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# MATLAB Environment

Chapter 2

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After studying this chapter you should be able to
• Start the MATLAB program and solve simple problems
in the command window
• Understand MATLAB’s use of matrices
• Identify and use the various MATLAB windows
• Define and use simple matrices
• Name and use variables
• Understand the order of operations in MATLAB
• Understand the difference between scalar, array and
matrix calculations in MATLAB

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• Express numbers in either floating-point or scientific
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• Save the value of variables used in a MATLAB session
• Save a series of commands in an M-file

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by Holly Moore.5 -1 -0. NJ 07458. storage in a retrieval system.5 2 2. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 • Get started with MATLAB • Explore the MATLAB windows • Solve some problems using MATLAB • Learn how to save our work 500 MATLAB for Engineers 3E. or transmission in any form or by any means.In this chapter we’ll… Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change.5 time. Upper Saddle River. recording. mechanical.. Pearson Education. electronic. degrees/hour -4. hour 3 3.5 4 4.5 0 0 0. .5 -3 -2. photocopying. For information regarding permission(s).5 -4 -3.5 -2 -1. Upper Saddle River. or likewise. NJ. Inc..5 1 1. Inc. All rights reserved. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. © 2011 Pearson Education.

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electronic. Upper Saddle River.5 0 0 0.5 4 4. storage in a retrieval system. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. Pearson Education. by Holly Moore. hour 3 3. NJ.. . recording. degrees/hour -4..5 -1 -0.5 -2 -1. For information regarding permission(s).Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.5 1 1. photocopying. or likewise. All rights reserved. Inc.5 time.5 -4 -3.5 2 2. Upper Saddle River. or transmission in any form or by any means.5 -3 -2. mechanical. © 2011 Pearson Education. Inc. NJ 07458.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • MATLAB uses a standard windows menu bar • To exit MATLAB use the close icon MATLAB for Engineers 3E.

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Upper Saddle River. storage in a retrieval system. degrees/hour -4. mechanical. Inc.. or mistakes transmission in any form or by any means.5 -4 -3.5 -3 -2.5 Workspace Window -2 -1.5 2 2. hour 3 3.5 1 1. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. NJ.5 time. Upper Saddle River. NJ 07458.5 4 4. recording. by Holly Moore.5 0 0 0. © 2011 Pearson Education. Pearson Education. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. . For information regarding permission(s). photocopying.5 5 Current Folder Window Lists files stored in the current directory 100 Command Window Enter commands at the prompt 200 MATLAB Windows 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 Command History Window Records all commands issued in the command window – including MATLAB for Engineers 3E. All rights reserved.5 -1 -0.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. Inc. electronic. or likewise..

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Pearson Education. the command window is cleared • But the command history remains MATLAB for Engineers 3E.. or when you issue the clc Command History command. NJ. . or likewise. by Holly Moore.5 -4 -3.. mechanical. recording. or transmission in any form or by any means.5 -3 -2. For information regarding permission(s).5 -1 -0.5 0 0 0. electronic. All rights reserved.5 2 2. photocopying.5 time.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • Records the commands you issue in the command window • When you exit the command window. storage in a retrieval system.5 -2 -1. Upper Saddle River. NJ 07458. hour 3 3. Inc.5 1 1.Command History Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. Inc. Upper Saddle River. degrees/hour -4. © 2011 Pearson Education. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 4 4. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.

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5 2 2.. or transmission in any form or by any means.5 0 0 0. For information regarding permission(s). hour 3 3.5 4 4. . or likewise. All rights reserved.. Pearson Education.5 time.5 -2 -1.5 5 Scalar 100 Vector 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 2-D Matrix MATLAB for Engineers 3E. Inc. © 2011 Pearson Education.5 -4 -3.5 -3 -2. mechanical.5 1 1. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. degrees/hour -4.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. by Holly Moore. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.5 -1 -0. NJ 07458. storage in a retrieval system. NJ. Upper Saddle River. photocopying. recording. Upper Saddle River. Inc. electronic.

