Introduction to Symbolic Math with MATLAB

These interactive lessons are available only to users with access to Online Training Suite.

Lessons available in English and Japanese

Introduction

Familiarize yourself with symbolic mathematics and the course.

Creating Symbolic Variables

Represent numbers symbolically instead of numerically and create symbolic variables.

Mathematical Expressions with Symbolic Variables

Create and visualize mathematical expression and substitute values for symbolic variables.

Creating and Solving Symbolic Equations

Define and solve algebraic equations containing symbolic variables.

Algebraic Manipulation and Simplification

Manipulate, evaluate, and simplify symbolic equations and expressions.

Working with Assumptions

Set assumptions on symbolic variables to get real-world results.

Working with Units of Measurement

Assign real-world units to symbolic variables and convert from one unit of measurement to another.

Visualizing Symbolic Functions and Equations

Visualize functions and equations in two and three dimensions.

Review Project I

Bring together concepts you have learned with a project.

Calculus with Symbolic Math

• Finding Derivatives
• Finding Integrals
• Differentiating and Integrating Multivariable Functions
• Approximating Functions Using Taylor Polynomials
• Solving Ordinary Differential Equations

Review Project II

Bring together concepts you have learned with a project.

MATLAB Onramp

Get started quickly with the basics of MATLAB.

Solving Nonlinear Equations with MATLAB

Use root-finding methods to solve nonlinear equations.

Solving Ordinary Differential Equations with MATLAB

Use MATLAB ODE solvers to numerically solve ordinary differential equations.