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4/7/2010 1 Course Summary Matlab A general ability to effectively use Matlab as a tool Array manipulation (creation, selection of elements…) Loops and If’s Plotting Functions (anonymous, m file, subfunctions) Dot operators Linspace, colon operator Etc. Root Finding An ability to convert problems to root finding form An ability to solve such problems using function fzero An understanding of and an ability to hand execute Bisection Search Newton’s Method Secant Search Optimization An ability to solve minimization/maximization problems using function fminbnd An understanding of the Golden Section algorithm and an ability to hand execute it
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4/7/2010 2 Systems of Linear Equations An ability to solve systems of linear equations using Matlab left division LU decomposition (function lu ) An understanding of and an ability to perform by hand Gaussian elimination (with pivoting), back substitution Gauss Jordan elimination An general understanding of the cost of Gaussian elimination (
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