.5 1 1.Current Directory/Folder Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. hour 3 3. photocopying. Inc.5 -2 -1. For information regarding permission(s).5 2 2. Inc.5 time. degrees/hour -4. NJ.5 0 0 0.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • The current folder window is a list of files • When you try to load information from a file or try to save information – MATLAB uses the current folder MATLAB for Engineers 3E.5 -3 -2. .5 4 4. © 2011 Pearson Education.5 -4 -3. or transmission in any form or by any means. or likewise. storage in a retrieval system.. NJ 07458. All rights reserved. Pearson Education. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. mechanical. Upper Saddle River. by Holly Moore. electronic. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. Upper Saddle River. recording.5 -1 -0.

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5 5 Matlab makes it easy to modify graphs by adding •Titles •Axis labels 100 •Legends 200 •Other types of annotations 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 MATLAB for Engineers 3E. All rights reserved. NJ 07458. Inc. Pearson Education. Inc.5 -4 -3. or likewise. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 -1 -0. Upper Saddle River.5 -2 -1.5 0 0 0. storage in a retrieval system. © 2011 Pearson Education. hour 3 3. Upper Saddle River.5 time.5 -3 -2. recording. or transmission in any form or by any means. electronic. photocopying. mechanical. NJ. degrees/hour -4.5 4 4. For information regarding permission(s)..5 1 1.5 2 2.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change.. by Holly Moore. . This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.

degrees/hour -4. or transmission in any form or by any means.. NJ. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 -4 -3. Upper Saddle River.Editing Window Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. All rights reserved.5 -2 -1. mechanical. For information regarding permission(s).5 time.5 0 0 0.5 1 1.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • This window allows you to type and save a series of commands without executing them • There are several ways to open an editing window – From the file menu – With the new file icon MATLAB for Engineers 3E. electronic. Upper Saddle River.5 2 2. NJ 07458.5 4 4. Pearson Education. or likewise.5 -3 -2. hour 3 3. Inc.. recording. storage in a retrieval system. photocopying. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. by Holly Moore.5 -1 -0. © 2011 Pearson Education. . Inc.

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Inc. Inc. For information regarding permission(s).. by Holly Moore. Upper Saddle River. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.5 -4 -3.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. © 2011 Pearson Education.5 time. recording. All rights reserved. photocopying. hour 3 3.5 5 Save and Run 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 Write your code in the editing window.5 2 2. Pearson Education. NJ. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 4 4. degrees/hour -4. electronic. or likewise.5 -3 -2.5 1 1. or transmission in any form or by any means. .5 -1 -0. NJ 07458. mechanical. then run it using the Save and Run icon MATLAB for Engineers 3E..5 -2 -1.5 0 0 0. Upper Saddle River. storage in a retrieval system.

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NJ. mechanical. hour 3 3. storage in a retrieval system. © 2011 Pearson Education.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • MATLAB allows you to assign a value to a variable • A=3 • Should be read as A is assigned a value of 3 • Use the variables in subsequent calculations MATLAB for Engineers 3E. degrees/hour -4.5 -3 -2.5 2 2.5 4 4. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. recording.5 time. .. by Holly Moore.5 1 1. Pearson Education. photocopying. All rights reserved. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.5 -4 -3. NJ 07458.5 -1 -0.5 0 0 0.5 -2 -1.Variables Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. Upper Saddle River.. or transmission in any form or by any means. Inc. For information regarding permission(s). Upper Saddle River. or likewise. electronic. Inc.

or transmission in any form or by any means.. photocopying. NJ 07458. © 2011 Pearson Education. by Holly Moore. Inc.Naming Variables Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change..5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • All names must start with a letter • They may contain letters. Upper Saddle River.5 1 1. degrees/hour -4.5 4 4. recording.5 -4 -3.5 0 0 0. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.5 time. . or likewise. numbers and the underscore ( _ ) • Names are case sensitive • There are certain keywords you can’t use MATLAB for Engineers 3E. Inc. storage in a retrieval system. mechanical. Upper Saddle River.5 -3 -2. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 -2 -1. Pearson Education. For information regarding permission(s). NJ. All rights reserved. electronic.5 2 2.5 -1 -0. hour 3 3.

