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Introduction to Computational Science: Modeling and Simulation for the Sciences (Second Edition)

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Computational science is an exciting new field at the intersection of the sciences, computer science, and mathematics because much scientific investigation now involves computing as well as theory and experiment. This textbook provides students with a versatile and accessible introduction to the subject. It assumes only a background in high school algebra, enables instructors to follow tailored pathways through the material, and is the only textbook of its kind designed specifically for an introductory course in the computational science and engineering curriculum. While the text itself is generic, an accompanying website offers tutorials and files in a variety of software packages.

This fully updated and expanded edition features two new chapters on agent-based simulations and modeling with matrices, ten new project modules, and an additional module on diffusion. Besides increased treatment of high-performance computing and its applications, the book also includes additional quick review questions with answers, exercises, and individual and team projects.

  • The only introductory textbook of its kind--now fully updated and expanded
  • Features two new chapters on agent-based simulations and modeling with matrices
  • Increased coverage of high-performance computing and its applications
  • Includes additional modules, review questions, exercises, and projects
  • An online instructor's manual with exercise answers, selected project solutions, and a test bank and solutions (available only to professors)
  • An online illustration package is available to professors

About the Author

Angela B. Shiflet is the Larry Hearn McCalla Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science and director of computational science at Wofford College. George W. Shiflet is the Larry Hearn McCalla Professor of Biology at Wofford College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780691160719
Author:
Shiflet, Angela B
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Author:
Shiflet, Angela B.
Author:
Shiflet, George W.
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Biological Sciences.
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Applied Science and Engineering
Subject:
Applied Science an
Subject:
d Engineering
Subject:
Personal Computers-General
Publication Date:
20140331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
3 halftones. 192 line illus. 82 tables.
Pages:
856
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
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Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Applied
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Computer
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Educational

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