also has loops (if, while, and for). The homework at the end is pretty straight forward for each chapter making you think a little but nothing like Electromagnetics.

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