FORTRAN 77 for Engineers and Scientists with an Introduction to FORTRAN 90 / Edition 4

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This book is a complete presentation of standard FORTRAN 77 with special applications of numerical methods in science and engineering. It surpasses the coverage of its best-selling predecessor, FORTRAN 77 for Engineers and Scientists, Third Edition, by adding a current introduction to Fortran 90. This book emphasizes sound structured programming and software engineering principles; its clear and concise presentation is perfect for readers who possess a background in algebra, with no previous programming experience.

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A complete presentation of FORTRAN 77 for a first course in computing, emphasizing problem analysis, algorithm development, and program coding, execution, and maintenance, and incorporating material on Fortran 90. Chapters on subjects such as selective execution, subroutines, and arrays offer some 50 complete programming examples, exercises, tips, and quizes. This fourth edition contains applications sections illustrating problem-solving methodology, chapter summaries, and boxed displays of descriptions of basic FORTRAN statements. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133630039
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 12/28/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 884
  • Product dimensions: 7.48 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 1.73 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Computing.

2. Basic Fortran.

3. Selective Execution.

4. Repetitive Execution.

5. Input/Output.

6. Programming with Functions.

7. Programming with Subroutines.

8. One-Dimensional Arrays.

9. MultiDimensional Arrays.

10. Other Data Types.

11. File Processing.

12. Additional FORTRAN Features.

13. New Directions in FORTRAN 90.

Appendix A: ASCII and EBCDIC.

Appendix B: Sample Files.

Appendix C: Program Composition.

Appendix D: Generic and Specific Names of Functions.

Appendix E: Internal Representation.

Appendix F: Answers to Quick Quizzes.

Index of Programming Problems.


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