UBC Math 255 for Mech 2, Sep-Dec 2014
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Computer Lab 4: Solving a Separable ODE
Please note that the prelab requires some work to be completed
before the lab starts,
and handed in at the beginning of your scheduled session.
Computer Lab 3: Finding Real Roots
Computer Lab 2: AM Demodulator
Computer Lab 1: Histogram
Lab Activities (PDF)
smallMONtest.mat -- small test data set for Monday
bigMONtest.mat -- big test data set for Monday
smallTUEtest.mat -- small test data set for Tuesday
bigTUEtest.mat -- big test data set for Tuesday
smallWEDtest.mat -- small test data set for Wednesday
bigWEDtest.mat -- big test data set for Wednesday
smallFRItest.mat -- small test data set for Friday
bigFRItest.mat -- big test data set for Friday.
Special note for Friday:
To make the big test data set look most excellent, modify your 'hyst' function so that it shows each bar in the histogram as a filled black rectangle. If you follow the lab instructions, you probably make each bar by issuing a command something like "plot(x-value-list,y-value-list)", with the lists adapted to the bins and counts in each subinterval. To get solid black bars instead, just change the command "plot" to "fill" and add a one-character colour specification. The character for black is 'k', so you want to replace that one line with "fill(x-value-list,y-value-list,'k')". Note the single-quotes around the character 'k': those are required.
Weekly Learning Guides
Learning Guide for Week 01 [starts 2014-09-22] (PDF)
Learning Guide for Week 02 [starts 2014-09-29] (PDF)
Learning Guide for Week 03 [starts 2014-10-06] (PDF)
Learning Guide for Week 04 [starts 2014-10-13] (PDF)
Learning Guide for Week 05 [starts 2014-10-20] (PDF)
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