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Weather balloons are used to gather temperature and pressure data at various altitudes in the atmosphere. The balloon rises because the density of the helium in the balloon is less than the density of the surrounding air

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Engineering 3 Summer Session B Syllabus
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READ THIS BEFORE BEGINNING EACH PROGRAMMING PROJECT The university labels each of the following activities as academic misconduct:
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One of the most appreciated features of Matlab is that it is very easy to make and
edit plots in Matlab. The simple command plotgenerates a basic 2 dimensional
cartesian axis and a plot corresponding to the arguments of plot.The follo

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One of the most appreciated features of Matlab is that it is very easy to make and
edit plots in Matlab. The simple command plotgenerates a basic 2 dimensional
cartesian axis and a plot corresponding to the arguments of plot.The follo

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by Je Moehlis, 10/9/09, for Engineering 3, UCSB
Misunderstanding of probability may be the greatest of all impediments to
scientic literacy.
- Stephen Jay Gould
Suppose you ip a coin. Assuming it is a fair coin, you expect that
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by Je Moehlis, 3/27/10, for Engineering 3, UCSB
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Matlab Basics
When you run Matlab, the environment shown in Figure 1 will open up. This
consists of the following:
The Command Window, where commands are typed in to be exe

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In a piece of code such as an M-le, or any other piece of computer code for
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at all or from ru

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Fall 2016
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Due Wednesday, Nov 2 11:55PM
Please remember to include comments in your programs.
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Homework 6
Due Friday, Nov 11 11:55PM
Please remember to include comments in your programs.
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Fall 2016
Homework 8
Due Friday, December 2, 11:55PM
1. (10 points) Download the programs spring_main.m and spring.m. The first calls the
latter through ode23 to solve the ordinary differential equation
m
dx
d2 x
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Engr 3: Intro to Programming
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Homework 7
Due Friday, Nov 11, 11:55PM
Please remember to include comments in your programs.
Consider the following variation of the final round of the classic TV game show Lets
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Homework 3
Due Friday, Oct 14, 11:55PM
Please remember to include comments in your programs.
1. (5 pts) Write a Matlab program called iterate.m which plots the curves y = x and
y = cos(x) on the same plot for x value

A Quick Introduction to Matlab
by Jeff Moehlis, last modified 9/25/13, for Engineering 3, UCSB
1
Matlab Basics
When you run Matlab, the environment shown in Figure 1 will open up. This
consists of the following:
The Command Window, where commands are ty

Ordinary Differential Equations
by Jeff Moehlis, last modified 12/1/14, for Engineering 3, UCSB
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Definitions
Differential equations are relations between unknown functions and their
derivatives. An example of an ordinary differential equation for an unk