In the last few years Python is getting more and more important in the scientific / engineering industry. The reason is mainly due to the costs of Matlab, but also other factors such as object orientated programming play a role. If you’re good with Matlab, learning Python is very easy. There are a lot of packages available which allow to use the same or similar commands as in Matlab. Files used for the Python Workshop, which includes a tutorial, can be downloaded by clicking on the link below.