For many, MATLAB tutorials will be the way that they learn how to program. MATLAB, a tool used by many for rapid protyping, visualization, and education, is a robust and powerful tool. In short, I want my students to have these skills as they head into the work force.
At LaGrange College, where I’m an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics, I was privileged to teach a course on MATLAB. Today was the last day. I’ll start posting hyperlinks to the presentations and any useful .m-files or .mat-files. Hopefully they’ll all help!
The First of Many MATLAB Tutorials
The first presentation is posted at:
MATLAB Lecture 1. The following topics are discussed in this lecture:
- The Origins and Purpose of MATLAB
- The Pros and Cons of MATLAB
- Basic discussion of the main desktop (brief) and more detailed discussion of the help and documentation
- Variable typing and precision (both are basic)
- Three in-class groupwork exercises
As more of this content gets posted, I hope an internet community finds these useful.
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