3603 – Homework

Submitting Homework

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Please submit a separate report for each problem!

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To receive credit for a homework assignment, ensure that you follow these rules:

  • Homework solutions must be submitted electronically (see the syllabus for more information).
  • Please note that if you make multiple submissions, only the LAST submission will be graded, so be sure to include all files in that submission.
  • Solutions will be posted shortly after homework is due.  No late homework submissions will be accepted unless arrangements are made prior to the due date with Prof. Sutherland.
  • Unless stated otherwise in the homework problem, provide a separate report for each problem.
  • Reports should be submitted in PDF format.  Also submit any supplementary files (e.g. Matlab scripts or Excel worksheets) that you use to solve the problem.
  • Reports should contain a brief description of the problem, a description of how you solved it, and a discussion of the results.  Also include relevant figures, tables, etc.

Graded Homework

Click here to view graded homework assignments.

Homework Resources

LyX information:

LyX is a great tool for typesetting.  Here is an installation guide for Windows.

If you are using the remote access computers in ICC, follow these instructions to set up LyX the first time you use it.


Homework Assignments

  1. (5 pts) Due Monday, January 9 by 5:00 PM: complete this survey
  2. Homework 2 due Monday, January 23 by 8:30 AM.  Here is a template for part of problem 3 that may be helpful (it can also be adapted for problem 2).
  3. Homework 3 due Monday, January 30 by 8:30 AM.  You will need data files for problem 3.  Here is one for use with matlab, and one for Excel.  If you choose to use matlab, here is a snippet of a file that will load the data for you.
  4. Homework 4 due Monday, February 6 at 8:00 PM.  Here is a short screencast that may be helpful for problem 1.
  5. Homework 5 due Wednesday, February 15 at 8:30 AM.
  6. Homework 6 due Monday, March 6 at 8:30 AM.
  7. Homework 7 due Tuesday, March 21 at 7:00 PM.  Here is a ternary diagram you can use for the last problem.
    • Solutions.  Matlab file for problem 1 and problem 2.  See the lectures page for the other files required for the K-value calculations.
  8. Homework 8 due Friday, March 31 at 6:00 PM.



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