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NAE Grand Challenges Project part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2017:Activities
Dan Burleson, University of Houston-University Park
The project requires a group of students to explore one of the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges using MATLAB as a tool. Students explore a grand challenge by researching data and performing ...

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Remote Sensing Applications in Hydrology part of Activities
Emad Habib, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
The module offers background content on the fundamentals of remote sensing, but also integrates a set of existing online tools for visualization and analysis of satellite observations. Specifically, students are ...

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Introduction to MATLAB for Oceanographic Data part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Activities
Anna Pfeiffer-Herbert, Stockton University
This activity introduces students to loading and plotting data in MATLAB. Students explore scalar and vector time series and profile data commonly used in the field of Oceanography using data sets from publicly ...

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Data Analysis Activity Using MATLAB part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Activities
Michael Ray, California State University-Sacramento
In this activity students will develop a model of air resistance, then perform an experiment using coffee filters, rulers and a stopwatch to test it. They will collect the data, then analyze it and produce a high ...

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Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics Project part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Activities
Dan Burleson, University of Houston-University Park
This activity is a project designed to introduce undergraduate chemical engineering students to chemical engineering thermodynamics in the context of MATLAB. The project requires students to learn concepts they ...

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Using Regression Models to make Predictions part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Activities
Michelle Isenhour, Naval Postgraduate School
This activity introduces students to prediction and confidence intervals for a simple linear regression model using a MATLAB Live Script. To draw a connection to confidence intervals for an unknown population mean, ...

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Projectile Motion and Circular Motion part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2017:Activities
Michele McColgan, Siena College
4 MATLAB Grader (previously Cody Coursework) problems assigned to freshmen physics majors in a general physics course are described. The physics concepts are projectile motion and circular motion.

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X-ray vision for aspiring superheroes: Introduction to Ground Penetrating Radar data analysis using Matlab part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2017:Activities
Alain Plattner, California State University-Fresno
To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Click to watch Alain Plattner discuss his activity or watch the full webinar.In this lab activity, ...

Investigating Real and Ideal gases part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2018:Activities
Kristi Closser, California State University-Fresno
This activity looks at the difference between real and ideal gas laws, emphasizing the connection of the physical properties to equations and graphs. Students first analyze the real gas equation, which should be ...

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Solving a Simple Drug Delivery Model Using Analytical, Linear Algebra, and Numeric Approaches part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Activities
Matthew Leineweber, San Jose State University
The delivery of orally ingested drugs, such as pills and capsules, can be roughly modeled as a system of first-order ordinary differential equations (ODEs). This type of "drug-delivery model" can be ...

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