Learn the basics to solving nonlinear equations in MATLAB® . Apply root-finding methods to solve nonlinear equations across fields of engineering, physics, and biology.

Familiarize yourself with root finding concepts and the course.

Lessons:

- Course Overview

Define a root of a function and root finding problems.

Lessons:

- The Roots of a Function

- Visualizing Roots

- Defining the Root Finding Problem

Explore the bisection method, a simple and robust root finding algorithm.

Lessons:

- Selecting Brackets for a Root

- The Bisection Method Algorithm

`fzero`

FunctionUse the MATLAB function `fzero`

to find roots.

Lessons:

- MATLAB Root Finding Functions

- Anonymous Functions

- The fzero Function

- Finding Multiple Roots

- Review - The fzero Function

`fsolve`

FunctionUse the MATLAB function `fsolve`

to solve systems of nonlinear equations.

Lessons:

- Roots of Systems of Equations

- Anonymous Functions for Multivariable Systems

- The fsolve Function

- Review - The fsolve Function

Give feedback on the course.

Lessons:

- Additional Resources

- Survey

Format:Self-paced

Language:English

- Hands-on exercises with automated feedback
- Access to MATLAB through your web browser
- Shareable progress report and course certificate

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