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Teaching Physics with MATLAB

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In this webinar, you will learn how you and your students can benefit from incorporating computation based on MATLAB in your physics curriculum.  Webinar highlights include examples that demonstrate
- First-principles modeling
- Modeling paradigms
- Black box modeling

We will show that MATLAB enables your students to improve their conceptual understanding and build proficiency with computational tools by  

  • Performing interactive simulations
  • Solving problems numerically or analytically
  • Extracting, analyze, and visualize experimental data
  • Modeling and simulating phenomena to build intuition
  • Expressing and simulating equations to test hypotheses
  • Simulating analytical models to test predictions

In this webinar, you will also learn about MATLAB resources to use in developing your teaching Physics curriculum.

About the Presenter: 

Jerry Brusher is a Technical Evangelist with MathWorks. He has several years of teaching experience in the area of dynamic systems and controls, as well as nearly 20 years of computer-aided engineering experience in the automotive and aerospace industries. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and BS and MS degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, all in Mechanical Engineering.

Deepak Ramaswamy is a Technical Marketing Manager at MathWorks. Previous experience includes software development in financial derivatives, numerical computation of circuits, systems and finite element based models.  He holds a PhD from MIT and MBA from Cornell University.

Product Focus

  • Symbolic Math Toolbox

Recorded: 21 Jun 2013