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Approx. 35 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Greek

What you will learn

  • You will learn fundamental computer programming concepts such as variables, control structures, functions and many others.

  • You will learn about various data types and how to handle them in MATLAB.

  • You will learn the powerful support MATLAb provides for working with matrices.

  • You will learn about file input/output.

Skills you will gain

Computer ProgrammingProblem SolvingMatlabProgramming Language

Learner Career Outcomes

39%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 35 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Greek

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Pages

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 3 readings
1 video
3 readings
Syllabus10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Recommended Textbook10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

The MATLAB Environment

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 132 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Running MATLAB11m
The MATLAB Desktop1h
MATLAB as a Calculator14m
Syntax and Semantics5m
Help8m
Plotting19m
1 reading
Lesson 1: The MATLAB Environment10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Matrices and Operators

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 82 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
6 videos
The Colon Operator8m
Accessing Parts of a Matrix21m
Combining and Transforming Matrices10m
Arithmetic Part 118m
Arithmetic Part 211m
1 reading
Lesson 2: Matrices and Operators10m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 2 Wrap-up20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Functions

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Function I/O22m
Formal Definition of Functions2m
Subfunctions6m
Scope5m
Advantages of Functions2m
Scripts4m
1 reading
Lesson 3: Functions10m

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About the MATLAB Programming for Engineers and Scientists Specialization

This Specialization aims to take learners with little to no programming experience to being able to create MATLAB programs that solve real-world problems in engineering and the sciences. The focus is on computer programming in general, but the numerous language features that make MATLAB uniquely suited to engineering and scientific computing are also covered in depth. Topics presented range from basic programming concepts in the first course, through more advanced techniques including recursion, program efficiency, Object Oriented Programming, graphical user interfaces in the second course, to data and image analysis, data visualization and machine learning in the third course....
MATLAB Programming for Engineers and Scientists

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