Introduction to ANSI C for Engineers and Scientists / Edition 1 by Dolores M. Etter, D. M. Etter, Delores M. Etter | | 9780132413817 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Introduction to ANSI C for Engineers and Scientists / Edition 1

Introduction to ANSI C for Engineers and Scientists / Edition 1

by Dolores M. Etter, D. M. Etter, Delores M. Etter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132413817

ISBN-13: 9780132413817

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Designed as a brief introduction to C, this book: Leads students into programming through analysis of and practice with simple C programs. Advances to more difficult topics, such as programmer-defined functions, one-dimensional arrays, and character data.

Overview

Designed as a brief introduction to C, this book: Leads students into programming through analysis of and practice with simple C programs. Advances to more difficult topics, such as programmer-defined functions, one-dimensional arrays, and character data.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132413817
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Engineering Problem Solving
3(17)
Grand Challenge: Weather Prediction
Grand Challenges
4(2)
Computing Systems
6(9)
Computer Hardware
6(1)
Computer Software
7(8)
An Engineering Problem-Solving Methodology
15(5)
Summary, Key Terms
18(2)
Simple C Programs
20(38)
Grand Challenge: Vehicle Performance
Program Structure
22(3)
Constants and Variables
25(5)
Scientific Notation
26(1)
Numeric Data Types
27(2)
Symbolic Constants
29(1)
Assignment Statements
30(10)
Arithmetic Operators
32(2)
Priority of Operators
34(2)
Overflow and Underflow
36(1)
Increment and Decrement Operators
37(1)
Abbreviated Assignment Operators
38(2)
Standard Input and Output
40(5)
printf Function
40(4)
scanf Function
44(1)
Mathematical Functions
45(4)
Elementary Math Functions
46(1)
Trigonometric Functions
47(2)
Problem Solving Applied: Velocity Computation
49(9)
Summary, Key Terms, C Statement Summary Style Notes, Debugging Notes, Problems
52(6)
Control Structures and Data Files
58(42)
Grand Challenge: Global Change
Algorithm Development
60(4)
Top-Down Design
60(1)
Structured Programming
61(3)
Conditional Expressions
64(3)
Relational Operators
65(1)
Logical Operators
66(1)
Precedence and Associativity
66(1)
Selection Statements
67(5)
Simple if Statement
68(1)
if/else Statement
69(3)
Loop Structures
72(7)
while Loop
73(1)
do/while Loop
74(1)
for Loop
75(3)
break and continue Statements
78(1)
Problem Solving Applied: Weather Balloons
79(5)
Data Files
84(16)
I/O Statements
84(2)
Reading Data Files
86(6)
Generating a Data File
92(2)
Summary Key Terms, C Statement Summary Style Notes, Debugging Notes, Problems
94(6)
Modular Programming with Functions
100(18)
Grand Challenge: Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery
Modularity
102(1)
Programmer-Defined Functions
103(15)
Function Definition
104(5)
Function Prototype
109(1)
Parameter List
110(2)
Storage Class and Scope
112(1)
Summary, Key Terms, C Statement Summary Style Notes, Debugging Notes, Problems
113(5)
One-Dimensional Arrays
118(16)
Grand Challenge: Speech Recognition
Array Definitions and Computations
120(5)
Definition and Initialization
120(2)
Computations and I/O
122(3)
Arrays as Function Arguments
125(9)
Call-by-Address References
127(1)
Statistical Measurements
127(2)
Summary, Key Terms, C Statement Summary Style Notes, Debugging Notes, Problems
129(5)
Character Data
134(17)
Grand Challenge: Mapping the Human Genome
Character Information
136(1)
Character Initialization and Computations
137(8)
Character I/O
138(4)
Arrays of Characters
142(2)
Character Comparisons
144(1)
Character Functions
145(6)
Summary, Key Terms, C Statement Summary Style Notes, Debugging Notes, Problems
147(4)
Appendix A ASCII Character Codes 151(4)
Complete Solutions to Practice! Problems 155(5)
Index 160

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