Study Guide 2015-2016

SGN-84007 Introduction to Matlab, 1 cr

Additional information

Course website:

Person responsible

Heikki Huttunen


Implementation 1: SGN-84007 2015-01

Study type P1 P2 P3 P4 Summer
 6 h/per
 14 h/per
 20 h/per





Lecture times and places: Monday 12 - 14 TB109 , Monday 12 - 14 TB104


In-class assignments.

Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to use Matlab for processing signals and data using modern methodologies. He can also produce 2D and 3D visualizations to be included in scientific reports. After completing the course: (1)The student is familiar with Matlab environment, is able to input and output data in various formats, and can run Matlab functions. (2) The student is familiar with the programming language constructions in Matlab and can implement simple routines. (3) The student is able to produce 2D and 3D plots, and annotate them along scientific publication standards. (4) The student is familiar with the general structure of toolboxes; in particular with the Signal Processing toolbox, the Image Processing toolbox and the Statistics toolbox.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Desktop tools and development environment; Data import and export     
2. Mathematics: arrays and matrices, linear algebra     
3. Programming: Function evaluation, program control, error handling, data types, timers     
4. Graphics: Plotting, annotating graphs, images. 3D visualization: Surface and mesh plots, lighting, transparency, volume visualization     

Study material

Type Name Author ISBN URL Additional information Examination material
Online book   Essential Matlab for Engineers and Scientists   B. Hahn, D. Valentine       (Fifth Edition)   No   

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
SGN-84007 Introduction to Matlab, 1 cr SGN-84006 Introduction to Scientific Computing with Matlab, 3 cr  

Last modified 20.08.2015