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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
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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

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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-up30m
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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