For A24 in the Sample exam, either (a) or (b) are correct (there is a typo mistake). By the way, in the final exam, only one answer will be correct! if in doubt, select the most suitable answer.
One possible solution for the question C1(b) is
vs = sort(v);
m1 = vs( length(vs) );
m2 = vs( length(vs) - 1);
m1 - m2
In case the above is not clear, here is the screen dump:
You can also write the above with fewer statements, if you wish!
Pre Exam Consultations:
Solutions for the Sample Final Exam are now available:
Initial instructions for week-13 lab are now available.
You should read the instructions and get yourself ready for week-13 lab !
There is an additional help session today (4pm to 6pm Friday 13th Oct and next Wednesday (Week 12 18th Oct) session is moved to a later time (6pm to 8pm).
Assignment-1 is now available for feedback/self-assessment. Please note that, your tutor will mark your assignment-1 (using the same file that is available to you) and enter marks in the database. However, if you are interested, we have provided you all the 16 tests along with the brief explanations. You could self-assess your assignment-1 for feedback, all you need to do is click on the button " RunTests " on the worksheet " Index ", it will run all the tests and display results. If you have any issues with the marks, please contact your tutor.
For Style, five (5) marks will be awarded using the available
Please download your Assignment-1 file from the following link, you need to login using your ZID. The file will be downloaded to your default download directory.
The following two are now available:
The constant "TH ER SHOLD_MAX_INTERNAL_FUEL" is misspelt ! (thanks to Daniel and Andrew). It should be TH RE SHOLD_MAX_INTERNAL_FUEL. You can download the following two revised files:
Assignment-2 is now available, we will discuss it in today's lecture.
Tuesday 26 Sep 3pm - 5pm Clavier Lab
Wednesday 27 Sep 3pm - 5pm Clavier Lab
Friday 29 Sep 12pm - 2pm Clavier Lab
If you want to post a message to request help during a "Help Session", please use the following forum (and not Assignment-1 forum):
If you have a question regarding Assignment-1 outside a help session , you can use the following forum :
Instructions on how to submit your ENGG1811 Assignment-1 is now added to the specification.
You can now use the Style Assessor for Assignment-1 to check and improve your style.
Additional slides and video for week-07 lecture are now available:
Week-08 lab is now available. At the start of the lab specifications, you will find help videos on Matlab. Please watch the help videos (no audio) before attempting the exercises. They provide comprehensive introduction to the Matlab topics required for the lab exercises. If you are familiar with a topic(s), you can increase display speed (speed upto 2.0X , button located at the bottom right corner) to quickly glanced through the topics covered in the videos.
Assignment-1 is now available, see " Assignment 1 " in the left panel. Please read the specifications before tomorrow's lecture, we will discuss it in the lecture.
I will release Assignment-1 in tomorrow's lecture (Tuesday, 05 September).
The following video explains how computer programming and computation thinking are used to solve problems in transport engineering.
One of the links from the database to webcms3 is not working at this point, it should be fixed in a day or two. Meanwhile, you can check your marks using the following link:
UNSW is participating in the Student Experience Survey (SES). All undergraduate and postgraduate students studying in Australia are invited to participate in this survey.
The earlier you complete the survey, the more chances you have to win the major weekly prize of $1,000 prepaid VISA gift card! There are heaps of other prizes to be won each week as well! Terms and conditions are here (
Login details should have been sent to your UNSW email address.
The Student Experience Survey (SES) provides current higher education students with the opportunity to talk about their experience of the institution they are enrolled in. The results of this research are used to help UNSW and the government gain insight into students' experiences, and to monitor and improve teaching and learning in Australia.
The solutions to the sample mid session test are available at:
Please read the following reply from Andrew Lem in case you see an error message like - "this file has been protected with a password and cannot be opened":
Your ENGG1811 Mid-Session Exam will be conducted during the first part of your week 5 lab . You can use use OpenOffice Calc only, no web access, however Documentation will be provided. Answer questions in spreadsheet and submit the file.
ENGG1811 Sample Mid Session Test
is now available at:
Solutions for the above sample test will be available on Thursday Week-04.
Mondays and Fridays 12 -2. Check the Help Sessions page for further details.
These are not compulsory. You may attend them to prepare for your lab or to catch up etc.
To access lecture recording, please following instructions available under " Lecture Recordings " in the left panel.
ENGG1811 course website is available at:
Please note that ENGG1811 course website is not on the moodle.
Welcome to ENGG1811 (Computing for Engineers)!
The first meeting (lecture) is at 2pm Tuesday 25 July 2017 , in Sir John Clancy Auditorium (K-C24-G17). The course outline is now available, please see the link " Course Outline " in the left panel . Please read it all, and ask questions in the first lecture on anything that's not clear. The course material will be available on this website, so you may want to bookmark this page.
Labs start in Week-2 , so there are no labs in Week-1.
See you on Tuesday!