Problem Solving, Abstraction, and Design Using C++ / Edition 5

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Problem Solving, Abstraction, and Design Using C++ presents and reinforces basic principles of software engineering design and object-oriented programming concepts while introducing the C++ programming language. The hallmark feature of this book is the Software Development Method that is introduced in the first chapter and carried throughout in the case studies presented.

A first course C++ programming text emphasizing object-oriented programming, problem solving skills, and program engineering and design. Discusses top-down design, functions, procedural decomposition, selection structures, repetition, simple data types, files, arrays, and structures. Introduces software engineering, user-defined classes, modeling concepts, recursion, pointers, and dynamic structures. Uses a problem solving approach to guide the student through relevant case studies geared to specific topics. Pointers have been de-emphasized and are included with dynamic data structures only. Supplementary materials are available on the Web.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321450050
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
  • Publication date: 10/3/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 600
  • Product dimensions: 7.32 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.27 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Computers, Problem Solving, and Programming 1
2 Overview of C++ 33
3 Top-Down Design with Functions and Classes 97
4 Selection Structures: if and switch statements 155
5 Repetition: while, for, and do-while statements 211
6 Program Design and Functions Revisited 277
7 Simple Data Types 325
8 Formatting and Files 365
9 Arrays and Structures 405
10 Introduction to Software Engineering 451
11 User-Defined Classes 493
12 Modeling Data with Arrays, Structs, and Classes 539
13 Recursion 601
14 Pointers and Dynamic Data Structures 631
App. A Character Sets 685
App. B Reserved Words and Special Characters 686
App. C Selected C++ Library Facilities 687
App. D Operators 693
App. E A Brief Introduction to Inheritance and Polymorphism 695
Answers A-1
Index I-1
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