5 0 0 0. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 1 1.5 -3 -2. hour 3 3. Inc. photocopying. © 2011 Pearson Education.5 -1 -0. mechanical.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 ans = 'break' 'case' 'catch' 'classdef' 'continue' 'else' 'elseif' 'end‘ 'for‘ 'function' 'global' 'if' 'otherwise' 'parfor' 'persistent' 'return‘ ‘spmd’ 'switch' 'try' 'while' Keywords are not acceptable variable names MATLAB for Engineers 3E. Inc. NJ 07458. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. storage in a retrieval system.. Upper Saddle River. or likewise. Pearson Education.5 iskeyword -2 -1.5 time.. recording. All rights reserved. electronic. or transmission in any form or by any means.Use the iskeyword function for a list of keywords Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. Upper Saddle River.5 -4 -3.5 4 4. . degrees/hour -4. For information regarding permission(s). by Holly Moore. NJ.5 2 2.

mechanical. storage in a retrieval system. NJ 07458. or transmission in any form or by any means.5 -4 -3. Upper Saddle River. NJ. degrees/hour -4. hour 3 3. by Holly Moore.5 -2 -1.5 2 2. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction...5 1 1. Upper Saddle River. Inc.5 -3 -2. or likewise.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • MATLAB will let you use built-in function names as variables – but it’s a really bad idea • sin = 3 changes sin from a function to a variable name • clear sin resets sin back to a function MATLAB for Engineers 3E.5 -1 -0.5 4 4. photocopying. All rights reserved.5 time. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. . © 2011 Pearson Education. For information regarding permission(s). electronic. Inc.5 0 0 0.You can reassign function names Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. recording. Pearson Education.

storage in a retrieval system. © 2011 Pearson Education. recording.5 4 4. Upper Saddle River.5 time.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • • • • • • • • • • • • test Test ifx x my-book my_book Thisisoneverylongnamebutisitstillallowed?x x 1stgroup group_one zzaAbc z34wAwy?12# x x sin bad log idea MATLAB for Engineers 3E. photocopying.. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. electronic.5 -1 -0. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. NJ.5 -3 -2. Inc.2 Which of these names are allowed in MATLAB? Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. Upper Saddle River. by Holly Moore. Pearson Education. mechanical. degrees/hour -4. or transmission in any form or by any means.Practice Exercise 2. Inc.5 -2 -1. NJ 07458.5 1 1.5 -4 -3. or likewise. All rights reserved.5 0 0 0. hour 3 3.5 2 2. .. For information regarding permission(s).

or transmission in any form or by any means. Pearson Education. NJ 07458. NJ. © 2011 Pearson Education. storage in a retrieval system.2. For information regarding permission(s).5 -3 -2. photocopying. recording.5 0 0 0. by Holly Moore.5 -1 -0.5 1 1.5 -2 -1..3. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. Upper Saddle River. electronic. Inc. .5 4 4. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. Upper Saddle River..5 5 – Matrix with one row and one column 100 200 • Vector (One dimensional matrix) 300 400 500 • Group of numbers arranged into rows and columns • Single Value (Scalar) 100 200 300 400 500 – One row or one column • Matrix (Two dimensional) MATLAB for Engineers 3E. degrees/hour -4. mechanical.5 -4 -3. or likewise.5 2 2.2 Matrices in MATLAB The basic data type Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. Inc.5 time. All rights reserved. hour 3 3.

write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 -1 -0.. degrees/hour -4.Scalar Calculations Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. . Inc.5 5 • You can use MATLAB like you’d use a calculator Command Prompt 100 200 300 >> 9 + 10 ans=19 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 Result MATLAB for Engineers 3E.5 -3 -2.5 -4 -3.5 1 1. All rights reserved. NJ.5 time. by Holly Moore. Upper Saddle River.5 -2 -1. electronic. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. photocopying. © 2011 Pearson Education. For information regarding permission(s).5 2 2.5 4 4. storage in a retrieval system.. Pearson Education. NJ 07458. recording. or likewise. or transmission in any form or by any means. Upper Saddle River.5 0 0 0. hour 3 3. mechanical. Inc.

