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 Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLAB® 3rd Edition

Author: Dr. Ramin Esfandiari

About the Author

Dr. Esfandiari is a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at California State University, Long Beach, where he has served as a faculty member since 1989.

He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and M.A. and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics(Optimal Control), all from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

He has authored numerous peer-reviewed research papers in high quality engineering and scientific journals, including Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Optimal Control Applications and Methods, and ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics.

Dr. Esfandiari is the author of

  • Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLAB®, 3rd edition, Atlantis, 2022
  • Applied Mathematics for Engineers, 6th edition, Atlantis, 2021
  • Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems (with Dr. Bei Lu), 3rd edition, CRC Press, 2018
  • Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering, Chapter 1, Springer-Verlag, 2009
  • Matrix Analysis and Numerical Methods for Engineers, Atlantis, 2007
  • MATLAB® Manual for Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Atlantis, 2007
  • Dynamic Systems: Modeling and Analysis (with Dr. Hung Vu), McGraw-Hill, 1997

Professor Esfandiari is the recipient of several teaching and research awards, including

  • Two Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Awards (1989, 1990),
  • TRW Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship Award (1994),
  • The Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award (2000),
  • Orange County Engineering Council (OCEC) Outstanding Engineering Educator Award (2017),
  • CSULB President’s Award for Outstanding Faculty Achievement (2018), and
  • The prestigious CSULB Outstanding Professor Award (2019).

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