Interactive Beginners Guide to MATLAB
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Interactive Beginners Guide to MATLAB

A Step-by-Step Beginners Guide to the Most Powerful Programming Language for Engineers, Developers, & Scientists
4.2 (81 ratings)
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3,792 students enrolled
Created by Joe Papa
Last updated 7/2017
English [Auto]
Current price: $116.99 Original price: $194.99 Discount: 40% off
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This course includes
  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Master the core MATLAB Programming skills I've used over the past 20 years to make over $1.8M
  • Use MATLAB to learn advanced technical topics
  • Position yourself as a Local Expert at work, school, or among friends
  • Execute MATLAB Commands and Scripts with ease
  • Create your own Functions and MATLAB programs with confidence
  • Impress others by Creating & Analyzing Data and professionally Plotting results
  • Impress others by instantly analyzing data and creating professional graphs
Course content
Expand all 49 lectures 05:49:59
+ MATLAB Setup
4 lectures 18:45
How to Get Your 30-Day Free Trial
How to Get MATLAB for 93% Off
Download, Install, & Activate MATLAB
+ MATLAB Environment
1 lecture 03:36

Current Folder, Command Window, & Workspace Windows

Navigating the Desktop
+ Commands
5 lectures 28:55

Creating scalar variables, performing math operations, built-in constants (e.g. pi) and using semicolon to suppress display output

Creating Variables
whos, clear, clc, ver, exit, quit
Basic Commands

power, sqrt, nextpow2, sin, cos, rand

Basic Functions
Exercise 2-2: Commands
+ Help
2 lectures 06:40
Learning More with help & doc
FInding Examples with demos
+ Arrays & Matrices
5 lectures 33:26
Creating Vectors & Matrices
Scalars, Vectors, Matrices, & Arrays
Concatenating Arrays
Exercise 4-1: Creating Matrices & Arrays
+ Array Indexing
3 lectures 17:41
Accessing Arrays with Indexing
Changing Elements within Arrays
Exercise 5-1: Array Indexing
+ Array Operations
7 lectures 55:17
The Most Important Concept in this Course
Array vs. Matrix Operations
Sizing Operations
Sorting Operations
Statistical Operations
Relational & Logical Operations
Exercise 6-1: Array Operations
+ Plotting
6 lectures 48:56
2-D Plots
Plotting Multiple Data Sets
Annotating Plots
Plots Tab
Exercise 7-1: Plotting
Bonus: 3-D Plots
+ Scripts
4 lectures 29:50
Edit & Run Scripts
Using load & save (.mat files)
Requesting User Input
Exercise 8-1: Scripts
  • MATLAB R2007 or later to complete exercises (Free Trial Available)
  • No toolboxes are needed for this course

 Develop Valuable MATLAB Skills!

In this course, you will master the core MATLAB Programming skills through instruction and interactive exercises. I've boiled down the vast amount of information available to deliver exactly what you need to learn to get started in MATLAB. The topics were hand selected personally based on 20 years of practical MATLAB experience during my engineering career. The courses focuses on the top skills that enabled me to make over $1.8M and can help you become a "Local Expert" in just a few hours. Imagine having the ability to execute MATLAB commands with ease or create you own functions at will when you're called to solve a problem. What if you could magically impress your boss with professional graphs or analyze data like a champ? Become that person that your peers call upon when they need help and develop your MATLAB skills to create amazing tools, software, or whatever your heart desires.

Become a Local MATLAB Expert in a Few Hours

Now is your time to master the basics of MATLAB! Enroll in this course and receive:

  • Streamlined Topics and Step-by-step Instruction based on real-world experience
  • Interactive Training Exercises
  • Surprise Bonus Lectures
  • 24/7 Access to your Instructor and other Students through the Discussion Forum

Streamlined Content - Avoid Drinking from the FIre Hose!

I created this course so you don't have to browse the internet looking for answers. In this course, we show you each topic step-by-step and you can practice with exercises at the end of the section. By the end of this course you will learn how to:

  • Navigate the Environment and Execute Commands with ease
  • Create Vectors, Matrices, Arrays and other Variables with confidence
  • Perform Operations on large data sets with one command
  • Generate professional looking Plots for presentations and documentation
  • Automate a group of commands with Scripts and interact with user input
  • Develop your own Functions and build MATLAB programs

Mastering the basics of MATLAB gives you the ability to learn advanced topics more easily, create amazing tools and software, and conduct engineering tasks with ease. Enroll today to get started.

Who this course is for:
  • Engineers, Scientists, and Programmers
  • Professionals, Students, & Hobbyists
  • MATLAB Programmers looking to refresh their basic skills
  • Anyone who wants to master the basic fundamentals of MATLAB