Tennessee Technological University
Date: October 21, 2005
The objective of this material is to introduce computer algebra systems to mathematics, science and engineering students along with appropriate applications using Matlab/Octave. The topics to be covered are linear equations, reduced echelon forms, vector equations, matrix equations, matrix operations, inverse matrix, LU factorization, determinant, adjugate and Cramer's rule, eigenvectors and eigenvalues, diagonalization, difference equations. Each section consists of mathematical concepts and Matlab/Octave examples.