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FORTRAN 90 and Engineering Computation
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One of the first programming books dedicated to Fortran 90—packed with engineering examples and applications! Fortran 90 and Engineering Computation William Schick, Emeritus, Fairleigh Dickinson University Gordon Silverman, Manhattan College 58512-2 Fortran is still one of todays most widely used—and widely taught programming languages. But most books on the subject are based on the old Fortran 77. Now this authoritative new book teaches the principles of programming exclusively in the new version of Fortran—Fortran 90! While other books merely annotate a discussion of Fortran 77, this one puts Fortran 90 at center stage. The authors draw on their two years of experience with a Fortran 90 compiler to present a complete and accurate introduction to using this challenging new standard. Plus, the approximately 150 example problems—more examples than any other similar book—make heavy use of engineering situations. The reader will find specific examples drawn from Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and more. Other features include:
Book News Annotation:
Teaches principles of programming in the new version of the programming language, Fortran 90. Covers creating and compiling a program, debugging techniques, data types and operations, subroutines, numerical applications, and graphing data and design applications. The numerous examples incorporate mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering situations.
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This book is also available through the Introductory Engineering Custom Publishing System. If you are interested in creating a course-pack that includes chapters from this book, you can get further information by calling 212-850-6272 or sending email inquiries to engineer&atsign;jwiley.com. User-friendly, this book thoroughly explains the principles of programming in the latest version of Fortran. Features an abundance of fully tested and debugged Fortran 90 programs accessible to many disciplines and of graded difficulty. Discusses a complete program edit/compile cycle. Encourages good programming habits. Includes scores of engineering and science examples and numerous end-of-chapter problems.
Table of Contents
Computer and Programming Fundamentals.
Fortran 90 Programming Procedure.
Data Types and Operations.
How to Make the Computer Communicate with You.
Amplifying the Power of a Program by Use of Subroutines.
Program Testing and Debugging.
Graphing Data and Design Applications.
Solutions to Selected Problems.
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