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Unformatted text preview: MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 18.085 Computational Science and Engineering I Fall 2008 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms . MATLAB Tutorial Yoii ncctl n srrlall niimbcr of l~asic corrlmnrltls to st,art using II.ITL.IB. This short t,ut,orial dcscribcs those fimdnrncntal commands. Yo11 nccd t,o create vectors and mat,riccs. t,o claarage t,llcm, and t,o opemte ~vit,ll thcrn. Those arc all short high-lcvcl cornmnntls, bccn~lsc hI.ITL.4B constantly ~vorks nrit,h rnat,riccs. I bclicvc t,llat yon ~vill like t,llc pon7cr that this soft,\~~arc gives, t,o (lo linear algebra by a scrics of short inst,rnct,ions: creixte E creixte u, claarage E n),'i~,ltiplyE'II E = cyc(3) ,(I, = E (:. 1) E(3.1) = 5 v = E * u , The ~vord cyc st,ands for the idcntit,y mnt,rix. The s~lhrnatrix u, = E(:, 1)picks oiit colnrnn 1. The irlstr~lct,ion E(3, 1) = 5 rcscts t,llc (3, 1)entry to 5. Tllc corrlmnrltl E * ,ir rrliiltiplics the mnt,riccs E and 11,. .I11 t,hcsc corrlmnrltls arc rcpcnt,ctl in our list bclo~v. Hcrc is an cxnrnplc of inverting n rrlat,rix and solving a linear syst,cm: The rnatrix of all ones urns ntltlcd t,o cyc(3). and h is its t,llirtl colnrnn. Then inv(.4) prodiiccs t,llc invcrsc mnt,rix (normally in dccirnals; for fractions iisc fornrixt rat). Tllc syst,crn .4:1; = 11 is solrctl by rc; = inv(A) * h; ~vhich is t,hc slow \~~ay. Tllc bnckslash comrnand rc; = A\b uses Gaiissian clirnination if .4 is sqiiarc and rlcvcr cornpiit,cs the invcrsc rnat,rix. 1l:hcn the right side 11 cqiials the t,llirtl colnrnn of ,4; t,llc sol~lt,ion :I; rrlllst bc [0 11'. (Tlre tro,nspose symbol I nri~kes :I; 11 col?rrran 'i,ector.) Then A * :I; picks out t,hc third colnrnn of .4; and nrc have A?; = 11. Hcrc arc a fcxv comrncnt,~. The corrlmcrlt syrnl~ol is %': %' Tllc syrnl)ols rr and .4 arc iii,fererat: hI.ITL.4B is case-scnsit,ivc %' Type lrelp .slo,,sh for n dcscript,ion of ho\v t,o nsc the bnckslash syrnl)ol. Tllc word lrelp can i)c follo~vcd by a hI.ITLAIB syrnhol or cornrnand narnc or hl-file name. %' To tlisplay all 16 digit,s type fofol.rno,t lorag. Tllc norrnal fofol.rno,t slrort gives 4 digits aft,cr the dccirnal. %' .I scrrlicolon aft,cr a cornrnantl avoids tlisplay of t,llc rcs~llt,. .4 = oncs(3); ~vill not tlisplay t,hc 3 x 3 itlcnt,it,y matrix. %' Use t,hc up-arron7 cursor t,o rct,nrn t,o prcvio~~s cornmantls. How to input a row or column vector 11, = [2 4 51 has one row nrit,h t,llrcc corrlponcnts (a 1 x 3 rnat,rix) v = [2; 4; 51 has t,llrcc rows scparat,cd by scrrlicolons (a 3 x 1rnat,rix) How to input a matrix (a row at a time) A = [l 2 3; 4 5 61 has t,wo rows (al~vays a scrrlicolorl i)ctn~ccn ro~vs) A = [ 1 % 3 also produces the rrlat,rix A i~iit is harder to t,ypc...
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