Lecture3

Lecture3 - Engineering Analysis Fall 2009 Dan C. Marinescu...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Engineering Analysis – Fall 2009 Dan C. Marinescu Office: HEC 439 B Office hours: Tu-Th 11:00-12:00
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Lecture 2 2 Lecture 3 Last time - Analytical and Numerical Methods for Model Solving Today: - Overview of Matlab - Laplace Transform - Solving differential equations using the Laplace Transform - Example Next Time - Arrays in Matlab - Graphics - Number representation and roundoff errors
Background image of page 2
Lecture 2 3 Matlab The workspace The environment (address space) where all variables reside. After carrying out a calculation, MATLAB assigns the result to the built-in variable called ans; A “%” character marks the beginning of a comment line. Three windows: Command window – used to enter commands and data Edit window - used to create and edit M-files (programs) such as the factor. For example, we can use the editor to create factor.m Graphics window(s) - used to display plots and graphics
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Lecture 2 4 Command window Used to enter commands and data. The prompt is “>>” ; Allows the use of Matlab as a calculator when commands are typed in line by line, e.g., >> a = 77 -1 ans = 61 >> b = a * 10 ans =610
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 14

Lecture3 - Engineering Analysis Fall 2009 Dan C. Marinescu...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online