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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