MATLAB Programming for Engineers

  • S. LynchEmail author
Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)


One of the many ventures in the UK National Higher Education Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (HE STEM) programme is the Supporting MATLAB Automated assessment to Reinforce Teaching (SMART) project. Some staff involved include the author (Manchester Metropolitan University and the Open University), Professor Alan Irving (Liverpool University) and Dr Adam Crawford (Loughborough University). Some of the aims include developing students programming skills, engaging students in contextualised real world problems and developing a broader STEM community where academics can share expertise. Some of the objectives include developing an automated assessment system to give individual feedback to large cohorts of students in a short space of time, to disseminate findings through the Institute for Maths and its Applications (IMA) and Royal Academy of Engineers as HE STEM partners and to encourage input and feedback from international colleagues by means of an open educational resource channel. It is hoped that these resources will be freely available within the next few years.


Hopf Bifurcation Bifurcation Diagram Volumetric Rate Bistable Region Duffing Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital TechnologyManchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUK

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