FORTRAN 90 for Scientists and Engineers

FORTRAN 90 for Scientists and Engineers

1st Edition - April 7, 1994

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  • Author: Brian Hahn
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780340600344
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080571607

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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

Table of Contents

  • 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.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 368
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1994
  • Published: April 7, 1994
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780340600344
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080571607

About the Author

Brian Hahn

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.

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Former Professor, Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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