EGR150 lecture 1 - 1 Syllabus schedule 2 Know your instructor 3 Learning 4 A little history(hardware 5 EXCEL 6 MATLAB 7 Typical class 8 Login ME

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Unformatted text preview: 1. Syllabus / schedule 2. Know your instructor 3. Learning 4. A little history (hardware) 5. EXCEL 6. MATLAB 7. Typical class 8. Login ME 102 Engineering Graphics all 2006- Fall 2006 http://www.ohsu.edu/healthyaging/caregiving/images/food_pyramid.gif http://personal.monm.edu/CJENSEN/New-Food-Pyramid-Large.jpg Other handy hints for success in this class •Come to class •Different type of material (logic not math) •Get help •Help is available •Don’t get behind •Read the chapter (before or after?) et help •Get help •Don’t get behind The first use of the word "computer" was recorded in 1613, referring to a person who carried out calculations, or computations, nd the word continued to be used in that and the word continued to be used in that sense until the middle of the 20th century. rom the end of the 19th century onwards From the end of the 19th century onwards though, the word began to take on its more familiar meaning, describing a machine that carries out computations. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer#History_of_computing Important computer during World War II Colossus used to read encrypted German messages (1943) (Enigma machine) First programmable, digital, electronic, computing devices http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colossus_computer Important computer during World War II That was still used during the Korean and Vietnam wars Norden bombsight – had a mechanical analog computer to calculate the trajectory of the bomb http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norden_bombsight ` Spreadsheet program tuitive GUI (graphical user interface) for ` Intuitive GUI (graphical user interface) for display of data ata is arranged in a rectangular array (table) ` Data is arranged in a rectangular array (table) of cells ` Capable of significant calculations and plotting and has add-ins for many applications (statistics, optimization…) ` Was part of the desktop computing revolution...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2010 for the course EGR matlab taught by Professor Ross during the Spring '10 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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EGR150 lecture 1 - 1 Syllabus schedule 2 Know your instructor 3 Learning 4 A little history(hardware 5 EXCEL 6 MATLAB 7 Typical class 8 Login ME

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