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# MATLAB 2018 Essential Training

### Overview

Learn how to use MATLAB 2018 for numerical analysis, data modeling, and data visualization.

### Syllabus

Introduction
• Use MATLAB for data calculation
• What you should know
1. Starting Out with MATLAB 2018
• Tour the MATLAB Workspace window
• Define variables and constants
• Overview of arithmetic, comparison, and logical operators
• Explore arithmetic, comparison, and logical operators
• Define ranges of values
• Summarize values using built-in functions
• Generate random numbers
• Get help in MATLAB
2. Managing Vectors and Matrices
• Define vectors and matrices
• Refer to matrix and vector elements
• Overview of matrix multiplication
• Perform matrix multiplication
• Perform scalar and element-wise operations on vectors and matrices
• Use vectors and matrices in a function
• Generate special matrices
• Transpose and find the inverse of matrices
3. Creating MATLAB Scripts
• Create a MATLAB script
• Accept input values in a script
• Display values within a script
• Write values to an external file
• Load values from a file into a script
• Create a user-defined function
4. Conditional Logic and Loops
• Include if and if-else statements in a script
• Apply conditional logic using Switch
• Examine values using the is statements
• Use is statements
• Perform operations multiple times using for loops
• Perform operations while a specific condition is true
5. Managing Strings and Data Structures
• Define string variables
• Concatenate strings
• Create a custom string using sprintf
• Clean text by removing white space and changing case
• Compare, find, and replace strings
• Convert strings to numbers
6. Performing Advanced Plotting and Statistical Analysis
• Plot data and function output
• Create other plot types
• Format plot elements
• Save and print plots
• Summarize data using statistical functions
• Solve systems of linear equations using matrix functions
Conclusion
• Further information

Curt Frye

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