The introduction of the Fortran 90 standard is the first significant change in the Fortran language in over 20 years. this book is designed for anyone wanting to learn Fortran for the first time or or a programmer who needs to upgrade from Fortran 77 to Fortran 90.
Employing a practical, problem-based approach this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the language. More experienced programmers will find it a useful update to the new standard and will benefit from the emphasis on science and engineering applications.
Scientists and Engineers
Getting going Elementary Fortran: 1 Elementary Fortran: 2 Program preparation Decisions Loops Errors Subprograms and modules Arrays Advanced input and output Handling characters Derived Types: structures Pointer variables Simulation Matrices and their applications Introduction to numerical methods Order of statements in a program unit Summary of Fortran 90 statements Intrinsic procedures ASCII character codes Solutions to selected exercises.
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1994
- 7th April 1994
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Brian Hahn was a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Cape Town. In his career, Brian wrote more than 10 books for teaching programming languages to beginners.
Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Cape Town, South Africa