Originally Posted by HOEPER
I would give necessary body parts to be fluent in matlab. In half of my classes we're expected to know how to use it even though we've never been taught.
My first introduction to matlab was in thermal physics... Professor walked in, handed us an assignment to be done in matlab, my group got tasked with writing a hard disk fluid simulation and none of us had ever seen or used matlab in our lives... since then though, I've become fairly fluent in it and it is very helpful once you get the hang of it.