"Boot Camp" Materials

  • MATLAB computation
    • Tutorials
      • MathWorks
      • Non-MathWorks
        • The PDF for the text "Ordinary Differential Equations using MATLAB (3rd Edition)" can be found here. In particular, Chapters 1,2,5,8,11,12 will be especially useful.
        • A nice tutorial by Toby Driscoll.
        • The Department of Mathematics in Southern Illinois University at Carbondale has a nice set of online tutorials in numerical linear algebra here.
        • A simple online tutorial can be found here.
        • A tutorial by Peter Turner of Clarkson University can be found here.
        • Richard Allen of the University of New Mexico has some online MATLAB help and code. In particular, he has a link to a MATLAB tutorial developed by Monika Nitsche.
    • MatCont continuation software in MATLAB can be found here
  • Sturm-Liouville theory
  • Linear algebra
  • Ordinary differential equations
    • The notes for an undergraduate level class can be found here
    • The notes for a graduate level class can be found here (semester 1) and here (semester 2)
    • PPLANE for MATLAB - numerically solves autonomous planar systems
  • Numerical differentiation via spectral methods
    • "Finite Difference and Spectral Methods for Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations", by L. Trefethen, can be found here
    • The paper "A MATLAB differentiation matrix suite" can be found here, and the accompanying software can be found here
  • LaTeX

Topical Materials

Last updated 05/17/12