# CSE 1541: Computing for the Physical Sciences

## Winter 2013-14

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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## Weekly Calendar

Here you will find an approximate daily calendar for the course; I'll do my best to stay on schedule, but this is the first time that the course is being offered so things may change...

Day Topics Lecture Lab Readings Misc
Jan 7 Course overview
Tour of Matlab
day01.pptx
day01.pdf
1.1 – 1.2 Obtain a CSE account if you do not already have one.
Jan 9 Computer representation of numbers
Matlab basics: variables, assignment, expressions
day02.pptx
day02.pdf
1.3–end of chapter
Jan 14 Using functions day03.pptx
day03.pdf
Lab 1
-solution
Jan 16 Vectors and matrices day04.pptx
day04.pdf
2.1–2.3 Jan 19 is the last date to enrol without permission of the instructor
Jan 21 Vectors and matrices day05.pptx
day05.pdf
Lab 2
-solution
2.4–end of chapter
Jan 23 Matrix operations
Scripts
day06.pptx
day06.pdf
3.1–3.3
Jan 28 Scripts day07.pptx
day07.pdf
Lab 3
-solution Q1-8
-solution Q9
-solution Q10
3.4–3.6
Jan 30 User-defined functions day08.pptx
day08.pdf
3.7–end of chapter
6.1
Jan 31 is the last date to enrol with permission of the instructor
Feb 4 Boolean expressions
Selection statements
day09.pptx
day09.pdf
Lab 4
dprod.m
cprod.m
chessboard.m
dhmotion.m
lab5.m
4.1–4.2
Feb 6 Selection statements day10.pptx
day10.pdf
4.3–end of chapter
Feb 11 Loops day11.pptx
day11.pdf
Test 1 morning
Solution morning
Test 1 afternoon
Solution afternoon
5.1–5.3
Feb 13 Loops day12.pptx
day12.pdf
plotnewton.m
dipole.m
5.4–end of chapter
Feb 25 Statistics, sorting, indexing day13.pptx
day13.pdf
Lab 5
makemat.m
maximum.m
collatz.m
walk1.m
conway.m
12.1–12.2
Feb 27 Statistics, sorting, indexing day14.pptx
day14.pdf
12.3–end of chapter
Mar 4 Random variables, simulation day15.pptx
day15.pdf
Lab 6
lab6.m
medfilter.m
11.1–11.3
Mar 6 Random variables, simulation day16.pptx
day16.pdf
11.4–end of chapter Mar 7 is the last date to drop without receiving a grade
Mar 11 Least squares, line and curve fitting day17.pptx
day17.pdf
Lab 7
randstr.m
lab7.m
14.1
Mar 13 Least squares, line and curve fitting day18.pptx
day18.pdf
Mar 18 Root finding day19.pptx
day19.pdf
Lab 8
sol8.m
10.1–10.2
Mar 20 Root finding day20.pptx
day20.pdf
10.5
Mar 25 Numerical differentiation day21.pptx
day21.pdf
fdiff.m
bdiff.m
cdiff.m
noisysin.m
day21.m
Test 2 morning
Solution morning
classify.m (morning)
vclassify.m (morning)
Test 1 afternoon
Solution afternoon
classify2.m (afternoon)
vclassify2.m (afternoon)
14.5
Mar 27 Numerical integration day22.pptx
day22.pdf
Apr 1 Integration of ordinary differential equations day23.pptx
day23.pdf
solveproj.m
solveproj2.m
day23.m
Lab 9
-solution
-L1.m
-L2.m
-fxbar.m
-fybar.m
-tintegrate.m
Apr 3 Integration of ordinary differential equations
Summary
day24.pptx
day24.pdf
solvependulum.m
pendulumode.m
day24.m