#### Description

Fundamentals of Matlab, including how to run the software, basic commands, variables, solving equations, simple (pre-) calculus operations, matrices and vectors, functions, basic programming and M-files. Workload includes six assignments, one for each 3-4 days. Expected workload is 2-3 hourse per day of independent study.

#### Prerequisites

MATH 141

**Topics**

**Introduction**

What is MATLAB?

Starting MATLAB

What are all these windows?

Getting started

**Basic Commands**

Using MATLAB like a calculator

Other basic commands: precision for display, keeping a diary, self-test

**Variables**

Ordinary variables

Applying symbolic variables

**Solving Equations**

Symbolic solutions

Numerical solutions

**Script** M-files

**Simple Calculus and Pre-calculus Operations**

Plotting curves

Symbolic differentiation

Numerical integration

Solving differential equations

**Matrices and Vectors**

Basics of matrices and vectors

More with vectors and matrices

**Functions**

Function basics

More with functions

**Programming with MATLAB**

Basic programming structures

Function M-files

**Publishing M-Files**

**Limitations of MATLAB **

**MuPAD**

Introduction to MuPAD

Intermediate MuPAD