Follow the Computer Lab Guide (click here
to view) which was distributed in class to login and set up the printer
in the computer lab for your use. Open up the 21D folder under the hard drive icon. Start
MATLAB by clicking on the file start-matlab.m.
Turning in Assignments
Start Word by clicking on the file homework-template.doc. Use this file to store the relevant input and results of your
MATLAB session. Use the cut and paste to do this. Print your file with the Laser
Printer and hand in your work in Thursday's section.
Click here for a short list of the most basic functions you'll need to become familiar with in learning
MATLAB. For more detailed help, please refer to the online help.
If you plan on working at home you will need the "dfield" and
related "m-files" which may be downloaded from Polking's web site at http://math.rice.edu/~dfield/.