# Introduction To Matlab Application To Electrical Engineering

**Topics:**MATLAB, Matrix, Row vector

**Pages:**120 (16076 words)

**Published:**April 17, 2015

Application to Electrical

Engineering

Houssem Rafik El Hana Bouchekara

Umm El Qura University

(version 1, Februray 2011)

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Contents

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CHAPTER 1 ............................................................................................................................................ 7 1.1

TUTORIAL LESSONS 1 ................................................................................................................................ 7

1.1.1

1.2

STARTING AND QUITTING MATLAB ............................................................................................................ 8

1.2.1

Starting MATLAB ............................................................................................................................ 8

1.2.2

Quitting MATLAB ............................................................................................................................ 8

1.3

MATLAB DESKTOP.................................................................................................................................. 8

1.4

DESKTOP TOOLS .................................................................................................................................... 10

1.4.1

Command Window ....................................................................................................................... 10

1.4.2

Command History ......................................................................................................................... 11

1.4.3

Launch Pad ................................................................................................................................... 12

1.4.4

Help Browser ................................................................................................................................ 12

1.4.5

Current Directory Browser ............................................................................................................ 13

1.4.6

Workspace Browser...................................................................................................................... 14

1.4.7

Editor/Debugger ........................................................................................................................... 16

1.5

GETTING STARTED .................................................................................................................................. 17

1.5.1

Using MATLAB as a calculator...................................................................................................... 17

1.5.2

Creating MATLAB variables .......................................................................................................... 18

1.5.3

Overwriting variable ..................................................................................................................... 19

1.5.4

Error messages ............................................................................................................................. 19

1.5.5

Making corrections ....................................................................................................................... 19

1.5.6

Controlling the hierarchy of operations or precedence ................................................................ 19

1.5.7

Controlling the appearance of floating point number.................................................................. 21

1.5.8

Managing the workspace ............................................................................................................. 21

1.5.9

Keeping track of your work session .............................................................................................. 22

1.5.10

Entering multiple statements per line ........................................................................................ 22

1.5.11

Miscellaneous...

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