EGR_102_Lab_03A_MATLAB_Intro

EGR_102_Lab_03A_MATLAB_Intro - MATLAB Intro EGR 102 - Lab...

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MATLAB ® Intro EGR 102 - Lab 03A 1
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MATLAB ® Technical computing language Integrates computation, programming, and visualization Uses a mathematical notation Typical uses: Math and computation Data acquisition, analysis, processing Scientific and engineering graphics, visualization Modeling and simulation Algorithm and application development MATrix LABoratory – Matrix is basic data element EGR 102 - Lab 03A 2
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MATLAB ® History Invented in the late 1970s by Cleve Moler, then Chair of Comp Science at Univ of New Mexico Designed to give student access to matrix programs without having to learn Fortran Joined with Jack Little and Steve Bangert to write MATLAB in C, founded The MathWorks in 1984 Originally adopted by controls engineers, has spread to many other disciplines EGR 102 - Lab 03A 3
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MATLAB ® Windows Command Window: “Scratch pad” Location to run / execute commands Displays results, messages, errors Command Prompt:
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course EGR 100 taught by Professor Hinds during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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