Engineering design methods : strategies for product design / Nigel Cross. - Fourth edition. - xii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-214) and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1. Interpolation -- 2. Numerical differentiation -- finite differences -- 3. Numerical integration -- 4. Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations -- 5. Numerical solution of partial differential equations -- 6. Discrete transform methods; Appendix. A review of linear algebra.

Since the original publication of this book, available computer power has increased greatly. Today, scientific computing is playing an ever more prominent role as a tool in scientific discovery and engineering analysis. In this second edition, the key addition is an introduction to the finite element method.

9780470519264

2008002727

Engineering design.

Product design.

TA174 / .C76 2008

620.0042 CR.E 2008