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Matrix Algebra for Engineers

This course is all about matrices, and concisely covers the linear algebra that an engineer should know. The mathematics in this course is presented at the level of an advanced high school student, but typically students should take this course after completing a university-level single variable calculus course. There are no derivatives or integrals in this course, but students are expected to have attained a sufficient level of mathematical maturity. Nevertheless, anyone who wants to learn the basics of matrix algebra is welcome to join. The course contains 38 short lecture videos, with a few problems to solve after each lecture. And after each substantial topic, there is a short practice quiz. Solutions to the problems and practice quizzes can be found in instructor-provided lecture notes. There are a total of four weeks in the course, and at the end of each week there is an assessed quiz. Lecture notes can be downloaded from http://www.math.ust.hk/~machas/matrix-algebra-for-engineers.pdf

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Rating 4.8 based on 66 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week
Starts Jun 29 (last week)
Cost $49
From The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology via Coursera
Instructor Jeffrey R. Chasnov
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Language English
Subjects Engineering Mathematics
Tags Physical Science And Engineering Math And Logic Electrical Engineering

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Prof. Chasnov has explained the fundamental concepts of linear algebra in a clear and friendly way.

Really good course to start linear algebra.

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this course just take up your level of understanding Very systematic course ,not a typical first course in linear algebra but brilliant overall .Extremely useful for engineers.Highly recommended!!!

This course gives a solid foundation to Linear Algebra.

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One of highlight is to compute the least square problem (fitting something) using matrix algebra and solving eigenvalue problem.

This was an interesting course, and I learned a lot about matrix algebra.

But, overall I feel the course is very good to get a background on Matrix algebra.

I've never learned any linear/matrix algebra before, but Dr. Jeffery Chasnov explained so well for me to understand.

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Rating 4.8 based on 66 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week
Starts Jun 29 (last week)
Cost $49
From The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology via Coursera
Instructor Jeffrey R. Chasnov
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Engineering Mathematics
Tags Physical Science And Engineering Math And Logic Electrical Engineering

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