Apply the most commonly available tool to improve your engineering skillsUsing an informal, conversational writing style, S.C. Bloch leads you from spreadsheet basics through robust applications of EXCEL for engineering and science-including using EXCEL in the lab!You will learn innovative techniques for setting up spreadsheets, solving problems, analyzing data over ranges of values, and presenting results that will help you in your courses and professional career. Plus, a CD-included FREE with this book-contains sample workbooks, bonus chapters, links to online EXCEL resources, and text updates via the book's Web site.HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SECOND EDITION Demonstrates how to use EXCEL to import, export, acquire, and analyze experimental data in the lab and over the internet. Covers new functions and operations in EXCEL 2002 (Microsoft Office XP). Contains more than 80 example workbooks on the included CD. Explore, modify, and edit these workbooks to gain a hands-on learning experience. Includes numerous screen shots in every chapter to visually reinforce the discussion. Offers useful pointers for constructing effective spreadsheets. Include Tips and FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) for EXCEL features and applications. Provides an extensive discussion and step-by-step examples of the Analysis ToolPak, one of the best-kept secrets in EXCEL. Free access to the Web site, containing updates for the text and CD, and new workbooks. www.wiley.com/college/bloch Provides three bonus chapters on the CD: Complex Math in EXCEL, Fast Fourier Transform Tutorial for EXCEL, and FFT Applications Using EXCELBloch, Sylvan C. is the author of 'Excel for Engineers and Scientists', published 2003 under ISBN 9780471256861 and ISBN 0471256862.