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Introduction to FORTRAN 90 for Engineers and Scientists

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Introduction to FORTRAN 90 for Engineers and Scientists


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  • Brief—At 336 pages this book introduces the basics of FORTRAN 90, and allows instructors to cover additional materials in the same class in the same semester. Pg.___
  • Inexpensive—Less expensive than a full-sized text, this book saves the students money, and allows instructors to reasonably require students to buy additional books and materials for the course.
  • Focuses on standard FORTRAN 90. Pg.___
  • Allows students to begin writing programs from the very beginning of the text. Pg.___
  • Features 13 Special Applications sections that illustrate problem solving in the context of engineering and science problems.
    • Describes a problem. Pg.___

    • Develops its specification. Pg.___

    • Designs algorithms. Pg.___

    • Develops and tests a program. Pg.___

  • Contains 36 complete programs and sample runs that illustrate basic programming concepts and demonstrate good structure and style. Pg.___
  • Includes exercises and 115 programming problems relevant to engineering and science.
    • 475 exercises.

    • Programming pointers summarize main points regarding style and structure.

    • FTP site from which you can download sample programs and subprograms marked in the text, data files used in the examples and on-line transparency masters.


  • Copyright 1997
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2" x 9-1/4"
  • Pages: 416
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-505215-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-505215-0

This Fortran 90 module, part pf PH Modular Series for Introductory Engineering, is by the authors of the best-selling FORTRAN 77 book, Nyhoff and Leestma. The module, designed for a short course, will introduce the important concepts of Fortran 90. The authors will incorporate a strong pedagogical approach that features examples and exercises for engineers and scientists, programming pointers, and programming problems.

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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. Arrays.

 9. Other Data Types.

10. Pointers and Linked Structures.

Appendix A: Intrinsic Procedures.

Appendix B: Sample Data Files.

Appendix C: Answers to Selected Exercises.



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