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
4.6 (49 ratings)
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Created by Joe Papa
Last updated 7/2017
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  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I 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
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  • 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 is the target audience?
  • 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
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Curriculum For This Course
49 Lectures
4 Lectures 18:47

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Download, Install, & Activate MATLAB
MATLAB Environment
1 Lecture 03:36

Current Folder, Command Window, & Workspace Windows

Navigating the Desktop
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
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
6 Lectures 48:56
2-D Plots

Plotting Multiple Data Sets

Annotating Plots

Plots Tab

Exercise 7-1: Plotting

Bonus: 3-D Plots
4 Lectures 29:50
Edit & Run Scripts

Using load & save (.mat files)

Requesting User Input

Exercise 8-1: Scripts
2 More Sections
About the Instructor
Joe Papa
4.4 Average rating
137 Reviews
5,929 Students
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MATLAB Instructor & Founder, MATLAB University

Joe Papa is the founder of MATLAB University, which offers online and self-paced training programs to engineers, developers, and scientists.  He has personally made over $1.8 Million dollars using MATLAB during his engineering career and delivers training based on his real world experience.  The programs at MATLAB University boil down the vast info online and offer streamlined, interactive, and results-focused courses worldwide. 

Joe holds a Masters of Science degree specializing in Wireless Communications and Digital Signal Processing. He has also obtained a Certified Ethical Hacking Certification as well as an Expert Belt in Cybersecurity.

With over 20 year of experience Joe Papa has worked for some of the top tech companies in the world including Booz Allen Hamilton, Lucent Technologies – Bell Labs, Bell Communications Research, Verizon Wireless, NMS Communications, and the US Army. He's worked on teams that created innovative wireless technology used across the globe. This technology includes voice quality enhancements and wireless radio systems deployed worldwide.

Joe has also started four businesses including Mobile Insights, a marketing technology company. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and twin baby girls.