GNE 104 - Introduction to Computational Software

1 Unit(s)


This course covers the introduction and applications of commonly used computational software packages. Overview of Computational Software. Evolution and trends in Computational Software development. Using MATLAB as an example of computational Software. Introduction to MATLAB. Basic features of MATLAB. Creating MATLAB variables; managing MATLAB workspace; MATLAB mathematical functions. Basic plotting; Matrix generation; Array operations and Linear equations. Introduction to programming in MATLAB. Control flow and operators. Debugging M-files. Introduction to other computational software packages: an overview of GNU Octave and Scilab. Data Analysis using Microsoft Excel, Pandas and Numpy.