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ENGR 13200 Ideas to Innovations Part II
Fall 2010
HOMEWORK #2
Due: Class 2b
To be submitted in Class 2B:
Individually:
1. A hardcopy printout of your Microsoft Word file from problem 1.
2. A hardcopy printout of your answers to problem 2.
3. Electronic access to the answers to 2 (save Word file on your H: drive)
4. Hand written answers to problem 3.
5. Hardcopy printout of your
hmwk2_mvector_yourlogin.m
file from problem 4.
0.
Reading Assignment
Blackboard:
Documentation, Programming, and Course Standards
MATLAB Textbook:
Chapter 1: pp. 18
Chapter 2: pp. 941, 4449
Chapter 3: pp. 5766, 63  Table 3.1; 70  Table 3.4, 104105; 105 Table 3.16
Chapter 4: pp. 114 122; 128  Table 4.3; 129130
Chapter 5: pp. 140156, 143Table 5.1, 147  Table 5.2
Mathworks Tutorials (Optional but Recommended):
Much (but not all) of the content
in the above reading is represented visually in the following Interactive MATLAB
Tutorial materials available through the MathWorks website,
www.mathworks.com/purduefirstyear/matlabtutorial
. The recommended segments for
this week are:
MATLAB OnRamp:
h
Navigating the MATLAB Desktop
h
MATLAB Fundamentals
o
MATLAB as a Calculator
o
Creating Variables
o
Accessing Data in MATLAB (Note: We do not use the Variable Editor in this
course)
o
Creating Vectors
o
Creating Matrices
o
Array Operations (Note: You may wish to also view Matrix Operations, but
you are not expected to understand Matrix mathematics if you have not seen
this in your math classes yet.)
o
Visualizing of Mathematical Functions (Note: We will not generate plots from
the Workspace only the Command Window or an mfile. But this segment
sets up the problem that is continued in the following segments.)
o
Calling a MATLAB Function
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Fall 2010
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Using plot to Visualize Computer Data
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MATLAB in Practice
This is to be completed individually.
This problem is added to your homework grade.
Is MATLAB
really
used by engineers? How?
Visit the website
www.mathworks.com/company/user_stories/index.html
and locate
two
User Stories that interest you.
In a Microsoft Word document:
1.
Write in your own words
•
a brief summary (300 – 400 words) of the applications of MATLAB described in
the two User Stories you selected, and
•
why these two stories interested you in terms of your interests in engineering.
2.
List, in APA format, the citation for the two User Stories you selected. The APA
format for Websites is:
Title
. (date or n.d.). Retrieved Month day#, year# from Publisher Web site:
http://www.url
Deliverable: Hardcopy printout of your Microsoft Word document.
2.
ModelEliciting Activity (MEA) 1  Travel Mode Choice
This is to be completed individually.
This problem is part of your MEA 1 grade.
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