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3 Mathcad videos to introduce you to Mathcad Prime 2.0

Posted by Emma Rudeck on 13-Dec-2012 12:41:00

Starting to research all of the capabilities of Mathcad Prime 2.0? In addition to enhancements made to existing Mathcad tools, there is also the addition of completely new Mathcad Prime 2.0 features. Whether you are new to Mathcad or deciding whether now is the right time to be making an upgrade, have a watch of these useful Mathcad videos. They’ve got plenty of information, telling you what you need to know about Mathcad Prime 2.0 

# 1 Introduction to Mathcad video (for Mathcad Prime 2.0) 

A very useful Mathcad video, giving a clear overview of all the new features and functions found in Mathcad Prime 2.0, while also showing why this version offers the best combination of power and ease of use. The video highlights:

  • The simpler and more straightforward integration with Microsoft Excel, including embedded spreadsheets
  • The potential of symbolic calculations, which allows engineers to introduce specific numerical results as needed
  • The 3D plots function that provides users with the right mechanism to visual complex data sets
  • Collapsible areas that provide an effective way to manage and organise data, meaning only the relevant information needs to be displayed at any one time
  • Users can also now access 64-bit architectures, so they can solve bigger problems and process larger data sets


# 2 3D Plots in Mathcad Prime 2.0 

This Mathcad video is a deeper dive into the 3D plots feature. First, it gives a run through of the reasons behind introducing 3D plots- to support surface plots, curve plots, or scatter plots. It then goes on to show how each of these different types of 3D plots works in practice, with plenty of examples of how you can customise the 3D plot to meet your particular need. The video also shows you how you can combine plots of data with functions at the same time.

# 3 Excel Component in Mathcad Prime 2.0

Here is a more detailed look at the Mathcad Prime 2.0 Excel Component. Originally a feature included in Mathcad Prime 1.0, it has been further improved as part of the Mathcad Prime 2.0 release. But, with the new Excel component, it allows you to integrate an Excel spreadsheet into Mathcad. It means that the formatting in Mathcad renders as it would appear in Excel. 

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