# Course Topics

### One Dimensional Vectors

• pdf - 8 questions
• Solutions
• Accompanying files:
• data.xlsx
• ### Two Dimensional Vectors

• pdf - 7 questions
• Solutions
• Accompanying files:
• afv.mat
afv.xls
Davis_Weather_7012010_6302011.csv
hev.mat
hev.xls
SAC_AP_2005_solar.csv
work.mat
work.xls

### Logical Operations, Flow Control, and Loops

• pdf - 8 questions
• Solutions
• Accompanying files:
• illum.mat
panel_mpp.m
pd_mpp.asv
pd_mpp.m
Q8_soln.m

### Custom Functions

• pdf - 6 questions
• Solutions
• Accompanying files:
• q5.mat
lab6.mat
myNewton.m
solar_panel_optimal.asv
solar_panel_optimal.m
solar_panel.m

## Project #1

• From Winter 2012 -- Not open ended. Specific tasks for students to complete. This version does not use all data from the weather database below.
• Sample solution (.zip)
• Accompanying files:
• weather.mat or weather.xlsx which contains solar, wind, precipitation, land area, and population data for 54 cities.

## Project #2 - Final Team Project

• From Winter 2012 -- Five open ended topics. Topics 1 - 3 are renewable energy related, 4 and 5 are not.
• ### Below are Youtube videos produced in Winter 2012 by students who worked on the Solar Survey Option as their final project.

Project Description
Team SPS Engineers
Team CPT Crew
Team Solar 1
Team LoopZ'R us
Team Engineering Disciples
Team Squirrel With a Gun
Team Codeception
Team Weltzchmertz

• From Summer 2011:
• Accompanying files:
• StatesInfoMatFile.mat
CitiesMatFile.mat

# Publication:

ASEE 2013 Paper
ASEE 2013 Presentation Slides

# Slides

Sustainable Engineering Lecture -- Intro. lecture on sustainable engineering.
Intro. slides on MATLAB I/O -- Slides showing how MATLAB communicates with Arduino/HW. (Code shown is fictitious)
Nice chart on solar cell efficiency throughout the years. (source: NREL)