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ENGR 120 - Computational Tools

3.0 Credits
Introduction to computational tools for engineering, mathematics, and science. Students are introduced to MATLAB, software application for technical computing. Topics include functions, file input/output, graphical analysis, statistical analysis, basic script programming. Prerequisite: MATH& 142  or instructor permission; basic computer experience.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Perform computations using the MATLAB command window. [REASON]
  2. Perform operations on data sets using matrix operations. [REASON]
  3. Write commented MATLAB scripts to execute computational tasks. [REASON]
  4. Write user-defined MATLAB functions. [REASON]
  5. Generate plots of 2-D and 3-D functions using MATLAB. [REASON]
  6. Implement built-in MATLAB functions to perform computations. [REASON]

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