MATLAB (matrix laboratory) is a numerical computing environment and fourth-generation programming language. Developed by MathWorks, MATLAB allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages, including C, C++, Java, and Fortran.

Installation of Mathworks MATLAB on a Windows PC

  1. Download the Windows Package (64bit)
  2. Extract the Matlab package, you will need 7zip or a similar extraction utility to do this.
  3. Connect to engineering VPN server
  4. From an administrative command prompt, change directory to the unzipped folder and run "setup.cmd" (NOT "setup.exe")

Installation of Mathworks MATLAB on a Linux PC.

  1. Download
  2. Extract the Matlab package, you will need 7zip or a similar extraction utility to do this.
  3. Connect to engineering VPN server
  4. Copy installer-class.ini and license.dat to /tmp/
  5. From the extracted folder, run ./install -if /tmp/installer-class.ini
  6. After the installation completes, copy license.dat to /usr/local/MATLAB/licenses/network.lic

Installation of Mathworks MATLAB on a Mac OS X PC

  1. Download the package for Mac OS X 10.12 or later
  2. Extract the Matlab package, you will need 7zip or a similar extraction utility to do this. (Keka is recommended)
  3. Connect to VPN to run Matlab
  4. Run ENGRInstall