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Order of Operation

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Parentheses

Rate of Change

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Rate of temperature change, degrees/hour

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Compute from left to right

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5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 It is important to omit blanks between the decimal number and the exponent. Upper Saddle River. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. © 2011 Pearson Education. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. NJ.5 2 2. or likewise. recording. NJ 07458. or transmission in any form or by any means. . hour 3 3. electronic. MATLAB will interpret 6. Inc. storage in a retrieval system. degrees/hour -4. mechanical.5 -4 -3.5 4 4.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. photocopying.5 1 1.5 -3 -2. For example.5 0 0 0. Upper Saddle River. For information regarding permission(s).5 -1 -0.022 e23 as two values (6.022 and 1023 ) MATLAB for Engineers 3E..5 -2 -1. All rights reserved.. by Holly Moore.5 time. Inc. Pearson Education.

degrees/hour -4. NJ 07458. © 2011 Pearson Education.5 -2 -1. mechanical. by Holly Moore.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • Multiple display formats are available • No matter what display format you choose.Display Format Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change.5 -3 -2. For information regarding permission(s).5 0 0 0. recording.5 2 2. or transmission in any form or by any means. Inc. hour 3 3. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. photocopying. storage in a retrieval system.. Inc.5 1 1. . write to: Rights and Permissions Department. Pearson Education. MATLAB uses double precision floating point numbers in its calculations • MATLAB handles both integers and decimal numbers as floating point numbers MATLAB for Engineers 3E. Upper Saddle River. electronic. NJ.5 -1 -0. Upper Saddle River.5 time.5 4 4..5 -4 -3. or likewise. All rights reserved.

or likewise. For information regarding permission(s). NJ 07458.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • The default format is called short • If an integer is entered it is displayed without trailing zeros • If a floating point number is entered four decimal digits are displayed MATLAB for Engineers 3E...5 -2 -1. NJ. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. © 2011 Pearson Education. by Holly Moore. storage in a retrieval system.5 -4 -3. All rights reserved.5 0 0 0. Inc.5 time. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. photocopying.5 -1 -0.5 1 1. .5 2 2. hour 3 3. electronic. Pearson Education. Inc. recording. mechanical.Default Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. or transmission in any form or by any means. degrees/hour -4. Upper Saddle River.5 4 4.5 -3 -2. Upper Saddle River.

recording. or transmission in any form or by any means..5 1 1. storage in a retrieval system. Upper Saddle River..5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • Changing the format affects all subsequent displays – format long results in 14 decimal digits – format bank results in 2 decimal digits – format short returns the display to the default 4 decimal digits MATLAB for Engineers 3E. Inc. electronic.5 time. or likewise. photocopying. Pearson Education. NJ 07458.5 0 0 0.5 -4 -3. mechanical. Inc. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 -3 -2. . This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. hour 3 3.5 4 4.Other formats Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. NJ. For information regarding permission(s). by Holly Moore.5 2 2. All rights reserved. © 2011 Pearson Education. Upper Saddle River.5 -2 -1.5 -1 -0. degrees/hour -4.

© 2011 Pearson Education. or transmission in any form or by any means.5 0 0 0.5 -4 -3. by Holly Moore. storage in a retrieval system. hour 3 3. Upper Saddle River.5 4 4. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. All rights reserved.5 -3 -2. NJ 07458. For information regarding permission(s). This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. NJ.5 -2 -1. .Really Big and Really Small Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. photocopying.. recording. Inc.5 -1 -0.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • When numbers become too large or too small for MATLAB to display using the default format. mechanical. Pearson Education.5 time. degrees/hour -4. it automatically expresses them in scientific notation • You can force scientific notation with – format short e – format long e MATLAB for Engineers 3E. electronic. Inc.5 1 1..5 2 2. Upper Saddle River. or likewise.

5 0 0 0.5 time.5 -2 -1. mechanical. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. NJ 07458. Upper Saddle River. or transmission in any form or by any means. MATLAB for Engineers 3E. NJ..5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • For long and short formats. by Holly Moore.5 -1 -0. This scale factor is printed along with the scaled values.. © 2011 Pearson Education. All rights reserved.5 1 1. or very small. hour 3 3. storage in a retrieval system.Common Scale Factor Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. electronic. recording. .5 -4 -3. Pearson Education. photocopying. Inc. a common scale factor is applied to the entire matrix if some of the elements become very large. or likewise.5 4 4. Inc.5 -3 -2. degrees/hour -4.5 2 2. For information regarding permission(s). Upper Saddle River.

