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C for Scientists and Engineers


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  • Comprehensive, in-depth C coverage with a very clear presentation. Pg.___
  • Many current applications of C to science and engineering are presented, giving relevant uses of C in real world situations. Pg.___
  • Provides over 150 complete programs, with detailed step-by-step explanations and commentary, drawn from the scientific and engineering domains — Clearly showing how to write complete, functional programs. Pg.___
  • Copious examples throughout offer concrete demonstrations of methods and concepts. Over 300 included.
  • Contains numerous (650) end-of section exercises, immediately checking student understanding and providing feedback. Hints are provided at the end of the book for odd-numbered exercises. Pg.___
  • Good coverage of C pitfalls and traps in Common Programming Errors section.
  • Provides an array of appendices for reference.
    • ASCII table. Pg.___

    • UNIX specific compilers.

    • Summary of C language. Pg.___

    • How to run programs in specific domains (e.g. Vax, Borland, etc...) Pg.___

    • Syntax diagrams of C.


  • Copyright 1997
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/4"
  • Pages: 816
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-02-361136-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-02-361136-0

This book, based on the best-seller APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMING IN ANSI C, includes one of the clearest introductions to C programming available, and assumes no prior programming knowledge. Their new book reflects the clear presentation and excellent examples and programming exercises for which the authors have become well known. KEY TOPICS: Includes nearly 300 numbered examples which show the purpose of various C features and explains how to use C in a wide range of environments. Common programming error sections highlight easily misunderstood aspects of the C language. MARKET: Of interest to engineers and scientists.

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Table of Contents

 1. Computer Systems and Program Development.

 2. Introduction to C.

 3. Variables, Operators, and Control Flow.

 4. More Operators and Control Flow.

 5. Functions and Program Structure.

 6. Arrays.

 7. Pointers.

 8. Storage Classes and Type Qualifiers.

 9. Input and Output.

10. Structures, Unions, and Enumerated Types.

11. Advanced Topics.

Appendix A. ASCII and EBCDIC Tables.

Appendix B. Summary of the C Language.

Appendix C. Syntax Diagrams of C.

Appendix D. Some C Functions.

Appendix E. C and UNIX.

Appendix F. VAX-11 C, Borland C++, and Microsoft C++.

Hints and Solutions to Odd-Numbered Exercises.



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