#1 MATLAB basics
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#1 MATLAB basics

The ultimate introduction to Matlab for (absolute) beginners!
4.6 (19 ratings)
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Last updated 4/2017
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Programming in Matlab
  • Perform vector/matrix operations
  • Solve mathematical problems in Matlab
  • Perform simple statistical analysis
  • Create data plots
  • Write first Matlab codes
Course content
Expand all 32 lectures 01:14:31
+ Help and clear functions
2 lectures 03:32
Clear functions
01:35
Help function
01:57
+ Trigonometric, exponential functions and rounding
2 lectures 04:51
Trigonometric functions
01:54
Exponential function and rounding
02:57
+ Vectors and matrices
11 lectures 24:47
Creating a vector
04:46
Indexing of vectors
01:23
Arithmetic operations with vectors
02:44
Creating a matrix
04:01
Mathematical operations with matrices
01:37
How to determine the size of a vector or a matrix
01:51
Identity matrix
01:08
Random matrix
00:49
Other useful matrices
02:08
Indexing of matrices
02:06

In this video you are going to learn how to compute the rank, trace, eigenvalues, determinant and an inverse of a matrix.

Linear algebra calculations with matrices
02:14
+ Editor and m-files
4 lectures 07:56
Editor window
02:07
M-file
01:50
Names of m-files
01:07
Adding comments
02:52
+ Plotting in 2D with Matlab
4 lectures 10:42
Plotting a cos(x) function
03:32
Labeling the plot
02:06
Plotting 2 functions on the same figure
02:21
How to save the plots
02:43
+ Importing data from an ASCII or Excel-file
2 lectures 03:28
Data import from an ASCII file
02:00
Data import from an Excel file
01:28
+ Basics of statistical analysis with Matlab
2 lectures 04:29
Statistical computation
02:15
Plotting a boxplot and a histogram
02:14
Requirements
  • You need to install Matlab on your computer to follow the course by reproducing the codes we are discussing during the course and by solving the exercises. Most universities offer a free software version of Matlab, please ask your university if such a license is available. You could also get a trial version of Matlab at the official Matlab website.
  • Basic knowledge in Mathematics
  • The will to learn Matlab
Description

This course is designed to help you get started working with Matlab. Following topics are going to be covered:

  • User interface of Matlab: what are the different windows for?
  • How to perform arithmetic and relational operations
  • How to use the command “help”
  • Assigning numerical values to variables
  • Creating and manipulating vectors/ arrays
  • Creating and manipulating matrices
  • Plotting 2D graphs to visualize your data
  • How to import data from a text- or Excel-file
  • Performing basic statistical analysis of your data


Who this course is for:
  • Students
  • Engineers
  • Researches
  • Scientists
  • Enterpreneurs
  • Everyone, who is interested in learning Matlab
  • For (absolute) beginners in Matlab