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write to: Rights and Permissions Department..5 -2 -1. storage in a retrieval system. © 2011 Pearson Education. For information regarding permission(s). photocopying.5 5 • format + • format rat 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 MATLAB for Engineers 3E. mechanical. hour 3 3. degrees/hour -4.Two other formats Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change.5 -3 -2.5 1 1. Pearson Education. NJ 07458. Inc.5 0 0 0. . Upper Saddle River.. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. Inc.5 time. NJ. Upper Saddle River. electronic.5 2 2. All rights reserved. recording.5 -1 -0.5 -4 -3. by Holly Moore.5 4 4. or likewise. or transmission in any form or by any means.

write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 5 – format compact – format loose – (default) 100 200 300 400 500 • The format command also allows us to control how tightly information is spaced in the command window 100 200 300 400 500 Notice that the value of A is still being displayed using the rat format. NJ. storage in a retrieval system. NJ 07458.. by Holly Moore.5 -4 -3. For information regarding permission(s). Inc. Upper Saddle River.5 -3 -2. . or transmission in any form or by any means. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. recording. Pearson Education. Upper Saddle River.Spacing in the command window Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. degrees/hour -4. photocopying.5 2 2. because we haven’t changed it back to format short • Most of the examples in this presentation use format compact MATLAB for Engineers 3E.5 1 1. electronic. Inc.5 4 4.5 -2 -1. hour 3 3. mechanical. All rights reserved.5 time.5 0 0 0. © 2011 Pearson Education..5 -1 -0. or likewise.

or likewise. Inc. all that is saved are the values of the variables you have named 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 MATLAB for Engineers 3E. . All rights reserved. photocopying. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.Section 2. hour 3 3. For information regarding permission(s). Upper Saddle River.5 1 1. Inc. NJ. mechanical. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. degrees/hour -4. storage in a retrieval system.5 time. © 2011 Pearson Education.5 -1 -0.5 -4 -3.5 2 2. recording.5 4 4. or transmission in any form or by any means. electronic.5 0 0 0.5 -3 -2.. Upper Saddle River. Pearson Education. NJ 07458.4 Saving Your Work Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. by Holly Moore.5 -2 -1..5 5 100 200 300 • If you save a MATLAB session performed in the command window.

5 time. For information regarding permission(s). This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.5 0 0 0. hour 3 3. © 2011 Pearson Education. . NJ 07458. NJ. Inc. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.. degrees/hour -4. Inc.5 -1 -0. Pearson Education.5 -3 -2. not the commands in the command window 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 MATLAB for Engineers 3E.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change.5 4 4.5 1 1. photocopying. or transmission in any form or by any means. by Holly Moore.5 -2 -1.5 5 Variables are saved. recording. mechanical.5 -4 -3. Upper Saddle River. or likewise. storage in a retrieval system. Upper Saddle River. All rights reserved.. electronic.5 2 2.

5 -2 -1. Upper Saddle River.5 5 Save either by using the file menu or.5 time. mechanical..5 -4 -3.5 1 1. For information regarding permission(s). write to: Rights and Permissions Department. electronic. hour 3 3. © 2011 Pearson Education.. All rights reserved..5 0 0 0. Pearson Education. photocopying. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. storage in a retrieval system. NJ.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. or likewise.5 -3 -2.5 2 2. or transmission in any form or by any means. recording. Inc. 100 Save with a command in the command window 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 MATLAB for Engineers 3E. NJ 07458. degrees/hour -4. Upper Saddle River. Inc. by Holly Moore.5 4 4.5 -1 -0. ..

you need to explicitly tell the program 100 200 save <file_name> <variable_list> -ascii 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 Again – Remember that the only things being saved are the values stored in the workspace window – not the commands from the command window MATLAB for Engineers 3E. Inc. Pearson Education. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.5 4 4.dat. by Holly Moore. or likewise.. hour 3 3.5 time. photocopying. All rights reserved. © 2011 Pearson Education. Upper Saddle River.mat file Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change.5 0 0 0. . electronic.5 -4 -3. recording.5 -3 -2. NJ.5 -2 -1. mechanical.5 5 • If you want to save to another format. Upper Saddle River. such as .. storage in a retrieval system.5 -1 -0. or transmission in any form or by any means. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. NJ 07458. Inc. For information regarding permission(s).5 1 1.MATLAB automatically saves to a . degrees/hour -4.5 2 2.

