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Fortran 90 For Engineers

ISBN: 978-0-471-36426-9
288 pages
January 1995, ©1995
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Description

This brief introductory text teaches students how to write programs in Fortran 90. It covers programming basics, and uses a five-step method for solving engineering problems.

This text is suitable for a freshman level Introduction to Programming course in Engineering. It is particularly appropriate for a course in which students will be introduced to a number of different programming languages (i.e. Fortran, C++, Java)

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Table of Contents

Solving Problems with Fortran 90

Arithmetic Computations and Simple Programs

Control Constructs

Engineering and Scientific Data Files

Array Processing

External Procedures

Additional Data Types

An Introduction to Pointers

Appendix A: Fortran 90 Intrinsic Functions

Solutions to Try It! Exercises

Answers to Selected Problems

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The Wiley Advantage

  • Five-step problem solving process. A five-step methodology for solving problems is used throughout the text. Each step is clearly identified to help students focus on the process of breaking a problem into smaller components and then addressing the smaller components throughout the text. The five steps are:
    1. State the problem clearly.
    2. Describe the input and the output.
    3. Work the problem by hand (or with a calculator) for a specific set of data.
    4. Develop a solution that is general in nature.
    5. Test the algorithm with a variety of data sets.
  • Key Topics Covered - arithmetic computations, control structures, array processing, external procedures, and data types, and pointers.
  • Includes real-world applications throughout.
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Instructors Resources
Supplement COLS000040
Contains:
  • solutions to problems
  • teaching strategies for the software programs, languages, or skills or topics covered
  • transparency masters
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