Script M-files Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. For information regarding permission(s). hour 3 3. or transmission in any form or by any means.5 time.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 • If you want to save your work. mechanical. by Holly Moore. © 2011 Pearson Education.5 -2 -1. degrees/hour -4.5 0 0 0.5 2 2. recording. Pearson Education. NJ. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. Inc.5 4 4. Upper Saddle River. NJ 07458. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. or likewise.. (the commands you entered) you need to create an M-file • File->New->M-file • Type your commands in the edit window that opens MATLAB for Engineers 3E.5 1 1. Inc.. electronic. . Upper Saddle River.5 -4 -3. storage in a retrieval system.5 -3 -2. All rights reserved. photocopying.5 -1 -0.

Inc. storage in a retrieval system. © 2011 Pearson Education.5 -1 -0. Pearson Education. electronic.5 2 2. Upper Saddle River. recording.5 -3 -2.5 1 1.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. NJ. Inc. .5 -2 -1. hour 3 3. degrees/hour -4.5 5 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 MATLAB for Engineers 3E.5 4 4. by Holly Moore. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.5 time. NJ 07458. mechanical. or transmission in any form or by any means. All rights reserved.. photocopying.. Upper Saddle River. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 0 0 0. or likewise.5 -4 -3. For information regarding permission(s).

© 2011 Pearson Education..5 0 0 0. or transmission in any form or by any means. Pearson Education.5 -3 -2.5 -1 -0. .Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change.5 1 1. hour 3 3. photocopying. by Holly Moore.. or likewise. storage in a retrieval system. recording. Inc. Inc. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. Upper Saddle River. For information regarding permission(s).5 -2 -1. NJ. All rights reserved. NJ 07458. Upper Saddle River.5 4 4.5 time. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 5 • The file can be saved into the current folder/directory • It runs in the command window 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 MATLAB for Engineers 3E. mechanical. electronic. degrees/hour -4.5 -4 -3.5 2 2.

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photocopying.5 2 2. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. hour 3 3. © 2011 Pearson Education.5 -1 -0. Pearson Education. mechanical.5 5 You can dock the editing window with the MATLAB desktop.. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. storage in a retrieval system. Inc..5 1 1.5 4 4. Upper Saddle River. Upper Saddle River.5 -3 -2. recording. or transmission in any form or by any means. For information regarding permission(s). Inc.5 time. by Holly Moore. electronic.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. All rights reserved. degrees/hour -4. or likewise. NJ.5 -2 -1. .5 -4 -3. by using the docking arrow 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 MATLAB for Engineers 3E. NJ 07458.5 0 0 0.

5 time. photocopying.5 0 0 0. Inc. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction.5 1 1.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change.5 5 100 200 This arrangement is often easier to use 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 MATLAB for Engineers 3E.. hour 3 3. © 2011 Pearson Education. or transmission in any form or by any means. .5 -4 -3. Inc. write to: Rights and Permissions Department.5 2 2.5 4 4. storage in a retrieval system. NJ. All rights reserved.5 -1 -0. Pearson Education. For information regarding permission(s). Upper Saddle River.5 -3 -2. or likewise.5 -2 -1. degrees/hour -4. by Holly Moore. mechanical. electronic. Upper Saddle River. NJ 07458. recording..

For information regarding permission(s). or likewise.5 1 1.5 -2 -1. Inc.m -1 -0.. the figure appears on top of the MATLAB desktop MATLAB for Engineers 3E. This material is protected by Copyright and written permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction. electronic. storage in a retrieval system.5 I saved this file as example. Upper Saddle River. hour 3 3. Pearson Education.5 5 Notice that it now appears in the current directory 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 When I execute the file. Upper Saddle River. write to: Rights and Permissions Department. by Holly Moore. photocopying.5 2 2.5 0 0 0.Rate of Change -5 Rate of temperature change. Inc. or transmission in any form or by any means. NJ.5 4 4. degrees/hour -4. . recording. © 2011 Pearson Education. All rights reserved. NJ 07458..5 -4 -3. mechanical.5 time.5 -3 -2.

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